Department of Tourism Issues Health and Safety Guidelines on Tourist Land Transportation Services
Manila, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DOT) has issued the New Normal Health and Safety Guidelines for Tourist Land Transport Services covering transport operators/owners, passengers, vehicles, and drivers.
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat signed Memorandum Circular No. 2020-003 on June 5, 2020, in accordance with the Omnibus Guidelines of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) on the Implementation of Community Quarantine in the country.
“These important guidelines highlight our ‘safety-first’ policy to ensure the well-being and security of our visitors,” said the tourism chief.
Section 8 of the guidelines is emphatic on the No Mask, No Boarding policy, stating that “Passengers not wearing…