The King & Queen of Spain held video conferences with Students Residence and Business Confederation of Hospitality
The King and Queen of Spain held video conferences from their home at the Palace of Zarzuela in Madrid.
Her Majesty held a video conference with directors and employers of the Residencia de Estudiantes (Students Residence) - a cultural research institution. The pandemic has suspended all residential activity of students and researchers. The Residence has put into place an infrastructure that allows remote access to the information and services for all personnel concerned. They explained how they consider the situation to be an unprecedented challenge which they hope to turn into an opportunity.
King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia then held a video conference with representatives of the Confederación Empresarial de Hostelería de España (Spanish Business Confederation of Hospitality). They were informed of the great uncertainty facing the hospitality and tourism sector from the effects of the pandemic. . Hospitality and tourism are among the main engines of economic and social development in Spain. The hospitality sector is made up of more than 300,000 establishments that employ 1.7 million workers, it's contribution is sizable to the national GDP.