The NI Executive has updated guidance concerned with reducing the transmission of COVID-19 within the community.
General guidance for working safely in Tourism and Hospitality Businesses can be found here.
For a summary of guidance in place across all areas of life, please visit NI Direct’s Coronavirus (COVID-19): how to stay safe and help prevent the spread | nidirect
For more information about how to apply for a domestic COVID vaccination certificate please visit NI Direct.
The most up-to-date guidance can always be found at NIDirect.
This guidance should be considered and applied in line with:
Sectoral Guidance - Hotels
As part of the Tourism NI Tourism Enterprise Development (TED) Programme, this webinar was designed for industry within the NI Hotels sector and was aimed at helping you make sure you are ready for reopening and welcoming back visitors to your business when restrictions begin to ease. The webinar is available to view below.
Sectoral Guidelines – Non Hotel Accommodation
As part of the Tourism NI Tourism Enterprise Development (TED) Programme, this webinar was designed for industry within the NI Non Hotel Accommodation sector and was aimed at helping you make sure you are ready for reopening and welcoming back visitors to your business when restrictions begin to ease. The webinar is available to view below.
Other Key Government Guidance
Guidance from your Sector (Sectoral body guidance):
Further guidance has been produced across sector groups to provide businesses with best practise advice for reopening safely.
UKHospitality in partnership with Hospitality Ulster and NIHF ‘COVID-19 advice and risk assessments for hospitality businesses (Northern Ireland)’ for hospitality and visitor sector businesses in Northern, aimed at supporting the safe reopening of the sector in line with overarching Government Guidance. This includes advice for hotels; self-catering and short term lets; bed and breakfast; holiday parks; camping and caravanning and hostels.
UKHospitality, NIHF and Hospitality Ulster guidance
British Holiday & Home Parks Association guidance:
National Caravan Council:
Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers: https://www.assc.co.uk/policy/cleaning-protocols-for-self-catering-properties-in-the-context-of-covid-19/
The information provided gives some guidance and assistance on Covid-19 (new coronavirus) for your tourism business. The guidance is not designed to be definitive but highlights areas that you should consider. Each business has its own requirements, depending on the type of business it is and the guests it attracts, therefore, if you require precise or detailed information on anything mentioned in this guidance, or on the legal implications for you in particular, you should seek professional legal advice.