Senegal scraps visas for tourists, cuts tax on air fares

April 4, 2015 1:47 PM

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DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal has scrapped visa requirements for foreign visitors and will slash taxes on air fares as it seeks to revive a tourism sector crippled by high costs and a regional Ebola outbreak.

The cost and administrative hassle of visas, coupled with taxes on air tickets, led to a fall in the number of visitors to the country.

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