Oberoi Hotels conducts Covid awareness workshop at The Cecil, Shimla
The programme organised with the support of Tourism Industry Stakeholders Association (TISHA) and Shimla Hotel & Restaurant Association (SHRA)
The Oberoi Group that runs three hotels (The Oberoi Cecil; Wildflower Hall and Clarkes Hotel) in Shimla in association with Tourism Industry Stake Holders Association (TISHA) and Shimla Hotel Restaurant Association (SHRA) conducted an awareness program on COVID preparedness at The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla.
The first session of the two-day awareness programme was hosted on 24th June, whereas the second session of the awareness drive will be hosted on 26th June.
The purpose of this program organized by the leading hospitality brand, is to help the hoteliers of Himachal Pradesh learn the finest practices and deliberate strategies for implementing high standards of safety measures, to build travellers trust. The training program focussed on preparing the hotels to be COVID ready in order to provide safe and hygienic accommodation to international and domestic tourists visiting the state.
This significant step will immensely support the state machineries with requisite measures to reopen the state borders for the tourists. Furthermore, the safety and hygiene essentials like disinfectants, equipments etc. were exhibited by local supplier in order to help all participants with easy local procurement.
Commenting on the initiative, Mohinder Seth, President, TISHA and Sanjay Sood, President, SHRA said that they are fully prepared to conduct similar online sessions for other hotels in different locations of Himachal Pradesh through video conferencing to create wider awareness and gradually restore state tourism to its full glory.
Shimla is the first tourist destination in the country that has taken this proactive step in order to revive tourism in the state with the aid of district administration, Department of Tourism HP and Oberoi Hotels.