With the super green pass decree, closures have been averted but beyond some critical issues of the provision, “a really difficult overall picture remains for Italian hotels. On the front of the new provision, it is positive that the legislator has recognized the hotel as a place manned and therefore low-risk with
The introduction of the basic Green pass in Italian hotels was, in some ways, an expected measure and serves to avoid closures, however hoteliers complain about “a really difficult overall picture” and moreover the rule “determines some complexities that we hope will be clarified and overcome at the as soon as possible “declares Maria Carmela Colaiacovo, president of the Italian Association of Confindustria Hotels.
In particular, Colaiacovo thinks “first of all on the issue of children since there is the fear that the opening of the vaccination campaign for children aged 5 to 11 may involve, for them too, the automatic application of the Green pass obligation. “and with the Christmas holidays, families who want to spend a few days of vacation may find it difficult for younger children to face a tampon every 2 days”.
For Asshotel-Confesercenti, moreover, now, however, it would be “appropriate to revise the rigid system of administration protocols, conceived in May 2020, when there was still no vaccine or green certification” says Nicola Scolamacchia, vicar vice president of Assohotel. ” With all guests equipped with a Green pass, mask when standing in front of the buffet, hand sanitization procedure with gel (available at the buffet) and distancing, it’s time to return to self-service mode by abolishing the buffet served.