Within the scope of the certification project ‘Destino Seguro & Sustainable ’, Turismo do Alentejo / Ribatejo, is on the ground with a view to developing a set of pedagogical monitoring and awareness-raising actions with entrepreneurs in the sector.
Led by the president of the Regional Tourism Entity (ERT), António Ceia da Silva, and accompanied by the technician responsible for the project and by public health specialists from Biosphere (partner in the development of the initiative), the team will visit some of the hotel units and tourist entertainment companies in Alentejo and Ribatejo to which the ‘Certificate of Commitment to a Safe Destination has already been delivered & Sustainable ’.
The objective of the mission is to follow the good practices that have been implemented by entrepreneurs already certified, which are based on the company's health sustainability principles and safeguarding the health and well-being of employees, clientes, suppliers or local communities.
Remember that the ‘Safe Destination certification project & Sustainable, addressed free of charge and voluntarily to all actors in the sector, namely to catering agents, alojamento, animação turística, tourist offices and intangible heritage, has been promoted through a clarification webinar and availability of requirements guides and has a specialized team to support the entrepreneur, according to the Alentejo press.
Currently with about fifty members, the project, which is dynamic and open to all entrepreneurs, comes in line with the Biosphere certification process of the destination that Turismo do Alentejo / Ribatejo has been implementing in the territory, which is based on the pillars of environmental sustainability, economic, socio-cultural and health.