Published on : Thursday, May 21, 2020
With new policy measures for visitors and organisations Poland is set to re-open to tourists within the sector to help restore the sector ahead of prospective border openings.
The ministry of development and the Polish Tourism Organisation announced detailed guidelines for hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions.
Earlier in May, hospitality and retail businesses were officially allowed to re-open based on conditions to follow strict regulations.
Poland was relatively unaffected by the outbreak, with under 20,000 cases and under 1,000 deaths after following and effective Covid-19 strategy.
Each business operating in the hospitality industry must adopt the following procedures like limiting the number of individuals staying in a building, both visitors and staff.Implementing temperature checks before entering a building – individuals who show possible symptoms of the disease will not be allowed to enter.Staff must wear face masks and gloves all the time.Provide regular disinfections of public areas and locations such as counters, handles, payment terminals, hotel room keys, elevators, toilets etc.
Polish hotels were allowed to re-open from Monday but restaurants remained closed and guests can dine only at their rooms (room service deliveries).
This was also applicable to hotel gyms, shared spaces and swimming pools which all remain closed.