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British budget battles

In the run-up to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s April Budget speech, our UK partner organisation UKHospitality has been campaigning hard for an extension of the 12.5% VAT rate for the sector. To support their […]

German vocational training initiative

Our sister organisation, DEHOGA, announced the restructuring of vocational training in the sector with a lot of press. They are also trying to make the profession more attractive with modern online access to information that […]

US sectoral labour situation

According to the official US labor statistics, the number of people employed increased by 678 thousand in February, compared to the 400 thousand expected by experts, bringing the unemployment rate down to 3.8%, only 2.1 […]

The tables have turned

There was a time, not so long ago, when “overtourism” was a very fashionable word. Before the pandemic, many European cities became very crowded, the population suffering from the huge numbers of tourists who overcrowded […]

Italians are already spending to restore tourism

A new tourism aid package of €600 million follows the €380 million aid fund in August. The sums, which will be available from 28 February, can be used either in the form of tax credits […]

One third of hotels in Rome closed

One of the world’s most popular cities, Rome, is a prime example of the decimating effect of restrictions on tourism. According to recent figures, 350 of Rome’s 1,300 or so hotels are currently closed, with […]

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