In the ministerial decree of 11 August 2021 signed by the Minister of Tourism Massimo Garavaglia, 2021 refreshments for travel agencies and tour operators are divided, for tour guides and tour leaders, for open-top buses, for tourist-accommodation companies, for entertainment agencies and for the management bodies of speleological sites and caves. The decree calculates the amounts for each category entitled to it.

For each category there are specific rules, in some cases flat-rate scheme in others a calculation based on the losses suffered due to the health emergency, so it is not always necessary to submit an application.

Travel agencies and tour operators: established by February 28, 2020, are intended for euros 32.000.000 of 2021 plus euro 128.710.774 of 2020 for a total of euros 160.710.774;

Tourist guides and tour leaders: are intended for euros 25.760.000 for 2021 allowing to submit an application even to those who had not participated in the first Notice. Contributions are automatic for those who had requested previous compensation.

Open buses: they are destined 5 million for 2020 and another 2 million for 2021, for a total of 7 million, based on the difference between the monthly average of 2020 turnover on 2019.

Tourist-accommodation companies: are intended for euros 200 million; at animation agencies Euros are intended for parties and holiday villages 10 million, The contribution is calculated on the basis of the difference between the value of the turnover for the period from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019 and that referring instead to the period 2020 January 30 - 2021 June XNUMX.

A second decree is added to this decree for the allocation and distribution of the resources of the Fund for the enhancement of the caves with refreshments for 2 million to the managing bodies of speleological sites and caves for tourism purposes.

"We express great satisfaction with this ministerial decree" - he declares Maria Paola Migliosi, president of ConfGuide - “also because these non-repayable refreshments will also support all those tourist guides who until now had remained out of the first support measures. The pandemic has had devastating repercussions on our sector, it has brought thousands of workers and their families to their knees, and we still do not see any signs of recovery in the short term. "

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