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 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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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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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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The Govern approves a deduction in the tax return and another deferment in the tourist tax

Decree Law 36/2020 of 3 November complements other measures taken previously in relation to such taxes Blanca López  07/11/2020 In order to alleviate the serious effects of the health and economic crisis arising from the coronavirus pandemic, the government of la Generalitat de Catalunya has approved new tax measures in the field of tourist tax […]

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Valoration and feelings: Summer with Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear customers and readers: We bring you an assessment of the season we have experienced. Without a doubt, the worst we have ever experienced. Next, we are going to make a summary via data from APARTUR, the Association of Tourist Apartments of Barcelona: The forecast was that the decrease in the number of reservations at the […]

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Modification included in Law 5/2020. Tax on stays in establishments for tourist use.

Publication of Law 5/2020, on fiscal, financial, administrative and public sector measures and the creation of the tax on facilities that affect the environment. We summarize in reference to our sector and that; in its chapter V it modifies the amount of the tax on the Stays to establishments of tourist use. With effect from […]

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Information about Covid-19 #Coronavirus February and March

Covid-19 and links for information on the prevention and active status of the virus: Interesting article in the newspaper Expansión, with the Coronavirus guide for companies and workers. Guide Expansion Catalan Institute of Occupational Health and Safety. Gencat   Presentation of the initial forecast of the impact of the coronavirus made by Iata Economics, to serve […]

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Carnival 2020 en Vilanova i la Geltrú, Sitges, Segur de Calafell y Canyelles

As every year, carnival arrives in our city and nearby towns. From today until Sunday; that is, from the 20th to the 26th of February.   Streets full of people, joy and innocence in the faces of children, rustic, fun, fun … It is a time that we love. We like it because of the […]

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