ECONOMYNEXT – Resplendent Ceylon, a Sri Lanka based high end boutique hotel chain, said it had developed a Covid-19 health and safety manual to keep guests safe as the island gradually relaxes Coronavirus restrictions.

“Industries must take an in-depth look at their processes,” Malik Fernando, Managing
Director of Resplendent Ceylon said in a statement.

“..[H]otels and other tourism accommodation have a huge responsibility, requiring specific attention to build confidence and protect guests and staff.”

A unit of Sri Lanka’s Dilmah tea group the hotel firm operates Tea Trails, Cape Weligama and Wild Coast Tented Lodge providing a variety of experiences and locations for guests.

“Our mission now includes helping others in the industry as responsible citizens in the fight
against the pandemic,” Maheesha Ratnayake, Chief Operating Officer sid.

“Our expertise in paying attention to detail is now more critical than ever.”

Its safety manual is also available to other hotels, the firm said. Sri Lanka’s health service has also published a series of health rules for multiple industries and sectors.

The manual covers the health and safety of guests, teams, their families, and communities, the company said.

It covers logistics and transport, guest and staff contact areas, emergency response, safety equipment, chemicals, maintenance as well as communications.

The company said the contents will be updated with new recommendations as they develop. 

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