WKO President Mahrer Demands Tourism Opening in March

Lifestyle & TravelMore+ ♦ Published: February 26, 2021; 14:15 ♦ (Vindobona)

At the so-called "opening summit" initiated by Austria's Federal Chamber of Commerce (WKO), the president of the WKO Harald Mahrer and other representatives of the affected businesses demand to open up the tourism and leisure industry. The currently successful model of entry tests for body-related services could be expanded to these industries as well, Mahrer emphasized.

WKO President Harald Mahrer together with representatives of the tourism and leisure industry wants to implement entry testing for currently closed businesses. / Picture: © WKO Austrian Chamber of Commerce

"Our companies take responsibility and take the initiative themselves. They do that for the health of Austrians as well as for the economic health of our companies and their employees," emphasizes Harald Mahrer, President of the Austrian Federal Chamber of Commerce (WKO), at the digital summit initiated by the WKO.

"The experts who are consulting with businesses today and discussing the …