With GHA WellHotel® Accreditation, guests know your hotel is committed to excellence while implementing the industry’s highest standards for cleaning, disinfection, and guest experience.
The medical traveler seeks a hotel that provides a guest experience that supports healthcare recovery. GHA WellHotel® for Medical Travel offers guests assurance and peace of mind that your organization complies with industry-wide cleaning and sanitation standards and meets the unique expectations and needs of a medical traveler.CONTACT US →
A wellness traveler seeks a hotel that provides a guest experience supporting a healthy lifestyle, whether traveling for business, tourism, or to a hotel and resort as a destination for well-being. GHA WellHotel® for Wellbeing offers guests confidence and peace of mind that the organization is committed to excellence and complies with the highest industry-wide cleaning and sanitation, standards while meeting the unique needs of guests focused on their health and wellbeing.CONTACT US →
Hotels and resorts that have programs focused on both the medical and wellness traveler can earn both program seals at the same time through a combined application process, expanding your demand from both niche groups of clientele.CONTACT US →
Does your hotel receive guests traveling for medical services or offer medical services onsite?
If your hotel prioritizes health and wellness offerings for all of your guests and provides services for medical travelers, then both programs are for you!
If your hotel prioritizes health and wellness offerings and provides services for medical travelers, then both programs are for you!
Provide your staff with education and training for infection prevention and the delivery of a safe, trusted guest experience for medical and wellness guests.
Understand how to assess, contain, monitor, and mitigate risk associated with the hotel stay for medical and wellness guests.
Develop and implement programs and safety protocols to ensure your organization maintains its effectiveness with sanitation and cleanliness to facilitate a safe and highly satisfactory guest experience for medical and wellness guests.
GHA is the only accreditation program focused on medical travel; accrediting and/or certifying leading hospitals, clinics, and individuals for medical travel services. WellHotel® extends GHA Accreditation to Hotels and Resorts serving medical travel and/or wellness guests.
GHA WellHotel® Accreditation is designed to leverage your organization’s strengths to benefit your hotel and guest experience around the globe by:
This virtual accreditation is performance-based, practical, and offers comprehensive online training as an integral and complimentary component of the process. Hotels seeking to gain the trust and confidence of guests obtain a strong foundation of work practices and protocols that are sustainable over time.
To be eligible for GHA WellHotel® Accreditation, the hotel or resort should provide evidence that it complies with recognized industry-wide hotel cleaning and sanitation standards.
An application will be completed by the facility upon the decision to move forward with the accreditation process and a deposit will be taken to continue.
The handbooks and other program materials will be sent to the facility to ensure qualifications are met and necessary refinements are made.
Hotel management and staff will have access to instructional videos on how to implement the program elements.
Facility will submit requested documentation for review by GHA WellHotel® Accreditation Committees.
The facility becomes officially accredited and receives the official seals once final payment is made.
The GHA WellHotel® Accreditation Program for hotels serving medical travel/tourism guests is based on 18 elements. This Implementation Guidance document is structured in a manner where specific requirements which are referred to as the “18 elements” are stated in a frame-box with the guidance and interpretation beneath. Guidance has been provided as an aid in interpreting these requirements.
From the small boutique property to the big brand, GHA WellHotel® Accreditation provides an unmatched framework for hoteliers.
Wellness and medical travel represented over $700 billion of global travel each year pre pandemic. Hotels reopening now require a higher bar to meet guest expectation of security. Show your guests you are committed to ensuring their safety, and building their trust.
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