HOSPA supports British Hospitality Association (BHA) open letter to Government calling for VAT cut to 5%

Thu, 15 March 2012

HOSPA (Hospitality Professionals Association for Finance, Revenue Management and IT) Chief Executive Carl Weldon said: "HOSPA wholeheartedly supports the open letter to Government, written by the British Hospitality Association (BHA) and industry leaders, calling for a reduction in VAT to 5% for the UK tourism sector. Such a move represents a 'win-win' situation for the hospitality and tourism industry, the consumer and Government – including an additional £2.6 billion to the Exchequer over the next decade."

HOSPA Chief Executive Carl Weldon


HOSPA (Hospitality Professionals Association for Finance, Revenue Management, Marketing and IT) is a non-profit educational organisation, formed to bring together those hospitality industry professionals involved in Financial Management, Revenue Management, Marketing and IT. Not only is HOSPA recognised as the UK"s authoritative voice in the hospitality industry on financial management, technical accounting issues, and hotel valuation, but also as the leading arena for debate on hotel technology developments, Revenue Management, and marketing. HOSPA"s Conference and Exhibition – HOSPACE (www.hospace.net) – features a leading set of industry speakers and topics relevant for today"s hospitality managers. It is also home to an industry specialist solutions exhibition, as well as a programme of workshops and technical updates – covering all aspects of hospitality business. HOSPA is on all major Social Media channels, including Twitter on @HOSPATweets. For more information, visit: www.hospa.org


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