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Budapest Municipality, Tourism Agencies Sign Agreement on Boosting Sector

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.10.02.

The Budapest municipality and representatives of the tourism sector on Friday signed a cooperation agreement designed to boost professional and business tourism in the city.

Signatories included the Hungarian Tourism Agency, the Hungarian Tourism Alliance Foundation, the Hungarian Convention Bureau and the Budapest Festival and Tourism Centre.

Addressing the event, Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony noted that the city council had cut leases and fees tourism companies have to pay on city-owned property with a view to aiding the sector hit hard by the fallout of coronavirus pandemic. Hopefully, the cooperation will boost conference tourism in the city, he said.