Tourism Authority Director calls for review of ‘excessive’ new airport fees

Director of the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) Brian Mullis has labelled the newly implemented fees on travellers at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) as excessive and has called on the government and the CJIA’s management to reexamine them.

“The government mandated airport security fee and new passenger service charge at CJIA are excessive. It is already expensive to travel to and within Guyana,” Mullis told Stabroek News yesterday.

His comments came a day after former Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin said the “arbitrarily” implemented fees will have a negative impact on the country’s tourism sector…..