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 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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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 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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New Supreme Court ruling on mortgage paid expenses

Banks will have to pay back 100% of the property registration expenses and 50% of the notary, Administration and valuation On 26th October, the Supreme Court issued a new judgment related to the distribution of the costs of formalization of mortgages and that tilts the balance in favor of the consumer, since it allows him […]

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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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