The Ministry of Health has awarded Friday the different lots of social trips from Imserso to Iberia and Halcón Viajes after the delay this year due to the use of the contract documents.
The ministry has proposed that the places be awarded in three lots, the first would cover tourism on the peninsular coast awarded to Iberia LAE, the second on the island coast for Avoris Halcón and the third and last, also for the same company, for the indoor tourism.
The ministry has indicated that this third package, which also includes cultural circuits, is the most demanded places and that They have increased 7% over last year.
In this way, the ministry said, the administrative procedure related to the award and start of the program continues, in accordance with the established schedule, which will allow the start of the 2019-20 season «with total normality in the first half of October».
This award ends the concern shown in recent months by the sector, which assured that 10,000 jobs could be lost if the award of this program was delayed, which 900,000 people enjoy each year, according to figures from the ministry.
The price of the packages will vary depending on the destination and the duration of the stay, as there are lots of four, five, six, eight, ten and 15 days.
65% of pensioners participating in the Imserso travel program It has a pension of less than 1,050 euros per month, the ministry has detailed.
He also pointed out that this year they have the novelty when reserving from 1% of subsidized places to 50% for people who have economic resources equal to or less than non-contributory retirement or disability pensions of the Social Security system.
The Imserso Social Tourism Program for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons totals 1.14 million euros, which includes both the Imserso contribution (20.39%) and the beneficiaries (79) , 61%).
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