Sello Covid
  • Fifty tourist establishments in Gijón/Xixón display the 'SCTE Safe Destination' seal of the Secretary of State for Tourism.

  • List of tourism companies and services with the SCTE Safe Destination seal:

GIJÓN/XIXÓN, 10 August 2021 - 51 local public and private companies and services have been awarded the 'SCTE Safe Destination' seal. The Secretary of State for Tourism awards this seal to companies and services that demonstrate their ability to adapt to the new situation by adopting health standards and protocols: controlled and safe service, contingency plans, cleaning plans, maintenance and staff training.

In terms of the number of awards, restaurants stand out, followed by hotels and tourist flats, museums and centres of interest that can be visited. The Infogijón tourist information office and the Jovellanos Theatre also received the distinction, among other services.

These establishments have passed an evaluation carried out by qualified external personnel. In this evaluation, they proved to comply with all the requirements set out in the SICTED COVID-19 Advanced Good Practices.

With this seal, the Secretary of State for Tourism supports the efforts to guarantee prevention and safety in the destination. In addition, all these distinguished companies and services also have the additional seal 'Commitment to Tourism Quality'.

In order to obtain this distinction, Gijón/Xixón Turismo provides assistance to companies and public entities during the process, to inform, explain and resolve doubts about the hygienic-sanitary measures to be applied to reduce contamination by coronavirus, as well as the legal requirements to be complied with in this respect.

The list of companies and tourist services with the 'SCTE Safe Destination' seal can be consulted at