A new BGN 9.4 million are going to be paid by the Ministry of Tourism to 149 tour operators and travel agents. This is the second payment to tour operators, which should compensate consumers for unrealized trips in the period 13.03 – 31.12.2020, reminded by the department. A total of 235 companies with a total of just over BGN 15.1 million are supported with both tranches of the aid for overcoming the consequences of COVID-19 by allocating from the budget amounts equal to 4 percent of the company’s turnover for the year of 2019.
The application under the measure continues, as all interested parties can submit documents for participation in the procedure by March 22, 2021. The smallest amount of the second tranche of the aid, which will be transferred, amounts to BGN 560.00, and the largest reaches over BGN 1.185 million.