Covid-19: Covid Compliant - Other ways to reassure customers

We're Good To Go

All successfully accredited Covid Compliant businesses are also encouraged to also apply here for We’re Good to Go, the national scheme run by Visit Britain.

Also free to apply for this is a nationally accredited standard, recognised by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), recognises businesses as meeting international global standardised health and hygiene protocols and for their role in supporting the recovery of the UK tourism sector.

By joining 44,000 businesses across the UK who have already registered you will continue to build the reputation of our city nationally and internationally and encourage visitors back into your business.

WTTC international Safe Travels stamp

Businesses in the UK registered to the We’re Good To Go industry standard scheme are now automatically eligible for the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) international ‘Safe Travels’ stamp.

The protocols for the global Safe Travels stamp were designed with the World Health Organisation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines’ and developed alongside leading industry associations and international organisations.

Find out more and apply now for We're Good To Go here.

Why you should sign up

Paul Szomoru, director of business events at NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI) said: “The Covid Compliant Assurance Scheme will play a crucial role in helping to build consumer confidence as we look towards encouraging local people and visitors to return to our venues once again.

"Businesses have worked so hard to ensure they operate in a covid safe way, and this scheme will ensure this hard work in acknowledged by both regulators and by the public. 

“Lots of tourism businesses have already signed up to the VisitBritain and VisitEngland UK-wide industry standard ‘We’re Good To Go’ which helps profile our city and businesses nationally and internationally, encouraging visitors back and the much-needed economic boost they bring.

"Those signed up can now also be automatically issued with the international ‘Safe Travels’ stamp from the World Travel & Tourism Council.

“We urge all businesses to sign up to both the Covid Compliant Assurance Scheme and ‘We’re Good To Go’ standard.

"Both schemes will further support us in championing our city as a safe place to visit and enjoy.”

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