Weyts pull money from to only environments a more friendly place and more accessible

Fifty licensed only received via Tourism Flanders, a grant to invest in child-friendliness and accessibility. In total, about 1.264.216 euro, announced the minister of Tourism Ben Weyts (N-VA) on Sunday.

Ben Weyts © Belga

The grants go from 1.830 euro for halls of residence Corsendonk De Linde in Retie, up to thirteen times the maximum grant of 50,000 euro for Hotel The Lodge Heverlee.

The money can serve, for example, to plumbing to make it accessible to people with disabilities. The Keizershof hotel in Aalst is with the grants under the doorways and aisles to broaden. “Such investments are often not really cost-effective. That is exactly why we give the bed a boost through subsidies, ” says the minister.

The second focus is on increasing the child-friendliness of the tourist infrastructure in Flanders. So investing Hotel The Lodge Heverlee in a new building with eight family rooms, and children can have in the Provincial recreation area silver lake enjoy a hoogteparcours. “With targeted investments, we can make a difference’, decision Weyts.

Logiesuitbaters can from the beginning of 2018 re-apply for a grant. In 2016 were 78 licensed only together a million euros.

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