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Hospitality businesses need support but some won't survive Covid-19, Vestager says

By Sarah Anne Aarup and Michael Acton
  • 07 Apr 2020 09:34
  • 07 Apr 2020 09:34

The hospitality industry must receive public help during the Covid-19 crisis but not every company will survive, EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager has said.

“I don’t think it will be possible to help all of those companies through [the crisis],” Vestager said during a live question-and-answer session on Facebook today.*

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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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