Tripadvisor will display a verified star rating for hotels in 18 countries
The world's largest travel platform, Tripadvisor, will display the HotelStarsUnion's official verified hotel star rating data. This function will apply to hotels in 18 countries that are members of the association.
From June 2022, Tripadvisor checks hotel classification data on a daily basis to always guarantee guests an accurate star rating. Travelers who plan their trip with the help of Tripadvisor can be sure that the number of stars of the hotel was assigned only after it was carefully checked according to a number of criteria.
"This is a big step towards enabling travelers to make informed decisions regarding the choice of accommodation," said Markus Lütte, president of the Hotelstars association.
HotelStarsUnion is a European organization engaged in the classification of hotels based on uniform criteria and procedures. The goal of the organization is to help guests form an idea about the reputation and quality of accommodation when searching and booking. Association includes approximately 22,000 accommodation operators in Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland.
The simultaneous stay of visitors in the hotel lobby not more than one person per 10 square meters of serviceable area is allowed.
Persons can visit hotels and stay there (outside hotel room) only if they wear respirator or face mask (including homemade mask), so that the nose and mouth are covered.
Hotel guests are obliged to keep the 1.5 meters distance.
Online check-in making in advance is recommended to avoid queues at check-in to hotel.
Meals in hotels are provided through meals delivery service to rooms upon prior order or at hotel restaurants situated inside or in open areas, provided the distance of at least 1.5 meters between seats at adjacent tables.
Not more than 4 clients are allowed to stay at the table (excluding children under 14 years old). Unless these tables are separated by a special partition;
Self-serve is not allowed.