The European Commission has approved a €15.8 million Belgian scheme to support hotels and aparthotels over the coronavirus outbreak.

It will take the form of direct grants of betwen €20,000 and €200,000 per property, to support affected hotels and aparthotels for lost income and ongoing operating costs asscoiated with the pandemic and the restrictive measures imposed by the government to limit the spread of the virus.

The support will not exceed €800,000 per company, and will be granted no later than 31 December 2020.

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