Hotels, hospitality and visitor attractions across Kerry have begun to receive their ‘Safe Destination Badge’ as up to 4,000 staff participate in bespoke safety training in Kerry.
The ‘badge’ is presented following the completion by staff from the various establishments of specialised training on cleanliness, hygiene and customer interaction in the COVID-19 environment.
A Safe Destination
Visitors returning to Kerry as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it is a safe destination to visit and stay thanks to the county’s Safe Destination Programme which involves the training of thousands of staff in the retail and hospitality industries in best practice cleaning protocols.
The ‘Safe Destination Kerry’ Programme, in association with Kerry County Council, Kerry Education and Training Board, the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation, and the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation aims to reassure visitors returning the county that they can do so safe in the knowledge that staff are equipped with the skills and training to work safely under the current restrictions.
All Municipal Districts Represented
Five premises – one in each of Kerry five Municipal Districts – were among those to receive their ‘Safe Destination Badge’ this week, including: Ballyseede Castle Hotel, Tralee; The Thatch Bar and Restaurant, Lisselton; The Boatyard Restaurant and Bar, Dingle; Cahernane House Hotel, Killarney and Shelburne Lodge Guesthouse, Kenmare
To receive the ‘Safe Destination’ designation, businesses must register with Kerry County Council to take part in the training course.
Register for Training
When their participation in the training is verified by the Kerry Education and Training Board, which is delivering the training, the business will receive their Safe Destination Badge and signage.
The training has been devised and is being provided by the Kerry Education and Training Board. Businesses and staff interested in participating in the training can register with Kerry County Council on its freephone Business Support Line on 1800 807 102 or email@example.com.