Karanambu Lodge, Piraiba Lodge is among 13 tourism operations that received conditional approval for reopening – Kaieteur News

Karanambu Lodge, Piraiba Lodge among 13 tourism operations granted conditional approval for reopening

Karanambu Lodge, Region Nine, is among 13 operations that have been given conditional approval to resume tourism related activities.

Kaieteur News – Guyana Tourism Authority has announced that two tourist-related hinterland lodges have been granted conditional approval to welcome tourists.
“The new year is off to a great start. The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) is happy to announce that Karanambu Lodge and Piraiba Lodge have both been inspected and given their conditional approval, which are attached to the GVID-19 National measures and GTA’s recommended Hygiene and Sanitation Protocols and can now started welcoming travelers to their property, ”said a statement from the authority yesterday.
Karanambu Lodge is located in the Rupununi Savannahs area, Region Nine, while Piraiba (Lau Lau) Lodge, on the east bank of the Essequibo River, is about 20 miles (32 km) south of Iwokrama River Lodge, deep into a jungle Guyana.
“This brings the total to 13 tourism businesses that have received conditional approval for reopening and have been identified as Safe for Travel,” the statement said.
According to the organization, its team has been working in solidarity with these businesses to ensure they have all the necessary measures in place to safely reopen and that we will “continue to monitor their adherence to all protocols identified as outlined by the Ministry of Health. “GTA Director Carla James said,” 2020 redefined the landscape for travel, creating a new normal, and in 2021 with the advent of a vaccine, we will welcome the opportunity for travelers to visit safer Guyana. “
GTA advised domestic and international travelers to use only GTA-approved tourism businesses to book and plan their tour activities.
“FRS has increased the number of inspections and training to support tourism businesses with their preparations for safe reopening.”
The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) is a semi-autonomous governmental organization responsible for developing and promoting sustainable tourism in Guyana through collaboration with sister agencies and the private tourism sector, to achieve local socio-economic and conservation outcomes maximizing and enhancing the travelers’ experience.