LONDON—The Environment Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has discovered that 100 locations are now using its Safe Travels stamp, with the Philippines turning out to be the formal 100th desired destination. The stamp, which was created in purchase to enable restore self confidence in vacationers and perform to revive an ailing travel & tourism sector, is now also being used by lots of more key holiday places these as the Maldives, Bermuda, Namibia, Uganda and Montenegro.
The specially intended stamp enables tourists to identify destinations all-around the entire world that have adopted overall health and hygiene world standardized protocols. The launch of worldwide protocols to get well the travel & tourism sector have been embraced by more than 200 CEOs, together with some of the world’s important tourism groups.
“We are delighted to see our modern initiative is proving these types of a terrific achievement and is staying applied by destinations from all corners of the globe,” claimed Gloria Guevara, WTTC president/CEO. “The 100 destinations which now proudly use the stamp are doing the job jointly to aid rebuild customer self esteem globally. We welcome the Philippines, an extraordinary spot and household to some of the world’s most lovely islands, as our 100th spot, as nicely as other well-liked locations all over the world these types of as Turkey, Egypt, Indonesia and Kenya.
“As the stamp carries on to obtain in acceptance, vacationers will additional effortlessly be in a position to realize the locations all over the world which have adopted the new set of worldwide protocols, encouraging the return of secure travels all over the globe,” she ongoing. “The results of the Safe Travels stamp displays its worth not only to countries and destinations, but also to travelers and the 330 million individuals all over the earth who get the job done in and depend on a flourishing journey & tourism sector.”
Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Philippine Secretary of Office of Tourism stated, “I would like to thank WTTC for recognizing our endeavours of putting in location guidelines about overall health, basic safety and sanitation protocols, which we have benchmarked with global most effective techniques and aligned with WTTC’s specifications. The Harmless Travels stamp will even further stimulate our stakeholders to adhere to health and protection criteria, and will also assist us rebuild traveler self-confidence, so we can restart tourism and maintain and maintain jobs.”
The protocols abide by tips from the Planet Health Group (WHO) and the Facilities for Disorder Command and Avoidance (CDC), as nicely as ideal procedures from WTTC’s users.