Cluster Turismo Galicia, in relation to the demonstrations that different provincial tourism industry associations have done these last days, trust that the Xunta proceed to final approval of legislation that will regulate the tourist homes, a regulation whose processing has passed all phases and is awaiting final approval by the Xunta de Galicia.
Explains the president of the Tourism Cluster of Galicia, Francisco González: “Tourism us all and this regulation is to open the possibility of having a legal framework to an offer of accommodation exists and will continue to exist in the market, but which so far it is in a lawless situation. ” From the CTG, Gonzalez was clear in stating that from the tourism sector regulated have never wanted a prohibitive regulations but regulatory, which allows anyone who wants to participate in tourist channels can do it, helping to create a regulated supply and quality that benefits us all. “From the whole Galician tourism sector we have always defended the need for the entire range of accommodation is regulated, reversing both security of users and customer satisfaction and level playing field in terms of competition, taxation and taxation, with the rest of the sector “.
Rules agreed with the industry
So “trying to cover the sun with a finger,” if not to adapt the regulations and legal and administrative requirements to a new model of tourism marketing to ensure quality housing assembly through legislation that has is not a question been drafted taking into consideration the different agents involved and follows the trail of the regulations approved in Catalonia, much more lax as to the requirements that are demanded to homes for tourist use.
It is recalled that the pending decree approving establishes the order of tourist apartments, tourist homes and homes for tourist use, the latter category that regulates the vacional use of private homes, setting minimum requirements, an essential measure to regularize this practice .
With the launch of the figure of the “homes for tourist use” it is given legal protection to those companies or individuals who wish to market their accommodation as a tourist (in portals such as Booking type) and comes to definitely clarify the different models business, giving option to this type of accommodation will I rented in the rental of property for private use or within tourism channels, but always within a regulated offer that allows us to tackle some of the problems associated with practices rental of private homes for tourist use.