The Covid-19 pandemic changed every aspect of our lives and how we used to do things, especially how we vacation. No more crowded hotels and beaches, no more waiting in long lines to get into a restaurant — the industry is being much more careful to ensure everyone keeps healthy.
If you are currently planning your next vacation, you’re probably wondering how you can stay safe. Travelers’ number one priority now is choosing a place where they can find peace of mind and forget all about the stresses of their daily lives while being cautious. Royal Holiday Vacation Club provides its members with comfort and safety through its Safe Guest Program.
All Royal Park hotels and resorts are already following safety measures to protect the health and safety of their guests. All Royal Holiday Vacation Club members benefit from enjoying facilities that follow Cristal International Standards (now called Intertek Cristal) and the extensive use of Ecolab products.
What is the Safe Guest Program?
Royal Holiday Vacation Club’s Sage Guest Program offers an unforgettable and safe vacation to its members from the moment they arrive through the moment they leave Royal Park hotels and resorts.
The program is based on seven areas:
- Entertainment areas
- Check out
The Safe Guest Program for Royal Holiday Vacation Club members is certified by Intertek Cristal, an international standards management company. Certifications include:
- POSI Check: Verifies locations are protected against Covid-19 by implementing hygiene protocols. The process checks every aspect of the hospitality services, from management commitment to cleaning chemical management.
- AquaCheck: Ensures water is up to standard, including water systems, hot water tanks, water safety, legionella prevention, cooling towers, and potable water.
- Room Check: Checks the cleanliness of various areas in a guest room after they are cleaned. Modern technology is used to measure critical areas such as bathrooms, taps, glasses, remote controls, and highly touched surfaces.
- PoolCheck: Provides a single module that addresses all risk areas, including chemicals, filtration, maintenance, overflow, and drainage.
- FoodCheck: Manages and measures the process of preparing and serving food, covering delivery, pest control, frozen storage, premises, and more.
Park Royal staff are also equipped with Ecolab products to disinfect and clean their facilities.
Park Royal Hotelstraveling Resorts has been the first Mexican hospitality group to create a Safe Guest Program and achieve the renowned Cristal International Standards certifications. You can enjoy every area of their hotels and resorts knowing you are always safe.
How Does the Safe Guest Program Ensure I am Safe From Getting Infected?
Although it’s impossible to guarantee that everyone is 100% safe from Covid-19 and other infectious diseases, Royal Holiday Vacation Club members can rest assured that they are following every protocol to maintain their safety.
In addition to keeping their clients safe, Royal Holiday Vacation Club staff adheres to and implements the highest safety standards, allowing guests to enjoy their vacations without the tension and constant concern of disinfecting every inch.
This is what guests can expect to see:
- Disinfectant rugs for cleaning shoes
- Individual hand sanitizers and sanitizing stations for guests
- Take guests’ temperature and screen for Covid-19 symptoms
- Bell boy disinfects guests’ luggage before taking them to rooms
- Encourage social distancing
- The front desk is disinfected after each check-in
- Access to medical services
- Regular cleaning and disinfection of all hotel areas
- Rooms, pool area, and entertainment areas are cleaned and disinfected using Ecolab products
- Sun loungers, tables, and cots are cleaned and disinfected after each use
- Implemented 5-ft. distancing from other guests on beaches and pools
- Guests receive individual glasses and thermos that can be used at their bars
- Digital restaurant menus
- Socially distanced tables
- Reservation systems in place and servers at each station of their buffets
- Tables and seats are disinfected after each use
- Entertainment activities offered with safety measures
- Redesigned entertainment areas to accommodate their safety measures
- Temperature checks before activities start
- Express, no-contact check-out
- Urns to deposit keys before leaving
Their members’ safety and quality experience is their top priority. That’s why they are working with world safety management companies to ensure you can vacation with absolute confidence. Royal Holiday Vacation Club members can sit back and relax while their staff takes care of everything else.
Why Implement the Safe Guest Program?
Royal Holiday Vacation Club created this program to ensure their guests have fun and are delighted by everything their hospitality services have to offer. Your vacation is a time to relax. As things return to normal, they want to make sure their Royal Holiday Vacation Club members continue to enjoy their perks.
These protocols apply to all 180 locations throughout 52 countries. Royal Holiday Vacation Club is now confident to say that they are ready to welcome you into their locations with safety and peace of mind. Experience an unforgettable vacation free of worldly worries.
I Am Not Ready to Start Traveling Again. How Do I Cancel my Royal Holiday Vacation Club Membership?
They understand that it will take time for people to feel confident traveling around the world and enjoying their resorts. However, you don’t need to cancel your membership just yet. They will protect your investment by freezing your vacation fee, as long as your membership is active.
With the Royal Holiday Vacation Club you can be boujee on a budget and enjoy the best resorts and hotels at an affordable price.
Umar Nisar was born and raised in the busy city of Abbottabad. As a journalist, Umar Nisar has contributed to many online publications including PAK Today and the Huffing Post. In regards to academics, Umar Nisar earned a degree in business from the Abbottabad UST, Havelian. Umar Nisar follows the money and covers all aspects of emerging tech here at The Hear Up.
A Few Things to Check Before Hiring an Electrician
Hiring an Electrician
Many homeowners attempt to do home improvement projects themselves, and the results are often disappointing. However, trying to handle electrical work independently can lead to costly errors and injuries. Discover a few things to check before hiring an electrician to get the job done right and stay within the budget.
When looking for an electrician, the first thing to consider is whether they are properly trained. The electricians should attend a vocational school or other recognized institute to learn how to perform the work correctly. Discuss the training process to find the right team for the job.
Comparing electricians includes reviewing their relevant experience performing similar work. Homeowners should discuss the project scope with potential electricians and determine whether they have experience in that area. Also, ask for recommendations and referrals from previous satisfied customers.
Once homeowners have a list of prospects, check online reviews to narrow down the possibilities based on customer experiences. Often, people discover more about an electrician or other service providers by reading reviews and talking to others. Also, discuss referrals with neighbors, co-workers, friends, and families to determine which services handled the work most efficiently.
Licensed and Insured
Verify your state’s requirement for license and insurance and then ensure the electrician is compliant to protect your most valuable asset. It is often tempting to hire an unlicensed or uninsured electrician to cut costs, but that often adds up to spending more money in the long run. Plus, you could be liable if an accident or injury occurs on your premises, adding even more to the costs.
Verify Credentials and Permits
The first step to verifying an electrician’s expertise is to inquire about licenses and insurance. The next step is to verify these credentials and permits to ensure they are valid and current. A quality electrician will immediately provide documentation for customers to verify.
Talk to Several Electricians
After comparing reviews and verifying credentials, consult with several electricians to find the right one for the project. While all of them might be qualified for the job, homeowners should find an electrician that understands their vision and wants to work with them every step of the way. Take notes during the interviews to review and determine the best candidate for the job.
While qualifications are crucial to getting the job done correctly, homeowners must also stay within their budget to avoid financial stress associated with unexpected surprises. An electrician should provide a precise estimate and include everything to be done to complete the project for homeowners to plan for payment. The goal is to find a qualified electrician that provides all the services needed for the most competitive price.
Look for Outstanding Customer Service
Finally, it helps to work with electricians dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and that stand behind their work. Inquire about warranties and other guarantees to verify the project will be completed according to specifications. Then choose the electrician who communicates clearly and makes you feel comfortable about their skills.
Hiring an electrician is often critical to getting the job done right and avoiding additional costs related to injuries and errors. Use this checklist to find a qualified electrician that provides outstanding service within your budget.
Khalil ur Rehman is a proud born and raised in Abbottabad. Khalil has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade having contributed to several large publications including the Yahoo News and The Verge. As a journalist for The Hear Up, Khalil covers climate and science news. [email protected]