Over 4,000 staff take part in Safe Destination Kerry 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

Over 4,000 staff across the retail and hospitality sectors in Kerry have taken part in a COVID-19 safety training programme.

Safe Destination Kerry ensures local tourism and retail staff are trained in infection prevention, hygiene and cleanliness to the highest international standards as they reopen for business.

All businesses that complete the training will receive a Safe Destination badge.

An information campaign will also remind visitors to the county of their personal responsibilities in relation to social distancing, cough etiquette and hand-washing guidelines.

Safe Destination Kerry is 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.

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]