‘Safe Travels’: Global Protocols & Stamp for the New Normal.
World Travel & Tourism Council alongside its Members, governments, health experts and other industry associations are working together to achieve effective recovery protocols by developing meaningful action plans that optimize sector-wide recovery efforts.
Part of the protocols include providing the public & private sectors with the insights & toolkits for interaction & implementation to ensure that people are and feel safe however WTTC, members and the sector can not guarantee 100% safety. It is paramount to have common rules. Ultimately, World Travel & Tourism Council envision a future of travel which is safe, secure, seamless and provides an authentic and meaningful experience to the traveller across the journey; one which supports the livelihoods of millions and contributes to sustainable economic growth.
The protocols align the private sector behind common standards to ensure the safety of its workforce and travellers as the sector shifts to a new normal.
Please note that while the protocols take into account current WHO and CDC guidelines, they are living documents which we will update as new information becomes available about COVID-19.
World Travel & Tourism Council has prepared protocols for following sectors/spaces:
- Outdoor shopping
- Tour operators
- Convention, Centres, Meetings & Events
- Short term rental
- Car rental
- Adventure tourism
- Remote workers guide
- Working from home: Mental health and wellbeing
- Working from home: Maintaining good leadership principles
- Working from home: Covid-19 ergonomics factsheet
- Back to work: Risk assessment guide
- Back to work: Returning safely guide
To see documents, click here.
The specially designed stamp will allow travellers to recognise governments and companies around the world which have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols – so consumers can experience ‘Safe Travels’.
Eligible companies such as hotels, restaurants, airlines, cruise lines, tour operators, attractions, short term rentals, car rentals, outdoor shopping, transportation and airports, will be able to use the stamp once the health and hygiene protocols, outlined by WTTC, have been implemented.
Destinations & Associations using the Safe Travels Stamp
‘Safe Travels’ stamps are already have
- Alicante City&Beach, the portal of Alicante Tourism
- Barcelona Turisme
- Saint Petersburg, St. Petersburg Official City Guide
- Uzbekistan, National Uzbekistan Tourist Information Center
- VisitArgentina, Argentina Turismo
- AND MANY MANY MORE!
The whole text was taken from the World Travel & Tourism Council website with the purpose to disseminate the information about sustainable tourism worldwide.