Up to 3,000 retail and tourism workers in Kerry to undergo specialist COVID training

Repro Free FREE Use of images : Pictured in Tralee were : Mayor of Kerry Niall Kelliher , Colm McEvoy CEO Kerry ETB , President of the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation, Bernadette Randles , Kerry Tourism Industry Federation Patrick O’Donoghue and Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell , ‘SAFE DESTINATION’ BADGE TO REASSURE CUSTOMERS AND VISITORS ALMOST 3,000 STAFF PARTICIPATE IN BESPOKE SAFETY TRAINING IN KERRY New #SafeDestinationKerry marketing campaignVisitors returning to Kerry as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it is a safe destination to visit and stay thanks to a new Safe Destination Programme which involves the training of thousands of staff in the retail and hospitality industries in best practice cleaning protocols. Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00 353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/Mail : [email protected] Web Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie ALL IMAGES ARE COVERED BY COPYRIGHT © PRESS RELEASE Monday, 15 June 2020 ‘SAFE DESTINATION’ BADGE TO REASSURE CUSTOMERS AND VISITORS ALMOST 3,000 STAFF PARTICIPATE IN BESPOKE SAFETY TRAINING IN KERRY New #SafeDestinationKerry marketing campaignVisitors returning to Kerry as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it is a safe destination to visit and stay thanks to a new Safe Destination Programme which involves the training of thousands of staff in the retail and hospitality industries in best practice cleaning protocols. The ‘Safe Destination Kerry’ Programme, in association with Kerry County Council, Kerry Education and Training Board, the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation, and the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation has today published details of a new ‘Safe Destination’ Badge which will be displayed in premises where staff have undergone specialised training on cleanliness, hygiene and customer interaction in th

A new badge is to be displayed in premises in Kerry where staff have undergone specialist training on hygiene and customer interaction in the COVID-19 environment.

It’s part of the Safe Destination Kerry programme, which is run by Kerry County Council, Kerry Education and Training Board, the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation, and the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation.

It aims to reassure people that staff are trained in best practice.

Up to 3,000 staff in the retail and tourism sectors in Kerry are taking part in the training through Kerry ETB.

To receive the ‘Safe Destination’ designation, businesses must register with Kerry County Council to take part in the training course.

Businesses and staff interested in participating in the training can register with Kerry County Council on its freephone Business Support Line on 1800 807 102 or [email protected]