Saint Petersburg became the first city in Russia joining the international WTTC program for safe tourism - Safe Travels. As part of this initiative key players of city tourism industry receive a special sign Safe Travels SPB, recognizing them as organizations implemented health and hygiene protocols that are aligned with WTTC’s Global Safe Travels Protocols. For tourists, this sign is a guarantee that the services provided by city tourism organizations meet the requirements of sanitary hygienic standards and safety standards. By receiving the Safe Travels SPB sign, city tourism organizations become participants of the unified Saint Petersburg marketing program to promote the city as the safe destination for travel. You can find all information of the #SafeTravels program in this section.
Instructions for obtaining a QR code with the sign Safe Travels SPB :
for health resorts,
enterprises (individual entrepreneurs) that provide hotel services,
organizations (individual entrepreneurs) that operate in the tourism sector (tour operators, travel agents, tour desks)
1. Register or log in to your personal account on the official website of the Unified Entrepreneurship Center via the link.
1.1. When in personal account, go to the section "Sending information about the implementation (resumption) of activities".
1.2. Select the field of activity of the organization "Sanatorium and resort institution operating in accordance with Government resolution of 13.03.2020 No. 121", "Enterprise (individual entrepreneur) providing hotel services, in accordance with Government resolution of 13.03.2020 No. 121", "Organization (individual entrepreneur) operating in the tourism sector (tour operator, travel agent, tour desk), in accordance with Government resolution of 13.03.2020 No. 121" and fill in the information in accordance with the requirements (Appendix).
1.3. Fill out forms (check-lists)
1.4. Confirm the implementation of mandatory and additional measures to ensure safe activities with the mandatory attachment of photographic materials confirming compliance with the relevant measures.
1.5. Confirm acceptance of terms and agreement to ensure strict compliance with the regular requirements about completing the form once every two months according to the Agreement of 03.07.2020 on cooperation in the sphere of tourist services and hospitality in St. Petersburg during the period of exiting from anti-epidemic restrictions imposed in the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19.
1.6. Confirm the authenticity of the information and click "Send notification".
2. If there is a QR code for the provision of other services in accordance with Government decree No. 121 of 13.03.2020, the organization sends a corresponding notification to the Unified Entrepreneurship Center website to obtain a unified QR code with the sign Safe Travels SPB for the permitted types of services for the organization.
2.1. Confirm your consent to participate in the Safe Travels SPB program in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Protocol of Saint Petersburg in your personal account on the Unified Entrepreneurship Center’s website.
2.2. The notification should pass the moderation on the Unified Entrepreneurship Center’s website up to 3 working days.
2.3. If the notification is confirmed, the organization receives a unified QR code with the sign Safe Travels SPB , including previously received QR codes and a link to be sent to the Committee for tourism development of Saint Petersburg (firstname.lastname@example.org) to confirm the start of functioning and to post information on the Visit-Petersburg.ru website.
2.4. The received QR code