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the decision of The british Government has fallen down “like a jug of iced water” among the tourism entrepreneurs of the Valencian Community in a difficult season that now needs a reset.
“sledgehammer” that “truncates” the good feelings of the industry for August , “with bookings that were encouraging and although they were far from those which would be normal at this time of year, we hoped that they were getting back to normal face to the month of September and October,” explained yesterday the president of the employer hotel Hosbec, Toni mayor, with headquarters in Benidorm.
british tourism is the main international market in the city of alicante, with a forty per cent quota. In fact, just yesterday the airport of Alicante-Elche scheduled to 54 flights to the Uk as the source and destination.
Many hotels planned to reopen in the next few days according to the growth of demand. Are the same you see now with “disbelief” how the effort “has been thrown overboard in just one month, reaching back to the authorities with the distance changed and without time to react “, so that predicts damage “very serious”.
Contact with the u.s. embassy
In that line, the president of the Generalitat, Ximo Puig, has requested the Government of the United Kingdom that exclude the Valencian Community , and in particular to the destinations of the Costa Blanca, to its requirements for travelers.
Puig argues that the regions that have traditionally been recipients of british tourists have an incidence of Covid-19 lower than the own Britain, and so moved yesterday in a telephone conversation the ambassador of this country in Spain, Hugh Elliot.