Vice-President of HOTREC
Akos Niklai arrived in Azerbaijan to discuss these and other issues.
is concerned about the impact on hotels, restaurants and cafes of provisions on off-premises contracts.
He believes that the membership of Azerbaijan in HOTREC
will become the next step in this direction.
The exclusion of catering services from the scope of the Austrian compromise has been denounced by HOTREC
(the Confederation of National Associations of Hotels, Restaurants, Cafes and Similar Establishments in the European Union) as a "scandal".
On the same day, the Commissioner met four associations representing the private sector of the European tourism industry: ECTAA (Travel agents and tour operators in Europe), EFCO&HPA (Caravan and camping sites, holiday parks and villages in Europe), ETOA (tour operators), and HOTREC
(Hotels, restaurants, and cafes in Europe).
Bernd Geyer, Vice-President of HOTREC
, the European association of hotels, restaurants and cafes in Europe, said his sector welcomed the Commission proposal to allow Member States to apply a reduced VAT rate to restaurant services.
In a joint communique, the European Association of Modern Restaurants (EAMR), the European Federation of Contract Restaurants Organisations (EFCRO), and the European Association HOTREC
(hotels, restaurants and cafes) asked the European Commission to acknowledge their specificity in the food chain and to stop putting them in the same bag as agricultural producers, the food products and drinks industry and the retail trade.
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Food Safety Seminar and General Assembly Discussions involving speakers from industry, consumer associations, the European Parliament and the Swedish Government on the implications of the new legislative proposals from the White Paper on Food Safety.
Food safety was the subject of a conference organised by the European Association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes (Hotrec
) on 20-21 October in Malmo (Sweden) which brought together representatives of the food and agricultural industry, consumer associations, the European Parliament and the Swedish government.