The seal is backed by the scientific guarantee of the University ULL and the ‘Instituto de Enfermedades Tropicales’ (Institute of Tropical Diseases). It aims to generate health confidence in the destination.
The hotel Bahía del Duque, a member of The Tais Hotels & Villas, has been awarded the municipal distinction of’ Good Health Practices’ to prevent COVID-19, also known as “Accredited Healthy Destination” (AHD). This distinction has been promoted by the City Council of Adeje and recognises how this Hotel and its Beach Club have managed the COVID-19 prevention and safety protocols.
The seal is backed by the scientific guarantee of the University ULL and the ‘Instituto de Enfermedades Tropicales’ (Institute of Tropical Diseases). This initiative aims to generate health confidence in the destination through good practices in establishments and by professional groups in the area.
Bahía del Duque has been the first hotel to be awarded this distinction. Other entities have also received this certification: ‘Grupo Número Uno’ for the Siam Mall, the Local Police of Adeje and three local taxi licenses.
The award ceremony took place at the municipal ‘Centro de Desarrollo Turístico’ (Tourism Development Centre). It was attended by the mayor of Adeje, José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga, the vice-chancellor of the University of La Laguna, Rosa Aguilar, the president of the ‘Fundación del Instituto de Enfermedades Tropicales’ (University ULL), Basilio Valladares, and the director of the ‘Instituto Universitario de Enfermedades Tropicales’ (University Institute of Tropical Diseases), Jacob Lorenzo.
The recognition was received by the Lodging Manager of Bahía del Duque, Carlota Nieto Morales and the Operations Manager of Grupo CIO, Antonio Díaz De Las Casas.
It has taken a year to create this label. During this time, the agreements, regulations and scientific protocols have been established with the ongoing monitoring and collaboration of the Directorate-General for Public Health of the Canary Islands Government.