The Maldives have been stamped with the ‘Safe Travels’ label on September 18, 2020, by the World Travel Tourism Council.
This Global Safety Stamp recognises the respect and application of Safe Travels Protocols.
Safe Travels Label by WWTC
Since its launch, only just over 40 destinations around the world have received this label.
In order to reassure travelers and encourage those who do not wish to travel again (yet), the WTTC launched the WTTC Safe Travels Label.
The Maldives Labelled Safe Travel Destination
Now that the Maldives have finally received this valuable recognition, travelers can be assured that the Maldivian authorities and tourist establishments are meeting the required hygiene and safety standards.
The Maldives security efforts are recognized by the World Travel and Tourism Council.
By stamping Maldives as Safe Travel Destination, the WWTC recognized the efforts of the country to implement health and safety measures in accordance with the protocols on safety for passengers and travelers.
40 Countries only have been stamped with the Safe Travels Label
The Maldives are now added to the existing list of the 40 safest countries in the world to travel during Covid-19 pandemic.
Among the safest countries are :
In Europe : Croatia, Bulgaria, Russia, some Latin America countries and islands such as Aruba, Colombia, Ecuador, some African countries such as Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania; in Asia: Guam, Philippines, Sri Lanka and now…the Maldives !
To see more countries, see the map below ( it changes periodically depending on the label’s new awards or withdrawals. )
Map of the 40 Countries stamped with SAFE TRAVELS LABEL
Global Safety Stamp to Recognise Safe Travels Protocols now includes MaLdives.
The World Tourism Organization ( UNWTO) has also adopted the Travel Safety LABEL (known as the WTTC Safe Travels), making it a top priority for the safety and hygiene of travelers.
About the Safe Travels Label
The specially designed stamp allows travellers to recognise governments and companies around the world which have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols – so consumers can experience ‘Safe Travels’.
Eligible companies such as hotels, restaurants, airlines, cruise lines, tour operators, attractions, short term rentals, car rentals, outdoor shopping, transportation and airports, will be able to use the stamp once the health and hygiene protocols, outlined by WTTC, have been implemented.
The Safe Travels Label is approved by the World Tourism Organization and more than 200 travel companies.
This is the first global label for safety and hygiene in the field of travel and tourism designed to treat epidemics such as COVID-19 or similar.
About The World Travel Tourism Council
The WWTC is composed of several representatives of Tourism and Travel from all over the world. Its mission is to ensure the sector is seamless, secure, safe, inclusive and sustainable.
Its hundreds of members have various profiles, from CEO’s to executives, from all regions and industries, including hotels, airlines, airports, tour operators, cruise ships, car rentals, travel agents or the railway sector, to name a few.
This Safe Travels Label is an excellent initiative and a wonderful and well deserved news for the Maldives.
You see…We must Never Stop Dreaming.
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