May 7, 2021


Travel-Lickin' Good

Mallorcan & Ibizan Resort vaccinations

Covid vaccination has begun at Mallorcan and Ibizan owned accommodations in the Dominican Republic, as part of a approach to promote the state as a harmless place for international tourism.

Additional than 10,000 workers at the Meliá, Riu, Be Reside, Iberostar, Barceló, Bahía Príncipe, Excellence, Viva, HM Motels and Ibizan chains Palladium and Sirenis, have presently been immunised in the Dominican Republic tourist location of Punta Cana-Bávaro.

The Dominican Epidemiological Services and medical teams at every single lodge chain are actively collaborating in the vaccination method and all chains are applying the Chinese vaccine, Sinovac.

The Dominican Federal government has arrived at an arrangement with the Inverotel Team, which signifies hotel chains and Mallorcan groups in the Caribbean, to maximise the vaccination procedure in get to capture Canadian and American tourism during the summer time time, the two key emitting marketplaces for the Caribbean island.

“The vaccination of all our personnel at a important location such as Punta Cana is fulfilling for the enterprise and signifies a vital phase forward in the wellness and security of our buyers and personnel,” said Meliá, Government Vice President and CEO, Gabriel Escarrer Jaume. “It will surely contribute to the recovery of Global journey to Punta Cana and intensify tourism need for the Dominican Republic which is a crucial vacation spot in the Caribbean.”

Meliá’s vaccination of 2,200 personnel in Punta Cana commenced on Tuesday and will final until finally May possibly 25.

“Vaccination at the Iberostar Choice Hacienda Dominicus began on Monday and staff at the Iberostar Bávaro complicated and in Iberostar Costa Dorada will also get underway this 7 days,” in accordance to an Iberostar spokesperson.

The Riu also commenced vaccinating staff in Punta Cana on Sunday:

“The aim is to vaccinate all 2,500 workers with Sinovac so that they are immunised prior to the summer season year,” mentioned a Riu spokesperson. Barceló and Bahía Príncipe groups (Piñero Group) claimed immunising all personnel is a precedence.

“It is the only way to have a summer in the Caribbean, in the Dominican Republic, and be equipped to capture the American sector and our chain is associated in this vaccination course of action,” reported the President of Globalia which includes the Be Are living Chain.

American and European Tour Operators concur that the approach adopted in the Dominican Republic is the only choice in holiday getaway locations.

“We would like to reiterate our request to the Spanish Federal government to prioritise vaccination of Tourism Sector employees,” stated Meliá CEO, Gabriel Escarrer who unveiled that “employees in Indonesia have already been vaccinated.”

“Our staff members in the Maldives are getting vaccinate with AstraZeneca and Sinovac,” mentioned a Riu source and we will continue with this system since it is the only way to have safe motels and immunised workers.”