Joint statement on supporting the hospitality/tourism sector during COVID-19


(Brussels, 12 May 2020) The hospitality-tourism sector is one of the major players in the EU economy. EFFAT, FoodDrinkEurope, FoodServiceEurope and HOTREC, have come together as European social partners to call on the EU for an exit strategy from the COVID-19 crisis and a recovery plan that allows hotels, restaurants, bars, cafés and canteens to survive and to help protect millions of jobs across Europe.

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