"Safe Tourism Certification
" program, one of the first examples in the world, was prepared under the leadership of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, with the contributions of the Ministries of Health, Transport, Interior and Foreign Affairs, and in cooperation with all sector stakeholdersSafe Tourism Certification Program
; It defines a series of measures that are recommended to be taken in a wide range from transportation to accommodation, from facility employees to passengers' own health status for all Turkish citizens and foreign visitors who will spend their holiday in Turkey.Alberk AQ International Technical Control and Certification Inc
.; Within the scope of the "Safe Tourism Certification Program", the certification body authorized to issue the "Safe Tourism Certificate" has been selected.
Alberk QA Technic; Accommodation Facilities, Food and Beverage Facilities, Culture and Art Facilities, Tour and Transfer Vehicles and Airports will be inspected separately within the framework of international standards. Hygiene and health inspection and conformity assessment will be carried out, reports will be drawn up, and inspectors will be sent regularly to the facilities that have applied to ensure that services are provided in accordance with the criteria.
The facilities that are entitled to receive a certificate will also be announced on the website of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The Healthy Tourism Certificate logo will be hung on the visible points of the facilities receiving the certificate, and customers will be able to access all inspection information about the facility thanks to the QR code on the document. In this way, the whole process will gain transparency.
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM, SUSTAINABLE TOURISM CERTIFICATE
Türkiye, for the purpose of utilizing the supply resources of tourism including natural, cultural and social aspects by considering the balance of protection-utilization and developing and globally promoting these aspects without jeopardizing any of them, has been improving national sustainable tourism standards in cooperation with its domestic and international stakeholders. Türkiye Sustainable Tourism lndustry Criteria (TR-I) have been built to ensure sustainable growth of the Turkish tourism industry and to develop a common understanding about Turkish tourism with the participation of all tourism stakeholders. TR-I was developed to be implemented by accommodation facilities and tour operators. in this respect, TR-I includes both criteria that comply with the social and cultural structure of Türkiye and globally recognized sustainable tourism criteria. TR-I was established under four main themes: sustainable management; socio-economic impacts; cultural impacts and environmental impacts. TR-ı standard includes mandatory principles and practices of the Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Culture and Tourism to be adopted by the Turkish tourism industry within the framework of various criteria, and compliance with the TR-I standard will only be achieved on the basis of the criteria specified in this document
TR-I has been put forward in cooperation with all sectors and international organizations under the leadership of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Turkish Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA). TR-I was developed in the process of adapting to the criteria of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), which is a determining body in international norms for the development of the sustainability standard in the tourism sector. In this framework, all of the GSTC criteria have been adopted by TR-I without change. The criteria are as follows;
Türkiye Sustainable Tourism Industry Criteria
Türkiye Sustainable Tourism Program is a recognized program according to the international certification criteria of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and approved with the status of “Acknowledged”. Within this program, our company has been authorized to perform Stage 1 Verification.
To apply for the Safe Tourism Certification Program: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 0 535 961 00 35