This call is endowed with 3 million euros from the municipal budget and provides grants up to 90,000 euros
Last hours to request grants to the hospitality sector against Covid-19
They are aimed at hotels, campsites, pensions, hostels, apartment blocks and management companies
The deadline to request grants from Benidorm City Council to the accommodation sector of the city against the effects of Covid-19 ends this Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. Grants aimed exclusively at hotels, campsites, pensions, hostels, apartment blocks and management companies in Benidorm - regardless of the number of workers - and that "ranges from 1,000 to 90,000 euros, depending on the category and number of rooms. or apartments of the establishment ”, as the mayor, Toni Pérez, has recalled.
The request for these grants can be processed through the municipal Electronic Office (https://sede.benidorm.org), attaching all the required documentation and that is collected in the bases published on the Notice Board of this platform.
The mayor has pointed out that "these grants are intended for a key sector in the tourism industry and that to date it has received practically no financial support as it has been excluded from the vast majority of the different calls for aid launched by the different supra-municipal administrations." .
For this line of aid, the City Council has reserved “3 million euros from the municipal budget”, thus promoting “an injection of resources in companies and establishments in the accommodation sector, which is badly hit by the pandemic, which generates thousands of jobs. and on which, therefore, many families in Benidorm depend directly ”.
Amount of grants
The bases of the aid to the accommodation sector establish some sections of aid depending on the type of accommodation, category of the establishment and number of places.
1. 5-star hotels: 210 euros per room up to a maximum of 35,000 euros.
2. 4-star hotels: 135 euros per room with the following maximum limits:
a) Hotels with up to 500 rooms: 30,000 euros.
b) Hotels with more than 500 rooms: 60,000 euros.
c) Hotels with more than 700 rooms: 90,000 euros.
3. 3-star hotels: 135 euros per room up to a maximum of 16,000 euros.
4. 2 and 1 star hotels: 50 euros per room up to a maximum of 5,000 euros.
5. Hostels and pensions: 20 euros per room up to a maximum of 1,600 euros.
a) Up to 500.00 places: up to a maximum of 3,000 euros
b) From 501 to 1,000 places: up to a maximum of 7,000 euros.
c) Over 1,000 places: up to a maximum of 11,000 euros.
7. Tourist apartment blocks:
a) Up to 50 accommodation units: up to a maximum of 2,500 euros
b) From 51 to 100 accommodation units: up to a maximum of 5,000 euros.
c) More than 100 accommodation units: up to a maximum of 8,000 euros.
8. Tourist housing management companies whose accommodation capacity is:
a) Up to 500 places: up to a maximum of 1,000 euros.
b) Over 500 places: up to a maximum of 1,800 euros.