Helping Portugal’s economy through tourism technology and innovation

Helping Portugal’s Economy Through Tourism Technology and Innovations – by Miguel Barbosa, Investment Director at Portugal Ventures

Investment director of the Tourism Division of Portugal Ventures, Miguel Barbosa, writes about how innovation in tourism technology has helped the Portuguese economy to begin its post-pandemic recovery. It will come as a surprise to nobody that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused major disruption to many national economies around the world and in Europe –

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Tax Free Shopping

The Modernisation of Tax-Free Shopping as a Lever for Growth – By Alberto Garcia Valera, Tax Partner at EY

Tax partner at EY, Alberto Garia Valera, writes about how improving tax-free shopping facilitation through digitalisation can help to improve a Spain’s economoc growth through a recovering tourism industry. The Covid-19 pandemic has placed the volatility of the Spanish economy in the spotlight, particularly since it is so closely linked to tourism, an industry that

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Could digitalising tax-refunds add billions to the European economy?

For many cities and countries in Europe, tourism is a vital part of their economy, contributing a large part of the national and continental GDP while providing high levels of employment. As one of the sectors of great investment throughout Europe, tourism can be a key catalyst for aid during an economic downturn – especially 

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