HLCLUB renews the diploma for its commitment to quality tourism

The diploma has been awarded by NODE Garraf, of the Diputació de Barcelona  The Garraf Economic Development Agency, NODE Garraf, which has the support of the Diputació de Barcelona since its gestation, has once again recognised HLCLUB’s commitment as a tourist information point to providing a quality tourist information and care service.  NODE Garraf, the […]

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The demand of tourist companies to reduce VAT falls on deaf ears

Reyes Maroto doubts that the measure will have an effect on demand The tourism sector is calling for a reduction in tourist VAT, which has been set at 10% since 2012, to offset the effects of the pandemic, which has hit the sector like no other. For this reason, the business organizations are demanding that […]

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The tourism sector will lose 63 million international visitors this 2020

Rural tourism does not falter despite restrictions and the absence of international mobility The tourism sector will close 2020 with losses of 75% or 76% in international visitors, in addition to tourism spending, according to the Secretary of State for Tourism, Fernando Valdés, which would mean losing 63 million tourists in a year. A severe […]

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The first phase of the de-escalation plan is extended until 21 December in Catalonia

Catalonia will maintain the same restrictions for two more weeks The Generalitat has decided to postpone until 21 December the access to section 2 of the de-escalation due to the worsening of the data the Covid in Catalonia. Thus, the Autonomous Community will remain in tranche 1 of the plan begun on 23 November and […]

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A study measuring the tourist reputation points to the Garraf with a score of 8.37 out of 10

Sitges (8.37) and Vilanova i la Geltrú (8.28) stand as the most valued municipalities in terms of tourist experience  Blanca López The tourist experience in the Garraf gets a rating of 8,37 out of 10 in 2019, surpassing the average of 8.24 in the Barcelona Region. This is affirmed by a study that measures the […]

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95 countries at the World Tourism Summit to coordinate the revitalization of the sector

Held in La Palma, the conference ended in a call from public and private actors for international coordination of measures to revive tourism  Blanca López Senior representatives of tourism from 95 countries and more than 100 tourism companies met on Monday, in person or virtually on the Canary island of La Palma for the conference “Launching […]

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L’Espanya de la Covid-19, una oportunitat de renovació per al sector turístic

New technologies, creativity and a customer experience adapted to new expectations, fundamental to the transformation of tourism  Although some limit themselves to coexist with uncertainty, others see the current situation as an opportunity to transform the tourism sector, so that it recovers as soon as possible and does not depend so much on external factors. […]

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Aid from 2,000 to 20,000 euros for companies and self-employed in the tourism sector

The deadline for submitting applications is open at 9.00 am this Thursday 26 November and closes at 14.00 pm on 30 December 2020 This Thursday, the Department of Enterprise and Knowledge has opened a new €19 million aid line for businesses and self-employed people in the tourism sector who have been affected by Covid-19. Applications […]

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HLCLUB joins Black Friday with legal advice offers

On the occasion of Black Friday, HLCLUB will offer free legal advice on tourist use housing for the remainder of 2020 if contracted in the week of 27 November to 4 December. Black Friday is one of the most anticipated commercial events for consumers worldwide. However, this year will be irremediably marked by the Covid-19 […]

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The tourism sector expects a loss of 106.000 million euros at the end of 2020

Entrepreneurs demand a reduction in VAT, tax incentives, direct aids and quick tests to prevent Christmas from being a ruin  Blanca López  With the blocking of antigen tests or rapid tests, without VAT rebates or other tax incentives, without direct aid, and only with credits, basically through the Official Credit Institute (ICO), the tourism sector […]

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