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2 Philippine lodges granted Secure Travels stamp by world tourism human body

Rosette Adel (Philstar.com) – January 25, 2021 – 9:51pm

MANILA, Philippines—The Entire world Vacation and Tourism Council recently awarded two luxury resorts in Metro Manila Secure Travels stamp through the Section of Tourism.

Pleasure Nostalg Lodge & Suites Manila and Grand Hyatt Resort ended up the initial two recipients of the Safe Travels stamp.

According to DOT, the WTTC Harmless Travels stamp released in June past 12 months is the “world’s 1st-ever world basic safety and hygiene stamp.”

This makes it possible for tourists to “recognize governments and firms about the earth that have adopted health and fitness and cleanliness globally-standardized protocols and knowledge ‘Safe Travels.’” 

Those people who had been granted the stamp this kind of as resorts, airlines, places to eat, tour operators, attractions, transportation and airports can use the stamp as a warranty that they conform to wellbeing and protection protocols necessary by the WTTC.  

The DOT welcomed the lodge stamp of approval.

It stated that recipients will advantage from world-wide exposure and the vast community of WTTC member corporations.

The two motels will also gain model recognition, with the logos distinctly posted at the WTTC web-site. 

The WTTC is an worldwide firm representing leaders of the global vacation and tourism market. The DOT mentioned it accounts for 10% of the world-wide gross domestic merchandise and employment. 

In September, the Philippines was the 100th nation to acquire the WTTC stamp.

The state was assessed to put into practice health and fitness and safety rules (HSG) that are aligned with the WTTC’s core necessities. 

The DOT then assumed its role as a Safe Travel Ambassador and advocates for the implementation of the Safe Journey protocols in tourism enterprises and compliant destinations.

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat urged other places to comply with the safe and sound travel protocols.

“We enjoin much more destinations and enterprises to safe this seal of very good housekeeping to improved leverage our country as a protected tourism spot,” Puyat mentioned.

She additional that when the staycation resorts are experienced, obtaining handed the DOT HSGs, these lodging establishments must even now utilize.

“As bearers of this Stamp, they have the responsibility to sustain implementation of DOT HSGs and guaranteeing that these continue to be aligned with individuals of the WTTC,” she reported.

As of this thirty day period, there are only 15 accredited accommodation institutions in Metro Manila that function as staycation inns.

These are: Grand Hyatt Lodge, Makati Shangri-La Lodge, Okada Manila Lodge, Shangri-La at the Fort, Nobu Hotel, Joy Nostalg Resort and Suites Manila, EDSA Shangri-La Manila, Solaire Resort, Hyatt Regency City of Dreams, Nuwa Lodge Metropolis of Goals, The Peninsula Manila, Aruga by Rockwell, Sheraton Manila Lodge, Hilton Manila and Hotel Okura Manila.