The Kingdom of eSwatini has been awarded the “Safe Travels Stamp” of approval from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) for its recently implemented Health & Safety protocols (pdf) brought in to give travellers the confidence to travel to and around the country as safely as possible when borders reopen. eSwatini is one of the first destinations in southern Africa to have received the “Safe Travels Stamp”.The “Safe Travels Stamp” is the first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, which allows travellers to recognise destinations and businesses around the world that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
The protocols were defined following the experience of WTTC members in dealing with the coronavirus and based on the best available medical evidence. It follows guidelines from the World Health Organisation (WHO) as well as the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, USA) and is also backed by the World Tourism Organisation (WTO).
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) represents the global private sector of travel and tourism. It is known for being the only forum to represent the private sector in all parts of the industry worldwide.