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Coronavirus (COVID-19): tourism and hospitality sector

Guidance for the tourism and hospitality sector, including procedures for staff and customer safety and an operations checklist.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): tourism and hospitality sector
Guidance on good practice

Scottish Government Guidance

  • General safer workplaces guidance has been developed for businesses and workplaces on reducing the risk of COVID-19 and supporting staff and customers.
  • Ventilation: by taking measures to increase the volume of fresh air entering a building, such as opening windows, doors or vents or using appropriate mechanical systems, you can help minimise the risk of spreading COVID-19 to colleagues and customers. Please see the ventilation guidance for further details.

Industry guidance

For good practice, we would encourage you to visit the websites of the following organisations. Their guidance will be updated following the publication of this guidance and links added in due course.

You should refer to the one that relates best to your business.

  • UK Hospitality – for general hospitality businesses
  • Association of Scotland’s Self Caterers
  • National Caravan Council/British Holiday and Home Parks Association 
  • Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions
  • Scottish Tourist Guides Association
  • Night Time Industries Association – for nightclubs, music venues and similar premises.

Legislation 

Fair Work during the COVID-19 crisis


Contact

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

Post:
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

First published: 16 Apr 2021 Last updated: 31 Aug 2021 -