Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (September 3, 2021) - Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta announces it has received the Punto Limpio ("Clean Point") V2020 quality seal from Mexico's Ministry of Tourism (Sectur). Additionally, the resort and sister property Casa Velas are the first hotels within the destination to successfully complete an inspection by the Mexican Accreditation Entity (EMA) for Distinctivo PARE (Epidemiological Risks Attention Protocol).
Developed in response to the health security needs of the COVID 19 pandemic, the Punto Limpio certification was bestowed on the hotel for its highest standards of hygiene, safety, and cleanliness in addition to meticulous training in industry-recognized best practices. With the ultimate goal of protecting guests, employees and the community, Punto Limpio evaluates Manager Training, Hygienic Quality, Business Practices, Quality Assurance, and education. All areas of the hotel were assessed, from reception, the lobby, communal lounges and pools to accommodations, restaurants, fitness centers and spas.
"As our guests' safety is of the utmost importance, we continue to enact even more rigorous hygiene, safety and cleanliness protocols," said Luis Angarita, Managing Director of Velas Vallarta. "A testament to its importance, Punto Limpio is bestowed by our industry's highest organization and endorsed by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare."
Helping to verify and certify companies are complying with protocols implemented by both State and Federal authorities, Distintivo PARE aims to mitigate the risks and maximize the fight against COVID-19 and other epidemiological diseases. Generating confidence among workers, suppliers and guests, an audit of Velas Vallarta and Casa Velas was conducted of the facilities, cleaning and disinfection procedures, signage, supplies, spaces and more. Casa Velas and Velas Vallarta are the first hotels inspected in the destination to obtain such an important distinction.
In addition to the recent accreditations, Velas Vallarta holds the global safety stamp of approval from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) due to its state-of-the-art safety and cleanliness protocols detailed in a 15-page Stay Safe with Velas program. Sanitizing mats and booths, touchless hand sanitizing dispensers, increased cleaning and sanitation with both EPA-chemicals, and special COVID-19 training for staff are examples of protocols being implemented by the resort collection. Antigen and PCR testing are also available onsite or at a local hospital.
For reservations or more information, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit velasvallarta.com.
About Velas Vallarta:
Velas Vallarta is an all-inclusive family resort located on 10 oceanfront acres with lush gardens in Puerto Vallarta. Situated on the emerald waters of Banderas Bay, Velas Vallarta features 345 suites, Convention Center, swimming pools, AMET Spa along with seaside cabins, fitness center, multiple restaurants, and an inviting lounge with live music. Nightly theme dinners and local specialties are sure to please even the most discerning palates, and suite service is available around the clock. Guests can choose from an original array of activities and events, from Straw Mosaics to Mexican fiestas. The Kids' Club welcomes children under 13 with supervised activities like mini mariachi and sand sculpture. In addition, the resort's commitment to environmental sustainability is certified Gold by EarthCheck. Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Velas Resorts, operates Velas Resorts with brother Juan Vela, vice president of Velas Resorts, by his side. Explore tips, recipes, lifestyle and travel trends, and the latest news about Velas Resorts on the digital mag: www.velasmagazine.com.