How To Holiday and Stay Safe In Croatia
‘Stay Safe In Croatia’ and ‘Safe Travels’. You will have seen the labels appearing all over marketing that is promoting Croatia, especially posted by businesses that have connections to tourism. So, what are these ‘Safe Stay’ and ‘Safe Travels’ promotions all about?
The WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council) created the ‘Safe Travels’ in 2020 in response to the COVID worldwide global pandemic. It was designed to help travellers identify which destinations and companies were adopting global health and hygiene standards. Find out more about what the WTTC do by clicking here to go to their website.
‘Stay Safe in Croatia’ is the national safety label by the Ministry of Tourism and the Croatian National Tourist Board. The ‘Safe Stay in Croatia’ label is an easily identifiable way to pick out which service providers in Croatia are adhering to the same global health and hygiene standards as laid out by the WTTC. You can find out more by clicking here to go to the official ‘Safe Stay’ website.
The ‘Stay Safe in Croatia’ project includes safety protocols that respect the guidelines of the Croatian Institute of Public Health and the World Council for Travel and Tourism. This refers to all categories in tourism – accommodation; nautical; catering; tourist attractions; tourist guides, agencies, and information centres; traffic; attractions; sports and recreation.
The ‘Safe Stay in Croatia’ label is awarded free of charge to stakeholders from the Croatian tourism sector. This means that it is accessible to all levels of businesses, from small to large. So any company that is part of the travel chain, such as carriers, airports, stations, nautical ports and marinas, can log in to the system and fill out an admission form current health and safety recommendations of the Croatian Institute of Public Health.
Putting Visitors First
By introducing this ‘Stay Safe’ label, Croatia is putting visitor safety first. And, it is imperative that everyone in tourism clearly displays the ‘Safe Stay in Croatia’ label on their facilities for visitors to easily identify.
It is also important that Croatia presents itself as a safe destination. It is also important that the labels and their meaning are communicated through social channels with the market and guests. We need to spread the word!
This designation allows visitors to easily identify destinations, whether accommodation providers, transport, tourist attractions and other facilities that have adopted global standards for health and hygiene. The prominent ‘Safe Stay in Croatia’ label informs visitors that a tourist facility is operating according to current recommendations.
When booking look out for the ‘Safe Stay in Croatia’ label. This will confirm for you that the prescribed epidemiological measures and health safety recommendations have been taken at the location.
The safety of our guests and all involved in the tourism industry is the main priority for all here in Croatia. And this is true whether we’re involved in tourism or not!
Family friendly, pet friendly or just good old-fashioned friendly! When you are looking for a place to stay for your holiday or vacation, there is something in Croatia for everyone’s taste. Golden Leaf Properties is proud to offer luxury, unique and upscale accommodation in the safest manner possible for guests. This means that we have a continued special emphasis on maintaining cleanliness, hygiene, and safety protocols.
And now, we have the labels to provide proof for travellers. We are proud to have proof and recognition that these standards are being adhered to not just in our listed properties, but nationally.
So that you can see where this label applies, here are some of the standards covered:
Find out more about the national safety label ‘Safe Stay in Croatia’ on the official website www.safestayincroatia.hr. The website has been translated into eight foreign languages, in addition to Croatian. This means that the messages is able to get the greatest reach possible.
And, if you have questions on how the ‘Stay Safe’ guidelines are being managed within Golden Leaf Properties, leave us a comment. We would love to chat with you about it!