The Ministro per i beni e le attività culturali e per il turismo, Dario Franceschini, has signed a decree that allocates 5 million euros to the recovery of the losses of the companies that manage the tourist-panoramic buses for visits to the cities of art.
To obtain the contributions, the companies must meet the following requirements: have their registered office in Italy; have a VAT number before 23 February 2020 associated with the ATECO code 49.31.00 and be in compliance with social security, tax, and insurance obligations. The resources will be distributed according to the lower-income deriving from the period from 23 February 2020 to 30 November 2020, compared to the period from 23 February 2019 to 30 November 2019. Within five days from the date of registration of the decree by the supervisory bodies, the Directorate-General for Tourism will publish on its website notice on the procedures and deadlines for submitting applications for grants.
Interested parties may submit the application electronically, within ten days of the publication of the notification.
The decree was sent to the supervisory bodies.