At 15:00 The process of electronic submission of applications for beneficiaries and providers of tourist accommodation opened at noon, as well as shipping companies, for their participation in the social tourism program 2021 – 2022 of OAED, with the process lasting until Thursday, 17 June, at 23:59.
As pointed out by OAED with his announcement, ferry tickets are also subsidized this year, while for the first time the subsidy for tourist accommodation is increased by 20% in August, to provide even more business support and increased room availability during the "peak" holiday season.
Holidays with the grant program can be made from 1 August 2021 to 31 July 2022 in tourist accommodation of the register of OAED providers. The maximum duration of nights is 6 evenings with little private participation, while in the islands of Kos, Leros, Lesvos, Samos, Chios and in the prefecture of Evros, the maximum overnight duration is 10 nights with zero private participation.
The submission of applications and the necessary supporting documents by the beneficiaries and providers is done exclusively electronically, through the Single Digital Gate of the Greek State gov.gr, with TAXISnet passwords or OAED certified user passwords, to the following email addresses:
- Beneficiaries can enter the page https://www.gov.gr/ipiresies/ergasia-kai-asphalise/apozemioseis-kai-parokhes/programmata-koinonikou-tourismou
- Providers can access the website: https://www.gov.gr/ipiresies/ergasia-kai-asphalise/apozemioseis-kai-parokhes/parokhoi-koinonikou-tourismou
particularly, Those interested can enter the address gov.gr and then in the submenus "Work and insurance" – "Compensation and benefits" – "Social tourism programs (OAED) or Social Tourism Providers ".
Who are the beneficiaries?
-Beneficiaries of the program are employees and unemployed who the year 2020 they had 50 working days in e-EFKA insurance (with reservations in favor of OEE) or received from OAED 50 days of special maternity protection benefits or received an unemployment benefit of at least 50 days or collect at least 50 days in total from the above (working days, special maternity protection and unemployment subsidy) or were registered in the Special Register of Unemployed Disabled of OAED at the closing date for submission of applications.
-As indicated in the announcement, the system of selection of beneficiaries is based on the scoring of specific finances, family and insurance criteria, in an objective and transparent manner, using computer software from OAED.
-Providers of the program are tourist accommodation and ferry companies, as stipulated in the public invitation. The subsidy will be provided by a social tourism check, which is in the form of a unique electronic code number. Overall they will be granted 300.000 checks and the budget of the program is 30 million. euro.