Sri Lanka among first 30 countries to be certified by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) with ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp

13th August, 2020 News and Updates

When travel resumes post the COVID-19 pandemic, safety will be a key concern for all travellers. Keeping track of countries that are safe to travel to will be especially challenging given the constantly changing nature of the COVID-19 situation. To ensure that travellers are easily able to identify which countries are safe to travel to, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is certifying countries that have opened borders or are ready to open borders with a ‘Safe Travels’ stamp.

The countries need to adopt the global standardised health and hygiene protocols based on guidelines provided by World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). So far 30 countries have been certified, with Sri Lanka and Rwanda being the most recent.

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