Hotels and Tourism Association (Asonahores) spokesman Arturo Villanueva said in Santo Domingo last Sunday 29 May that his sector has adopted all the necessary control measures of international standards to prevent cholera in the country’s tourism regions and that they are on high alert.
Villanueva said the tourism sector is calm because it’s a wide ranging and efficient operation, including a prevention program in the handling of foods to newspaper Hoy in an interview. He also noted preventive measures with hygiene in swimming pools, bathrooms, kitchens and all areas related to tourism, adding that the program also includes the control of waters in general, submitted to constant lab testing.
Fuente: Dominicantoday, 30 May 2011.
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