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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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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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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Work calendar for 2021: the holidays of the year and two large bridges

Calendario laboral

The BOE published last 2 November the list of Labor Holidays submitted by the autonomous communities for 2021, shaping the work calendar for the next year  After a 2020 where most of the festivities that have occurred since March have been suppressed by the recurrent confinement resulting from the health crisis of the Covid-19, spanish […]

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Government designs 2021 Budgets to cushion the impact of the pandemic

Spain will receive 71 million euros in transfers from the new EU Recovery Instrument, Next Generation In the context of the economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the State approved on 28 October a draft budget for 2021 containing a record increase in spending of 550,484 million euros with the aim of mitigating the […]

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