ABU DHABI / WAM
The Abu Dhabi Executive Committee has approved a proposal to reduce tourism fees from 6 percent to 3.5 percent and municipality fees from 4 percent to 2 percent.
This came during a meeting of the Committee, which was presided over by Jassim Mohammed Buatabh Al Zaabi, Chairman of the Committee.
The Committee also sanctioned a proposal to reduce municipality fees for hotel rooms from AED15 to as much as AED10 per room, per night and to collect the fees on half-yearly, instead of monthly basis.
Jassim Al Zaabi emphasised the importance of tourism sector as a key component in the economic diversification drive in Abu Dhabi.