No guarantees airport levy will boost local tourism

Yasmin Ramlan

Tourists on the cable car platform at Gunung Mat Chinchang, Langkawi. Starting June next year, outgoing passengers will have to pay a levy as part of the government's attempt to boost domestic tourism. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 5, 2018.

THE airport levy proposed in Budget 2019, which charges outgoing passengers RM20 and RM40 does not guarantee an increase in domestic tourism, said travel associations.

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