The re-opening of the county opens the closure to the tourist accommodation of Garraf and Baix Penedès

On 15 March, the Procicat lifted the comarcal confinement for the living bubbles  The comarcal mistrust leaves behind two months of restrictions that have cleared tourist accommodations. This new phase of mobility is a breath of relief to tourism, which can already recover some of the economic activity, and also to citizens, who are being […]

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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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Royal Decree Law 35/2020, of 22 December, of urgent measures to support the tourist industry, hotel and trade and tax matters

Yesterday the BOE published Royal Decree-Law 35/2020 of 22 December, with measures to support the tourism, hotel and catering and commercial sectors valued at 4.22 billion euros.  Below is a brief summary of the main measures:           Reduction in the rent of premises Both SMEs and self-employed people who have rented premises can benefit. There […]

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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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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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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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