With the wine to the neck: wine cellars in Covid-19 time

Supermarkets, the biggest adversaries of wine cellars Wine cellars experience a loss of 26.7% after confinement.    It is bad times for wine cellars. The closure of the catering industry, coupled with the new trend of direct sales between wineries and consumers, has done nothing but harm to these places which promote the culture of […]

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Is there a possibility of opining?

In conscience, this letter should be entitled something like “The Infuges of a Banana State”; but out of respect, out of principle, or through education, we have not named it that way. Our motivation, dear readers, is the publication of the ministerial order of the 13th January with effect on 14 January to modify an […]

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The arrival of the vaccine, the great hope of the tourism sector

The Institute for Economic Analysis (IEE) estimates a GDP growth of 6% this 2021 Summer of 2021 It is not the title of a film, although this last year may be worthy of a film, but the date that has scheduled the tourist industry as the start of recovery. An increase in the forecasting of […]

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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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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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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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Royal Decree-Law 34/2020 of 17 November, with measures to support solvency and business liquidity

In addition to the modifications in the business sphere, the Decree-Law includes modifications on IVA, corporate tax and bankruptcy    The BOE published on November 18, 2020 the Royal Decree-Law 34/2020, of November 17, of urgent measures to support business solvency and the energy and tax sector, which entered into force yesterday, 19 November 2020, […]

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Plan for the progressive opening of activities in Catalonia

Roadmap for the review of the intensity of the measures adopted on the occasion of the second epidemic wave of SARSCoV-2 in Catalonia The stages of the opening plan are re-evaluated territorially every 15 days and, depending on the results of this evaluation, it may result: a) The decision to progress in the opening plan: […]

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