MADRID – Employees of Spain's premium hotel chain Parador, a state-run group that uses castles, monasteries and palaces, are holding a two-day strike to protest job cuts and possible closures. The Parador hotels group, which started in 1928, says a drop.
The government announced plans in November to close seven hotels and cut 644 staff, but has reduced that after strikes and negotiations with unions. The only site to close will be Puerto Lumbreras in southern Spain. The state-run Paradores de Turismo lost.
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MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Parador hotel chain will lay off 350 staff, unions said on Thursday, adding an enduring symbol of a still robust tourism industry to the list of victims of the country's economic crisis. The iconic but loss-making chain.
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