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  • Today, in several amendments to the Bill The GPP proposes to expand measures to mitigate the effects of bankruptcy of tour operator Thomas Cook
  • It proposes a 100 percent discount on airport taxes in the Balearic and Canary Islands for one year
  • It claims to extend the Social Security quota bonus to all indefinite contracts and to activities related to transport, distribution and commerce related to the tourism sector
  • It wants to expand the amount of subsidies from 15 to 30 million for the Canary Islands and from 8 to 15 million for the Balearic Islands, for payment in one month
  • To strengthen the so-called ‘Smart Destinations Strategy’, 15 million grants are proposed
  • The Popular Parliamentary Group in Congress has submitted nine amendments to the draft article to mitigate the effects of the bankruptcy of British tour operator Thomas Cook, in order to expand the aid and measures provided for in the original Royal Decree-Law.
  • The amendments, with the signature of the GPP spokeswoman, Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo, propose in the first place to discount 100% airport taxes in the Balearic and Canary Islands during the next twelve months, which results in a reduction in prices for travelers and so that air traffic to those destinations is recovered faster. In addition, the GPP proposes extending the Social Security quota bonus to any type of indefinite contract, and to transport, distribution and commerce activities related to the tourism sector.
  • It also raises the need to expand the amount of aid, and set specific deadlines of one month for payment. In the case of the Canary Islands, subsidies would increase from 15 to 30 million, while in the case of the Balearic Islands the figure would rise from eight to 15 million. For the strengthening of the so-called ‘Smart Destinations Strategy’, the aid demanded by the GPP would amount from 1,480,000 euros to 15 million euros.




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