Slovenia: EUR 243 mln stimulus package for tourism confirmed

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Slovenia's government has passed an emergency law on the last week to help the embattled tourism sector, local media reported. The package is worth EUR 243.5 million, with new tourist vouchers accounting for the bulk of new spending, news portal Sloveniatimes.com wrote.

All adults residing in Slovenia as of June 30 will get a EUR 100 voucher to spend on activities ranging from tourism and restaurants to sports and culture.

Those under 18 will get vouchers worth EUR 50. The total value of the vouchers is EUR 192 million.

Last year adults got tourism vouchers worth EUR 250 each and children EUR 50 each redeemable at accommodation providers, a package worth almost EUR 357 million. As of mid-May, EUR 130 million in vouchers had been redeemed. 

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