28 Apr 2020

European Waterpark Association Appeals to European Governments to Support Pool Operations with Aid Packages

Today, the European Waterpark Association (EWA) has sent an official appeal to the governments of the European states, calling for aid packages to support the waterpark industry during the current COVID-19 crisis. This initiative follows the association’s two-stage plan for the reopening of leisure pool operations issued two weeks ago (cf. EAP News of 14 Apr 2020).

“We urgently need aid packages for our businesses in all EU countries. Without state support that exceeds the current amount, not only are many of our spas facing closure, so too are countless SMEs (small and medium-sized entreprises) who, as suppliers and service providers, depend on the success of the spa companies. We, therefore, ask for the following measures to be implemented with immediate effect: […]”.

Click here to read the appeal in English language. (eap)