Santa Cruz de Tenerife (EFE) significant footprint” in the sector “and therefore jeopardize” employment in the archipelago.
In a statement entitled “They do not represent us”, the Tenerife employers have assured that the island is facing an alarming phenomenon known as tourismophobia, in demonstrations “that have come from various groups that demand, among other issues, a tourist moratorium , the implementation of the eco-tax and the application of a Residence Law”.
They are the same and have been intensified in recent times to the point of even direct confrontations with the tourists themselves, says the CEOE.
“We are facing an issue that we must stop since it is easy to spread, putting 35% of the economy and 40% of employment at risk in a sector that generates prestige and is internationally recognized for being an excellent and welcoming, hospitable destination. and friendly”, affirms the Tenerife employers’ association.
The business fabric reaches out to public institutions and social agents to work together for a sustainable tourism sector, valuing the benefits that this activity generates in society as a whole, concludes the CEOE. EFE