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 Professional Development Programmes in Revenue Management and Financial Management provide rigorous and relevant education for all those seeking to further their careers in these important functions. A regular programme of workshops and seminars provide the perfect opportunity for members to continue to develop their knowledge and network with colleagues. HOSPA is on all major Social Media channels, including Twitter on @HOSPATweets. For more information, visit: www.hospa.org


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