As India fights the deadly COVID-19 wave, the tourism industry is gearing up to ensure the safety of people and eventually recover losses of their business which is hit so hard by the pandemic. In an attempt to create a safe and hygienic environment for guests, ITC becomes the first hotel chain in the world to receive a platinum level certification for their safety and hygiene protocols across their properties.
The Operations Of Hotel Assessed Based On Six Aspects
DNV, an Oslo-based risk management service provider developed the ‘My Care’ programme with a team of hotel management and infection risk experts. The programme assesses the operations of a hotel on six aspects including strategy, communication, governance, analysis, data, and continuous improvement.
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ITC Is Extensively Working On Pathogen Preventive Measures
ITC’s ‘WeAssure’ programme is globally certified by DNV’s My Care Infection Risk Management Program. The hotel chain has worked extensively on pathogen preventive measures and introduced technologies that help to reduce the risk of infections. The protocols aren’t just limited to COVID but other infections as well and are in sync with the international guidelines. Also, ITC Windsor In Bangalore Is The World’s First Hotel To Get LEED Zero Carbon Certification.
#WeAssure receives DNV #PlatinumGrade Certification.#DNV's proprietary infection and emerging pathogen risk-prevention framework has reviewed & helped in further upgrading #ITCHotels' hygiene and safety programme – rating it with their Platinum Grade Certification. pic.twitter.com/gsXXbR30Qo
— ITC Hotels (@ITCHotels) May 10, 2021
The Certification Brings A Great Sense Of Confidence To Customers
ITC Hotels ED Nakul Anand said “ the certification brings a great sense of confidence and comfort in these difficult times. We believe such health certifications will be a strong driving force behind the transformation of communities and cities so that they continue to sustain the future,” The certification programme also includes a digital QR code to maintain transparency with customers about safety and hygiene.
#ITCWindsor becomes the 1st hotel in the world to receive the prestigious #LEEDZeroCarbon Certification.
Awarded by @USGBC, LEED Zero Carbon recognizes buildings operating with net zero carbon emissions from energy consumptions.
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— ITC Hotels (@ITCHotels) April 5, 2021
The certification is an endorsement of Responsible Luxury. ITC Hotels with the maximum number of LEED Platinum Certified Properties has been accorded the global certification for its extraordinary ‘WeAssure’ programme. ITC Kakatiya and ITC Kohenur in Hyderabad have successfully implemented ITC Hotels’ Health, Hygiene and Safe Environment program ‘WeAssure’.