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Health & Hygiene Statement and Measurements for South East Asia Dreams Guests and Operators

We have taken steps to ensure international health and hygiene standards have been put in place on all our tours. The local regulations always and primarily apply. In addition, references are made to the country-specific regulations and the general regulations of the local health ministries and the WHO International Health Organization.

In General and all the time the main regulation is to

Wear a mask and practice social distancing.

When interacting in person, everybody must wear a mask and maintain a minimum of 2 meters of distance from each other at all times.


General Guests Greetings

  • Contact-less Greetings – To ensure physical distancing, all the team from the driver, guide, hotel or any other member of the team will rely on country-specific hand gestures,
    • such as the traditional Thai wai greeting;
    • Korean jeol bowing;
    • the hand-over-heart gesture or just Palms together in front of your chest and slightly bow your head .


Arrival & Departure Transfer

  • Welcome clients greeting and maintain social distancing
  • Guides / Driver will give our client a proper briefing to the clients on the measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and request them to cooperate for their health, safety, and environmental concerns.
  • The Driver should sanitize the van before every assignment using a disinfectant cleaner for all touchpoints and keeping a log of the cleaning activities with time and signature of each disinfection
  • Drivers and Transfer Guide must wear face-mask during the whole time of duty and guests must wear masks during the whole transfer. The team will provide the hand sanitizer to guests prior to entering the vehicle.
  • Vehicles seating capacity might be according to the government directives
  • The driver should clean the baggage handles  before handing back the luggage to the clients


Sightseeing / Excursion

  • Welcome clients at the pick up points and maintain social distancing
  • Guide will give a proper briefing to the clients about the daily itinerary including measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 virus and request to cooperate for their health, safety and environmental concerns
  • Reducing numbers of clients in vans.
  • The driver should sanitize the vehicles before every assignment using a disinfectant cleaner for all touch points in the vehicle Including seats, handles, arm rests and seatbelt.
  • The driver and Guides must sanitize the vehicle on a round trip every morning thoroughly and will keep a log of the cleaning activities with time and signature of each disinfection
  • Driver  and Guides must wear mask during duty
  • Provide hand sanitizer for clients every time they reenter the vehicle after a sightseeing or break stop on entering the bus


SEAD Health Hygiene Statement for Representative and Guide

  • welcome clients with a minimize physical contact and maintain social distancing
  • Representatives should wear the face masks to meet guests during every client/hotel visit
  • have to use hand sanitizer regularly before and after every clients meeting
  • keeping a log of each client’s visit with detailed timing and client’s name
  • will report any health issues or any sickness of themselves or any family/household member immediately to our head office
  • will report any health issues or any sickness of a guest immediately to the hotel reception and as well to our head office
  • Give instructions to the guests to follow the social distancing.
  • are firmly required to check that covid-19 regulations and precautions are observed at all hotels, restaurants, museums,


Policy and Regulations for Hotels within SEAD Health Hygiene Statement

Hotels are in general following the guidelines issued by the local bodies. Management should train the Employees in enhanced cleaning routines, both within personal hygiene and new cleaning routines, following COVID-19 guidelines provided by local health authorities.

Enhanced cleaning:

  • The reception area and hotel lobby are disinfected at least once an hour and regularly ventilated.
  • Check-in takes place individually, with the number of people limited to two from one booking, with the maximum reduction of procedures.
  • Hand sanitizer  are available at the reception.
  • The reception desk, payment terminals and room keys are disinfected on a regular basis and must be disinfected after each check-in.
  • Guests should keep a safe distance in the waiting queue for the reception.
  • Reception staff work in disposable gloves, and the registration procedure takes place through a protective glass or in face shields.
  • Each guest room is complete disinfection of furniture and equipment available in the room. In particular a telephone, mini bar and TV with remote control.
  • The management should change the bedding of each guest room according to safety standards and using disinfectants.
  • Detailed disinfection of all bathroom rooms is carried out every day using single-use materials and disinfectants
  • All Hotel staff incl reception, housekeeper, cleaning etc work with mask while maintaining a safe distance from guests.
  • Door handles, handrails, light switches, doors leading to the corridors and staircases are disinfect several times a day.
  • The corridors and hotel lobby are should be ventilate several times a day
  • Regular disinfection of the hotel elevator takes place, at least once an hour,
  • Restaurant staff work in disposable gloves and masks / face shields, maintaining a safe social distance.

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Post Covid-19 Health & Hygiene Statement and Measurements for South East Asia Dreams Guests and Operators

Post Covid-19 Health & Hygiene

Statement and Measurements for

South East Asia Dreams Guests and Operators

When borders are open and our guests are ready to travel again, we are here to support them. The safety of our guests, our employees and our partners has always been and remains our highest priority. We have taken steps to ensure international safety measures such as physical distancing and cleaning measures have been put in place on all our tours.

Our Post Covid-19 Health & Hygiene Statement and Measurements Policy features new health and safety procedures from the moment you arrive to the moment your leave.  We continue observing WHO Guidelines, Ministry of Health guidelines & the local authorities’ guidelines as well as our operators to keep our commitment to keeping our guests safe during their vacation with us. Our transport fleet is constantly monitored in all destinations. Because to ensure our vehicles operators meet the highest international safety standards. And always glimmer with a high shine so our guests ride in style.

We are committed in creating safe experience for our guests. Health & Safety, and latterly also hygiene, are among our top priorities. Thailand for example created a Safety and Health Administration certification. The SHA provides sanitation and safety standards for tourist. We, at South East Asia Dreams are making sure that all our operators and partners within Thailand are certified under this certification.  More about SHA… . Our DMC (Destination Management Company) are additional are signed in for the Thailand Hygiene Plus Initiative. This is a great Initiative from Thailand’s DMC’s. More info about THIP…

All our operators and supplier in other destinations have signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) where they guarantee that they will follow our strict Health & Hygiene Statement.

Please find below just a view of our standard Hygiene Guideline which our operator in detail:

Health & Hygiene Statement and Measurements for South East Asia Dreams Guests and Operators 


Be Smart & inform yourself about corona virus

Protective Measures against CoVid 19

Wash your hands


What is the Thailand Hygiene Plus Initiative (THPI)

Thailand Hygiene Plus Initiative | %%sitename%% On the 16th of July 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand DMCs Meet to Create Uniform Health & Safety Standards Ahead of Tourism Restart.

The world has seen the complete stop of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. So, the DMC community in Thailand has been hard at work formulating and fulfilling standards. So, that standards will solidify Thailand and its tourism facilitators as a destination that is safe for travel. The Thailand Hygiene Plus Initiative (THPI) has been developed by a group of leading Destination Management Companies (DMCs). They are working in Thailand’s tourism industry to create a safe and healthy environment for travelers. because Their aim to get the message out to potential travelers.

The standards cover six areas:

  • Offices,
  • Staff,
  • Ground Teams,
  • Meals,
  • Vehicles and
  • Transportation, and
  • Sports Equipment and Facilities.

The standards include but are not limited to those to be certified by the “Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration” (SHA).

All the operators agree to sign and implement the operational element checklist.

And One of the members said; “When COVID hit the industry our collective focus was on the fast and safe return of the travel. The implementation a of united standard for future travel, formed through the collaboration of our peers, was natural.”

He added: “Collectively changing for the better. To create a safe and healthy travel experience for each DMC’s travelers shows that we are in this together and stronger as one.”

And One other mentioned; With the THPI, responsible DMCs in Thailand are giving international tour operators solid proof and meaningful assurances that we are taking great and proactive hygiene measures in order to restore confidence while traveling.”

The initiative will implement infection prevention measures to ensure that travelers have an enjoyable experience. Knowing that they are in the best of care. Travelers will have greater confidence in Thailand as a safe and healthy travel destination.

And We of South East Asia Dreams are proud to confirm and assure that we only use DMC in our destination who also have implemented and have signed-up to the Thailand Hygiene Plus Initiative (THPI).