TITLE

First Choice unveils carbon fee

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;12/1/2006, Issue 2745, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that First Choice may merge a new opt-out carbon-offsetting charge with the 40 pennies it already collects on every booking for The Travel Foundation to make both fees an easier sell for agents. In line with this plan, the firm will charge an extra one pound per adult and 50 pennies per child on every booking from programs on sale from next spring.
ACCESSION #
23478924

 

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