At the meeting of the President of the Board of Members of the Croatian Tourism Association, which brings together leading Croatian hotel companies, it was defined proposal of measures to help the tourism sector which is already recording damage from the coronavirus situation.
The focus of short-term measures is to preserve jobs and maintain the liquidity of companies, which is necessary for the realization of the rest of the tourist year. Long-term measures are intended to compensate for damages, and they will be further defined after the overall extent of damages is determined.
The proposal, which includes short-term and long-term measures over the weekend, will be sent to the Ministry of Tourism, points out Veljko Ostojić, director of the Croatian Tourism Association, and adds:
"In order to fully respect and support the measures announced yesterday by the National Crisis Staff, which relate to quarantine for arrivals from countries that are our largest emitting markets, as well as the ban on gathering more than 100 people, leading hotel companies have decided to temporary suspension of most hotels for a period of 2 weeks. Hotels will close immediately upon departure of guests currently staying”Concludes Veljko Ostojić, director of the Croatian Tourism Association.
HUT points out that the operation of one hotel for accommodation will be provided in each coastal destination, while the operation of several hotels will be provided in Zagreb.
By the way, HUT members are: Plava Laguna, Valamar RIviera, Arena Hospitaly Group, Maistra, Bluesun, Jadranka group, Falkesteiner, Turisthotel, Imperial Rab, Aminess, HUP Zagreb, Dubrovnik Riviera Hotels, Makarska Hotels, Camping Association Croatia and UPUHH.