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Cost of Thomas Cook bankruptcy for Greek tourism between 250-500 mln euros | News

The economic losses for Greek businesses in the tourism industry from the collapse of British travel firm Thomas Cook are estimated between 250 to 500 million euros, the country’s tourism confederation SETE said on Monday night.

SETE proposed measures to protect Greek businesses from the fallout, including an exemption from the payment of VAT on uncollected invoices from Thomas Cook, an exemption from the payment of the overnight tax for Thomas Cook tourists and a lowering of the VAT rate for tourist packages.

“The government must realize the magnitude of the problem and take immediate…

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