Intertek Cristal, the market-leading global health, safety, quality and tourism-focused security risk management company, has awarded Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resorts five different accreditations.
These certifications are based on Intertek Cristal’s standards of health and safety, hygiene, water safety and food safety requirements.
The Sheraton Abu Dhabi Resort is listed as a historic building in Abu Dhabi while providing a modern luxury experience, partnered with Intertek Cristal to establish a proactive risk management system to ensure the safety and well-being of guests, visitors and staff, using Intertek Cristal designed for Five risk management modules designed for the industry.
Intertek certified the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort’s RoomCheck, AquaCheck, PoolCheck, FoodCheck and FireCheck following a six-month independent audit to verify validity and compliance with these standards.
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotels and Resorts’ accreditation program helps management identify health and safety-related risks and assists them in effectively planning, prioritizing and managing the hotel’s procedures throughout its operations. From housekeeping to food hygiene, water, pool and fire safety systems, Intertek works closely with the management team to implement best practice across all these functions.
Samir Ahmed, Managing Director of Intertek Cristal, Checkpoint and Assuris said: “The hospitality industry understands that the changes brought about by the pandemic are here to stay. Business travelers and tourists alike are looking for hotels that give you peace of mind with higher standards of safety and hygiene.
“Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resorts has responded positively, prioritizing health, safety and hygiene. Acquiring five simultaneous accreditations is a remarkable achievement and demonstrates the strong commitment of the management team and staff. We commend them for taking action to contribute to Guests and staff provide the reassurance they need across a range of different vital services in a hotel.”
Ziad El Nakib, General Manager, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Resort, said: “Health, safety and well-being have become top concerns for global and regional travelers. Applying for five certifications simultaneously can be a complex process, but the team at Intertek Cristal approached them with the utmost care. The process was handled in a professional manner.
“This proactive risk management system based on Intertek Cristal standards will enable us to deliver the best possible guest experience, gain client confidence and sustain business growth. For this, we are delighted and grateful.” – trade arab news agency