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        5/13/2013, Sivan 4, 5773

      Demonstration Against Tax on Incoming Tourism Services


      About 500 people involved in the tourism industry demonstrated outside the Prime Minister's Office, Monday morning, in protest of the proposed imposition of value-added tax for services to international travellers.

      A spokeswoman for the Hotel Association said the demonstrators represented travel agencies, car rental companies, taxis, bus companies, tourist attractions and airlines, in addition to hotels and hotel chains.