Desire for reform of tourism regulation

PUBLISHED : Friday, 25 February, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 25 February, 2011, 12:00am


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Nearly half the 521 respondents to a Democratic Party survey want the government to set up a department to regulate the tourism industry, now the job of self-regulator the Travel Industry Council. Another 32 per cent would like a statutory body to take up the role. The government earlier announced it would launch a consultation in April. Tourism Commissioner Philip Yung Wai-hung said the government would hear views of lawmakers and the public.