Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Saturday that in connection with the coronavirus pandemic, next year’s winter holidays for students will be held in a common period for all provinces – from January 4 to 17. – Holidays must be cumulative so that the traffic is as small as possible – explained Morawiecki.
He added that order will support the tourism industry, and entrepreneurs who operate in the winter tourism industry will be able to count on help. They are to receive compensation that will help mitigate the effects of the crisis. Critical to the government’s decision in this matter was already referred to, among others, by Tatra Chamber of Commerce.
“Today I receive many words of indignation from the owners of ski lifts, owners of guesthouses and hotels […], school and ski services, individual ski and snowboard instructors. We were all faced with a financial disaster, he alarmed on Saturday Mayor of Szczyrk Antoni Byrdy.
Mayor of Zakopane: Let’s consider extending the winter break
The mayor is also calling for a change Zakopane Leszek Dorula. – In my opinion, this is an early decision of the prime minister – said the local government official in an interview with PAP quoted by Polsatnews.pl.
– We hope that the epidemic situation in Poland will improve by Christmas and there is still a chance to change our mind. On Monday I will consult the Zakopane council and the owners of neighboring municipalities. My proposal is to make an appeal, a position to the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers not to make a final decision regarding the winter holidays at the moment and to consider the option of extending the holidays – he added.