WORLD MEASURES TAKEN TO HELP TOURISM SURVIVE
– Tax deferral is introduced for travel companies;
– Moratorium in payments to the reserve and personal funds of tour operators is applied;
– A bill draft is being prepared to return funds for canceled tours from the money of the tour operators’ personal liability fund in “Tourist Assistance”. .
Donald Trump has called for a package of measures to stimulate the economy. More than a trillion dollars will be budgeted including $ 50 billion to support airlines that are facing bankruptcy and $ 300 billion to help small businesses.
According to The New York Times, Germany has pledged $ 600 billion to help enterprises and individuals. British leaders said they would spend more than $ 420 billion to fight the crisis. The European Union has promised hundreds of billions to its member states.
The European Tourism Manifesto Alliance has thought out measures for the period of recovery of the tourism industry after the crisis. The simplification of visa rules for long-haul passenger transportation, tax reduction for travelers, budget increase for promotion of various destinations, marketing and new product development.
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