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RESUMEAdvances are added to the actions of the MTur, which recognizes activities and professionals in the sector committed to the prevention of the new coronavirusBy André Martins, with information from the WTTC

10 Brazilian states have the WTTC Safe Travels seal. Credit: WTTCC DisclosureThe number of Brazilian states that already have the Safe Travels seal of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) grows, a recognition for the adoption of biosafety protocols against the new coronavirus. This is the case of Alagoas, Ceará, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Santa Catarina and São Paulo, which adopt global health and hygiene protocols in the context of the pandemic. -requirements for obtaining the seal, which is supported by the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and around 200 major companies in the sector across the planet, are updated according to the information available about Covid-19. The brand follows recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The initiative adds to actions developed in Brazil by the Ministry of Tourism , which grants the Responsible Tourism Seal to activities and professionals who follow measures to prevent the disease. Launched in June this year, the MTur seal already has almost 24 thousand members, with emphasis on tourism agencies, lodging facilities, tour guides, tourist carriers and coffee shops, bars and the like, among others.

Responsible Tourism Seal, from the Ministry of Tourism, is already used by around 24 thousand tourist developments and attractions. Credit: Roberto Castro / MTurThe Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, reinforces the need to provide security for visitors. “The guarantee of health security is one of our priorities in the resumption of tourism. More and more people who are resuming travel are looking for information on preventive measures, and the large adherence to the Responsible Tourism Seal shows that we are on the right path to achieve the full recovery of the sector ”, he evaluates. confidence of travelers and boost the resumption of tourism. Gloria Guevara, president and CEO of the entity, highlights advantages of recognition. “As the label’s popularity continues to grow, travelers will be more easily able to recognize destinations around the world that have adopted these important global protocols,” he observes. The importance of care in the sector can be measured by a survey conducted by Elo / TRVL Lab, a partnership between the payments company, the Panrotas website and the Mapie consultancy. According to the study, six out of ten Brazilians consider compliance with health protocols during trips essential. Research also points out that, when choosing hotels. Edition: Rafael Brais

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