To enable the tourism sector to weather the crisis by limiting the damage to Italy is the overdrive. The State puts on the table a package of more than two billion euros, exclusively reserved for the funding of the vacation of the Italian families across the country. This boost can reach up to 500 euros for a family with three children.
The Italian families can apply for this "bonus vacation" since the 1st of July and, according to France Info, he immediately aroused the enthusiasm : in 24 hours, 150 000 claims have been registered.
hotels mostly reluctant
But the technical constraints could chill some. To qualify for the " bonus holiday ", it is necessary to download an application that will allow the Italian administration to verify that the applicant does not earn more than 40 000 euros per year. Other obstacle, it is thanks to a QR Code received by the result that the families concerned will be able to settle their hotel stay, only if he agrees to take part in the device.
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However, as explained France Info, which cites several studies, only 20 to 25 % of the hotels would be likely to accept the device. Because the unknown remains for the hoteliers who, in the operation, know that they will be reimbursed by the State, but don't know when. "Someone that reservation in my hotel several nights for a price of 600 euros, for example, is not going to pay 200 euros, because the 400 remaining are the bonus holiday that I will be paid by the State, but I don't know when, says the manager of a hotel with France Info. This is not like that you can help us in this time. "