The Ministry of Tourism announced its inclusion in the program “Simple fee” launched by the Government. During a 90-day period, travelers will have the option to pay in three and six installments for air and bus tickets, as well as hotel reservations, vehicle rentals, excursions and tour packages purchased through travel agencies.
The Secretary of Tourism, Sports and Environment, Daniel Scioli, communicated this measure on Tuesday, and the corresponding resolution was published this Wednesday in el Official Gazette.
The Government argued that “different sectors that bring together businesses involved in the offering of goods and/or services for tourism have expressed their support for the inclusion of the category [al programa de cuota simple]”as indicated in the resolution published in the Official Gazette.
“With this impulse, what we want is precisely reactivate the economy of each of the provinces“, declared Scioli during a press conference on Tuesday. The former vice president of Kirchnerism and now an official in the LLA government, described tourism as “a locomotive” for development, “the recovery of employment and the generation of genuine foreign exchange.”
Scioli highlighted that the country “It has a renovated infrastructure, both hotel and gastronomic, and greater air connectivity.” compared to 20 years ago, when he himself held the position of Minister of Tourism.
For her part, the Undersecretary of Tourism, Yanina Martínez, He detailed the impact of joining the Simple Quota Program and said that “we are going to work on it in an articulated manner with all the provinces.”
“There will be 3 and 6 fixed installments so that they can be purchased with credit cards for 90 days. And also what they will be able to have as a novelty is that it has no limit, it has no quota,” he explained to representatives of the country’s public and private sectors.