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State support does not allay the anguish and anger of hoteliers


DECRYPTION - The sector is not subject to administrative closures, but it is one of the most affected by the crisis. Professionals consider themselves the forgotten collateral victims of government decisions.

Finally a little consideration ... After feeling the forgotten, even invisible, victims of the epidemic, hoteliers had the (good) surprise to see Sunday the government open the support fund to them.

They may receive compensation equivalent to 20% of their December 2019 turnover, up to a limit of 200,000 euros.

“Until then, we were largely absent from the State support plans,”

notes Jean-Bernard Falco, founding president of the Paris Inn hotel group.

The fact of hearing the government finally talk about hotels and a principle of compensation is an excellent point.

But it does not take into account our economic situation, which is dramatic. ”

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Hoteliers have been living an apocalyptic scenario since the first confinement, when the establishments were emptied in a few days.

They are still operating slowly: last week, only 70% of the 18,651 hotels in France were open, their occupancy rate fell to 22%, and the price

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Source: lefigaro

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