As part of the Government’s ongoing Trafalgar Interchange New Roundabouts Project, works will be undertaken to resurface the northern side of Ragged Staff Road for a period of three days commencing as from 2.00pm on Saturday 29 May 2010 until Monday 31 May 2010.
The Latvian airline airBaltic has called on the Latvian government to reduce the VAT rate on overnight accommodations from 21% to 5%, and to do so immediately. This, the airline believes, will help to attract additional foreign tourists, ensure jobs in the sector, and increase national revenue by exporting tourism services.
Japan is facing economic downturn. Yen is too strong and the global economic crisis also does not help the tourism industry. Japanese government, however, intends to attract 10 million tourists by 2010 and plans to allow rich individuals from China to visit Japan on their own.