4,021 products and services nationwide that meet sanitary safety standards were certified according to the Amazing Thailand SHA standard.
A total of 414 businesses in Bangkok were recently awarded the amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) certification. For complying with the basic standards of hygiene and health safety for their products and services in accordance to nationwide measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Minister of Tourism and Sports, Mr. Phiphat Ratchakitprakan, presided over the presentation ceremony held recently on August 4, 202 at the Royal Paragon Hall in Bangkok. He was joined by senior officials and figures from the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Ministry of Public Health.
Minister Phiphat said that the amazing Thailand SHA project would demonstrate a strong collaboration between the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Ministry of Public Health, as well as the private sector. He also added that this project is carried out to enhance the confidence on Thailand’s tourism and public health for the recovery period post-COVID-19 pandemic.”
The Amazing Thailand SHA standard is used to assess 10 types of business, e.g., restaurants/food outlets, accommodation and convention centers, recreation and tourist attractions, tourist transport vehicles, travel agents/tour operators, health and beauty parlors, department stores and shopping centers, sports stadiums for tourism, theaters/cinemas, and souvenir shops and other stores.
Amazing Thailand SHA project has so far received applications from 5,832 businesses across the country. A total of 4,021 businesses have passed the SHA assessment, including businesses in Bangkok, Phuket and Chiang Mai. Bangkok is the province with the most SHA-certified establishments.
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