RIU announces the opening of Riu Plaza Guadalajara
Will be the first to apply the new RIU Manual for Post-COVID hotels
On Monday May 25 the Riu Plaza Guadalajara (Mexico) will open, it is the first hotel of the chain in Latin America to reopen after the total closure of all its establishments in March, due to the crisis caused by the coronavirus. This hotel will apply the security protocols included in the RIU Manual for the Post-COVID hotel, which offers the maximum possible security guarantees for clients and employees.
The Riu Plaza Guadalajara hotel was opened in 2011 in one of the best areas of the city, on López Mateos Avenue, an artery that connects with Expo Guadalajara, the industrial areas and the historic center. The 4-star hotel offers 550 rooms, plus a large conference center with 16 rooms. Guadalajara is the capital of the state of Jalisco, as well as the second most important city in Mexico. Its cultural heritage and active economic and social life attract thousands of visitors every year.
Employees thus resume their work with the great responsibility of being the first RIU teams to apply the 17 protocols created by the chain in collaboration with the consulting firm Preverisk. They establish the necessary security measures to offer maximum peace of mind to its customers and employees in this first phase of reopening. These protocols go into the detail of the daily operation so that each employee knows how to act from the moment they move to their job, until when they carry out and finish their daily tasks.
RIU has created a specific training program for the implementation of the new safety, hygiene and action protocols in all its hotels in order to gradually reopen their facilities. The measures are meticulous and strict, starting from the limitation of hotel occupancy to 50% or 60%, except for more restrictive legal regulations, to offer maximum tranquility and security to users and employees, and they will gradually relax in the as health authorities issue new regulations.