The Safe Travels seal has been awarded to more than 250 companies in Argentina

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The Safe Travels seal has been awarded to more than 250 companies in Argentina
Wed November 18, 2020

The distinction granted by the World Travel and Tourism Council renews the sector's commitment to reactivate the activity

On Friday the 13th and Monday the 16th of this month the acts of symbolic delivery to companies and organizations of the sector of the Safe Travels seal that certifies the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC, according to its acronym in English) were carried out through the National Institute Tourism Promotion (Inprotur).

So far, more than 250 tourism companies, including hotels, travel agencies, operators, museums and gastronomic establishments throughout the country have obtained this distinction. In addition, the seal was awarded to CAT, the Federation of Associations of Travel and Tourism Companies (Faevyt); to the Gastronomic Hotel Federation of the Argentine Republic (Fehgra); the Association of Language Centers (SEA); the Federation of Chambers of Tourism of the Argentine Republic (Fedecatur); and the Association of Tourism Hotels of the Argentine Republic (AHT).

The events were led by the president of CAT, Aldo Elías and the secretary of Inprotur, Ricardo Sosa. They had the participation of the director of the Federal Council of Tourism (CFT), Javier Espina; the president of Faevyt, Gustavo Hani; the president of Fehgra, Graciela Fresno; the president of SEA, Marcelo García; the president of Fedecatur, Héctor Viñuales; and the president of the AHT, Roberto Amengual, among other directors. Tourism authorities from different provinces were also part of the ceremony.

“This seal identifies us as entities and companies that believe in and practice responsible tourism. On behalf of CAT, I am grateful for this distinction, the meaning of which entails respecting the instructions of the Ministry of Health and, fundamentally, the protocols that we have established and have been validated by national and international authorities, ”said Aldo Elías.

For his part, Ricardo Sosa highlighted the work done by the public and private sector that made it possible for our country to obtain this certification of safe travel. "It is a merit of hard work and perseverance," he said, adding that in addition to distinguishing companies in the sector, "the seal has been awarded to more than 60 municipalities and all provinces."

This distinction, which renews the sector's commitment to reactivate activity and national development through its promotion of regional economies, is of utmost importance to provide confidence and accompany the rebuilding of tourism demand with maximum responsibility.


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