The Radisson Blu Sky Hotel has undergone a two-stage audit. The first part for new cleaning and disinfection procedures took place in spring, whereas the hotel also qualified to the second stage of the evaluation. The SGS Plus audit involved an improvement of the former standards and in August the hotel was marked with an SGS Plus label.
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world. Radisson Blu Sky Hotel follows safety protocols, that have been developed in collaboration with SGS and the Radisson Hotel Group:
- Physical distancing
Implement physical distancing measures throughout the hotel.
- Increase cleaning and disinfecting
Increase cleaning and disinfecting frequency throughout the hotel, paying attention to high-touch items.
- Air circulation
Improve air circulation processes to increase air quality.
- Protective barrier
Install protective screens at the front desk.
- Sanitizing stations
Install alcohol-based hand sanitizing and glove stations near the front entrance and public areas.
- Disinfect key cards
Provide clean and disinfected key cards upon check-in.
- Door hangers
Display door hanger with cleaning and disinfecting information.
- Travel-size hand sanitizer
Provide each guest room with a travel-size hand sanitizer.
- TV remote
Provide a clean and disinfected TV remote in an individually sealed and protective bag.
Wash all linens at a high temperature for optimal disinfection.
- Pool and other wellness areas
Provide sanitizer and disinfectant wipes in our fitness and wellness centers.
- Express check-out
Provide an express check-out process to minimize contact with team members.
- Methods of payment
Offer cash-free methods of payment.
- Grab and go
Offer individually packaged and other grab-and-go food options.
- Bars and restaurants
Space tables apart in restaurants and bars to provide physical distancing.
- Food safety
Adhere to the strict safety procedures while serving all food and beverages.
Lock or remove all minibars.
- Team training
Provide team members with comprehensive hygiene and prevention training program.
- Team member temperature checks
Administer temperature checks for team members and suppliers, when legally permitted or required.
- Team member PPE
Provide team members with personal protective equipment.
Partnering with SGS ensures that the new protocols are validated, adapted, and in accordance with local requirements and recommendations. General Manager Kaido Ojaperv commented: “In the spring, we were granted with an SGS label, but we took it a step further and underwent an even more thorough cleanliness and disinfection audit. Our goal is to provide a safe environment for both our guests and colleagues, and SGS Plus shows that we are succeeding in it.”
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