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Tourism Council Rejects $20 Air Tax in Mexico

The National Business Tourism Council (CNET) made the $20 USD air tax proposal in June arguing that the state of Quintana Roo should be the first to test the tax since it receives the highest percentage of tourist travel. The tax, the council said, would be used for security purposes.

The tourism business sector of the state rejected any new tax that the authorities intend to carry out.

Representatives of associations and tourist chambers for Quintana Roo held a press conference last week saying they will no longer accept any increase in current taxes or the creation of new taxes.

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