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A shower of gold to finance the 12 patrons of 5-star holidays?

A new butcher’s shop opens, a shower of gold to finance the large tourism companies that trample thousands of seasonal workers every year, forced to work whole days for little money and without protection The investments made for 47.9 million euros the Sorrento Peninsula by the Development Contract proposed by the SEA and created with Invitalia, the National Development Agency, owned by the Ministry of Economy. Specifically, these are 15 million non-repayable and 19.4 million disbursed with loans at subsidized rates, reserved for 12 of the main 4 and 5-star hotels in Sorrento, Sant’Agnello and Massa Lubrense for a capacity production of 1,530 rooms and 3,132 beds. Funds that will never succeed in increasing the fabric of healthy work in an area where hundreds of families have always been forced to live with breathlessness because the tourism companies that fill the clothes impose part-time contracts for full days of work, forward contracts for a few months.

What will happen after this huge disbursement of money? Should we believe that the state will take care to verify its correct use? Probably not. Here the fathers of the family will continue to raise tips, keeping them aside as a treasure to face the winter, waiting for Naspi, looking for a second job every year, perhaps on the black.

Leader of the agreement with Invitalia is the Hotel Hilton Sorrento Palace, among the other beneficiaries are: Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Hotel Bellevue Sirene, Hotel Parco Dei Principi, Relais Blu, Hotel Bristol, Grand Hotel De La Ville, Grand Hotel Royal, Hotel Mediterraneo, Grand Hotel President, Hotel Conca Park, Grand Hotel Ambasciatori.

Power to the people can only welcome with concern the umpteenth support reserved for the hoteliers of the Peninsula, while the rights are disregarded and the requests of the workers in the sector who last July 18 had demonstrated against the lack of safeguards and guarantees are ignored. The staff of all the hotel facilities, often workers employed in seasonal form, employed by the hour or even without a contract, had asked Federalberghi, the municipal administrations and the regional government to intervene to monitor the sector and facilitate the regularization of positions with the goal of achieving full-time hiring and support for families crushed by the hyperbole of profit mechanisms determined by hoteliers. A protest that arose not without fear of being turned away by the same employers for having dared to speak. At the end of a tourist season that has seen many jobs lost and too many of those occupied have seen inadequate and questionable contractual forms applied, we ask to know what use will be made of this money.

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WHERE TO INVEST?

To aid entrepreneurship, the New Zealand government created a Special Infrastructure Commission in February 2019 to support infrastructure development. The plan is available online through the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission website. The 30-year strategy involves the creation of the Infrastructure Pipeline tool to finance infrastructure projects. In support of the country’s economic capacity, loans for investments to create infrastructures in strategic areas where there are concrete opportunities for growth have grown.

Telecommunications: The improvements made to the New Zealand TLC with the expansion of broadband and new fiber optic cabling have created interesting opportunities to invest in infrastructure in the sector (mobile telephony, data centers and internet).

Tourism: The tourism sector is constantly growing and in the coming years New Zealand will be committed to expanding its offer of health and wellness centers (spas, integrated resort-spa chains and medical tourism), luxury hotels, golf courses , conference centers.

Health and Wellness: Thanks to the variety of outdoor activities and the natural resources it has at its disposal, New Zealand lends itself well to infrastructural development in the health and wellness sectors. Geothermal areas with thermal springs associated with treatments derived from traditional Maori medicine, quality food and wine, offer good opportunities for hotels and specialized spas in many areas of the country.

Cinema: The film and television industry is well established in New Zealand, which enjoys the peculiarity of unspoiled landscapes, low production costs and excellent cinema facilities in Auckland, Wellington and Queenstown, making it a very interesting destination for companies. of the sector. Among the successful kiwi productions, the Hobbit, Avatar, King Kong, The Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia deserve mention.

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are specific forms of financing for the development of public infrastructure. They offer investors the wide range of opportunities inherent in a robust and corruption-free economy. Other investment options include, in addition to direct ownership, participation in other investment funds (FOFs).

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