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Factsheet for measure GR-2021-6/1761 – measures in Greece
, applies locally
|Time period||Open ended, started on 05 February 2021|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
|Author||Penny Georgiadou (INE GSEE)|
|Measure added||05 February 2021 (updated 08 February 2021)|
Chandris Hotels is one of the big Hotel Chains in Greece, owning and managing three hotels, with a total of 1,500 beds. Since the early stages of the pandemic, the company took the necessary precautions in order to safeguard the health of guests and employees. It monitors closely and implements strictly the government’s policies on the pandemic and follows the instructions, practices and guidelines of the public health services, the WHO, and the suggestions of internationally acknowledged organisations of Tourism industry.
The company carried out a specific crisis-handling plan, which completes the already established health and safety operational policies, procedures, and every day good practices. The plan encompasses the experience gained so far in fighting COVID-19 and it is regularly amended to include the latest sanitary instructions. It has developed Standard Operating Procedures as needed, and detail explanatory notes as well, for the training of its’ employees.
The crisis-handling plan completed by Chandris Hotels is developed on six Units as following:
The plan contributes in ensuring the Company's constant operation, the health and safety of its customers, as well as the health at work.
Employees in standard employment
||Applies to all citizens|
Company / Companies
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
There is no involvement of the social partners.
There are no reactions.
This case is sector-specific (only private sector)
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|I - Accommodation And Food Service Activities||I55 Accommodation|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2021), Chandris Hotels: Complete crisis-handling business plan, measure GR-2021-6/1761 (measures in Greece), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/GR-2021-6_1761.html
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