The Slovenian authorities plan to issue vouchers adults $ 200 and children at €50, which they can use to stay in the country. It is reported Zurnal24.sireferring to the statement made by economy Minister Zdravko Pocivalsek.
“Adults will be able to use the vouchers in the amount of €200 for accommodation or other tourist services on the territory of Slovenia. Children will be provided with vouchers for €50. The ability to transfer vouchers between family members will determine the government in a supplementary resolution,” – said the Minister of economy.
According to him, the vouchers can be used until the end of 2020 for the services of a bed and Breakfast in hotels, rest houses, camping sites, tourist farms and similar institutions short-term stay. They will cover only accommodation and Breakfast. For lunch or dinner, the citizens will have to pay out of their own funds.
“Through these measures, especially vouchers, will we allow Bicycle travel again start to rotate,” he added.
According to Pocivalsek, this decision will cost €345 million, but it will have the economic effect of €172 million.
On 18 March, the EU leaders took the decision to close the external borders of the pandemic coronavirus. The economies of the countries of the European Union suffered great losses from the cessation of the flow of tourists.
After two months the restrictions of European countries to develop a plan of release from quarantine.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded the 4.93 million people, including more than 324 thousand died, 1.7 million recovered.
In Slovenia recorded 1465 cases of infection with coronavirus disease, 108 people died.