All comments for the draft standard must be submitted by July 23, 2020.

The Comments form can be downloaded from below this page.

 

Scope:

This standard specifies the minimum requirements for any hotel providing accommodation to tourists operating in Antigua and Barbuda. It establishes requirements for:

  1. guest facilities;
  2. public areas;
  3. food and beverage preparation and service area;
  4. staff break areas;
  5. safety and security.

This document does not apply to:

  1. bed and breakfast establishments;
  2. self-catering units;
  3. private residences or apartments rented for periods exceeding one month;
  4. villas;
  5. eco-lodges;
  6. guesthouses;
  7. premises used exclusively for the accommodation of persons in religious, educational or charitable organisations.

Reference document:

  • CRS 12: 2010 –  Requirements for short term vehicle rental- specification
  • CRCP 3: 2010  Code of practice for tour guides
  • CRCP 8: 2010  Inbound tour operators
  • ISO 21101: 2014 Adventure tourism – Safety management systems – Requirements
  • ISO 21102: 2013 Adventure tourism – Leaders – Personnel competence
  • ISO 21103: 2014 Adventure tourism – Information for participants
  • Relevant national requirements

 

Please send the completed Comments form to the Bureau's email address: abbs@ab.gov.ag.