The World Journey & Tourism Council (WTTC) has added 100 locations to its ‘Protected Travels’ accreditation scheme, with the Philippines changing into the newest member.
The stamp, which was developed so as to assist restore confidence in travellers and work to revive an ailing tourism sector, is now additionally being utilized by many extra main vacation locations such because the Maldives, Bermuda, Namibia, Uganda and Montenegro.
The specifically designed stamp permits travellers to recognise locations all over the world which have adopted well being and hygiene international standardised protocols – to allow them to expertise ‘Protected Travels’.
This landmark transfer by WTTC additionally obtained the backing of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
The launch of world protocols to get well the tourism sector have been embraced by over 200 chief executives together with among the main tourism teams from round thew world.
Gloria Guevara, WTTC chief govt, mentioned: “We’re delighted to see our progressive initiative is proving such an important success and is being utilized by locations from all corners of the globe.
“The 100 locations which now proudly use the stamp are working collectively to assist rebuild shopper confidence worldwide.
“We welcome the Philippines, an unimaginable vacation spot and residential to among the world’s most lovely islands, as our 100th vacation spot, in addition to different widespread locations across the globe akin to Turkey, Egypt, Indonesia and Kenya.”
She added: “Because the stamp continues to realize in reputation, travellers will extra simply be capable to recognise the locations worldwide which have adopted the brand new set of world protocols, encouraging the return of ‘Protected Travels’ all over the world.
“The success of the Protected Travels stamp reveals its significance not solely to nations and locations, but additionally to travellers and the 330 million folks all over the world who work in and depend upon a thriving the tourism sector.”