Inoculation efforts for a safe and healthy work environment

Over 2,500 frontline personnel were vaccinated at Araneta City’s mega vaccination site, while Bellevue Bohol employees alongside hospitality frontliners of Panglao have undergone their first vaccine dose to ensure further safety of the tourists and their fellow employees.

  •  Araneta City front liners, lessees receive free COVID-19 jabs

Araneta City has strengthened its efforts to safeguard the public against COVID-19 as frontliners and merchant partners at the City of Firsts were included in Quezon City’s inoculation program at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.


Over 2,500 frontline personnel were vaccinated at Araneta City’s mega vaccination site, which was set up by the city government and the Araneta Group through the arrangements of J. Amado Araneta Foundation (JAAF).

According to JAAF Executive Director Diane Romero, this is part of Araneta Group’s goal of providing a safe and healthy life, work, dine, shop, and play environment at the City of Firsts. With the whole community now receiving COVID-19 vaccines, we are assured that our people are protected and patrons can visit any Araneta City property with more ease.

Aside from the free vaccination, the Araneta Group continues to ensure the safety of customers, residents, employees, and personnel through regular sanitation and disinfection. Social distancing measures and other health and safety protocols continue to be strictly implemented. Individuals are still required to wear facemasks and face shields, and precautionary measures in entrances such as temperature checks, alcohol dispensers, and foot baths remain.

Shoppers and diners are also encouraged to utilize contactless payment modes and channels. One may pay over-the-counter using tap debit/credit cards or through QR mobile payment apps such as PayMaya and GCash.

Through JAAF, the Araneta Group also partnered with the city government to use the Smart Araneta Coliseum and the New Frontier Theater in its inoculation program for free. The same free use of Araneta City facilities was extended to Philippine Red Cross. A drive-through RT-PCR saliva testing conducted by the Philippine Red Cross is available in the Araneta City Busport.

Since the pandemic hit the country last year, the Araneta Group prioritized to make its businesses safe for its employees and customers with its slogan “Safety First at the City of Firsts”.

  • Bellevue Bohol employees get vaccinated against COVID-19

To help boost the recovery of the tourism industry and highlight the importance of vaccination to fight against the ongoing pandemic, the five-star resort in Bohol – The Bellevue Resort is stepping up its support for the government’s vaccination campaign by urging its employees and industry members to get vaccinated.

On Friday, June 18, 2021, The Bellevue Resort – Bohol hosted the country’s first vaccination drive for tourism frontline workers led by Governor Art Yap together with the Department of Health and the tourism industry stakeholders at the resort’s Pavilion, gearing for the province’s green zone concept for Panglao island to a trailblaze gradual reopening of international tourism. Stringent safety procedures and sanitation protocols were installed in the Pavilion as a vaccination site. The vaccines were allocated through the Department of Tourism under Sec. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat and approved by vaccine czar Carlito Galvez and testing czar Vince Dizon.

The Bellevue Resort’s Managing Director, Mr. Dustin Chan expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the national and provincial government of Bohol for the momentous opportunity, encouraging tourism employees to get vaccinated, while remaining compliant to the government’s safety prevention protocols – primarily for their protection and assurance for a safe environment.

“Vaccination marks our first steps to winning this war against COVID-19, not only for the island of Bohol but for the whole tourism industry in the Philippines; including the industries behind it,” he added, during his virtual welcoming remarks.

Setting an example that the vaccines are safe, Mr. Doer Escoto, Resort Manager, and BAHRR Board Member was honored to be the first tourism frontliner inoculated with the Sputnik V vaccine. With the resort’s goal to attain herd immunity, 178 employees received their first dose of vaccine shots developed by Russia’s Gamaleya Institute. The second and final doses of the vaccine are scheduled for July 9 and 10, 2021.

The Bellevue Resort has been fully committed to heightening its safety measures by continuously implementing its regular COVID-19 testing and health monitoring for employees. The vaccination will add an extra layer of protection as part of its highest standards of hygiene protocols in place to ensure its employees and guests will have a secure and comfortable environment – creating a safe experience.

The luxury resort is one of the recipients of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels stamp in the country. The WTTC Safe Travels stamp is the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp that will allow travelers to recognize establishments around the world that have adopted health and hygiene globally standardized protocols.

Bohol province is now open for leisure tourists of all ages from NCR Plus bubble subject to IATF, Government of Bohol, and Department of Tourism guidelines.

To learn more about the travel guidelines and The Bellevue Resort’s room packages, please visit its website at www.thebellevuebohol.com or send an email to reservations@thebellevuebohol.com.

The Bellevue Resort – Bohol is a luxury resort perched on the serene Doljo Beach in Panglao, Bohol.

For more information about the resort, visit www.thebellevue.com or call (038) 422-2222.

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