GHTA Hosts Infection Control Webinar Training for Hotel Sector

St. George’s, Grenada, W.I.—May 22nd, 2020— The Grenada Hotel and Tourism Association (GHTA) in partnership with the Ministry of Health hosted an Infection control webinar training to share health and hygiene best practices and cleaning protocol recommendations as the tourism industry prepares to reopen. The training was held in conjunction with the GHTA’s release of the Care & Commitment to Cleanliness Initiative, which lists hotel health recommendations to help the hospitality sector navigate the path ahead amidst public health challenges.

The training was held on Friday, May 22nd, 2020 via Zoom and included stakeholders, hotel owners, operators, supervisors, and managers as well as other members of the hospitality sector. Panelists included Dr. Shawn Charles, Medical Officer of Health, Epidemiologist of the Ministry of Health, and Mr. Andre Worme, Chief Environmental Health Officer of the Ministry of Health.

Topics included:

  • Infection prevention and control in the accommodation sector
  • Recommendations for management teams
  • Technical and maintenance services
  • Cleaning and housekeeping recommendations
  • Food Safety
  • COVID identification and management

The GHTA in partnership with stakeholders will continue to keep its members as well as non-members within the hospitality and tourism community informed as we manage this new direction within the tourism industry and attempt to restart the sector. For additional information regarding the Care & Commitment to Cleanliness Initiative or the Infection Control Webinar training presentations, visit

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