- The Safer Tourism Seal for destinations & stakeholders
a) available on self-assessment
b) cemented by an independent evaluation
c) honored by endorsement
- The Tourism Heroes Award
– the International Hall of Tourism Heroes
- The Safer Tourism Pass for Responsible Travelers
Travel safety depends on both the provider and the receiver, and it takes leadership. Recognizing this fact, Rebuilding Travel has created the Safer Tourism Seal, The International Hall of Tourism Heroes, and the Safer Tourism Pass for responsible travelers.
The Safer Tourism Seal is exclusively available to members of the World Tourism Network. The Heroes Award is also available to non-members. The Safer Tourism Pass for Responsible Travelers is available to all travelers.
The Safer Tourism Seals
- The Safer Tourism Seal for Destinations and Stakeholders. This seal is a pledge to follow all known and mandated safety and security policies and best practices. It’s not a guarantee of safety, but a commitment.
a) Available based on self Assessment: Safer Tourism Seal holders have pledged to follow health and other relevant guidelines based on self-assessment and other achievements. The self-assessment is done without an independent evalutation, but with minimum requirements for your destination.
b) Automatic evaluated with a set standards plus a self assessment: Based on your own assessment and on set data for your destination in regards to vaccination, visitor arrival requirements and infection rates.
c) Cemented by Evaluation & Endorsement by WTN : Based on strict data for your destination, and an independent evaluation and report by Safer Tourism Experts.
The Tourism Heroes Award
The Tourism Heroes Hall of Fame is open for personalities awarded for their actions. Award holders have shown extraordinary leadership, innovation, and actions. They go the extra step.
Two nominations are needed to be considered. Nominating and the award are free.
The Safer Tourism Pass for Travelers
The personalized Safer Tourism Pass is for travelers to accompany the Safer Tourism Seal for travel destinations.
Holders of the Safer Tourism Pass vow to be responsible travelers and to abide by local health guidelines that the World Health Organization and national health departments have put into place. The STP means that the traveler is responsible and vows to protect not only him/herself but also all fellow travelers. STP holders represent the best in travel and demonstrate to the world that safer travel is everyone’s responsibility.
There is a $5.00 administrative fee.
The requirements to obtain the Safer Tourism Seal were changed starting with applications received July 1, 2021 and later. Please note: Seals issued prior to that day had different requirements. Previous requirements did not include vaccination, statistic and test requirements.