The Cordish Companies’ Live! Casinos & Hotels in Maryland and Philadelphia have become the latest facilities to be Sharecare health security verified with Forbes Travel Guide.
The group’s flagship Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland in Hanover is one of two hotels in the state to achieve the status, along with the newly opened Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, listed among four in Pennsylvania.
The verification comes with an easily identifiable ‘seal of approval’ – the Sharecare verified with Forbes Travel Guide badge – based on the property’s compliance with expert-validated best practices that minimise the risk and impact of COVID-19 and potential future public health events.
“Our comprehensive Play It Safe plan with best practices provided by the enters for Disease Control, John Hopkins University School of Public Health and guidelines from the states of Maryland and Pennsylvania has enabled us to be leaders in the industry on health and safety,” said Rob Norton, president of Cordish Gaming Group.
“We’re proud to be verified by such a prestigious organisation as it remains our top priority to provide a safe, comfortable environment for our guests and team members. We continue to stay vigilant at all our locations to meet and exceed COVID-19 safety guidelines.”
Developed by Forbes Travel Guide and digital health specialists Sharecare, the comprehensive verification covers more than 360 standards across health and hygiene protocols, cleaning products and procedures, ventilation, physical distancing, the guest experience, and health safety communication with guests and employees.
Hotels are required to verify their health protocols on an ongoing basis to ensure continued compliance with the most up-to-date global health standards.
“The pandemic has made it clear that hotels and resorts must, first and foremost, assure guests of their safety,” said Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide.
“By becoming verified, Live! Casinos & Hotels in Maryland and Philadelphia have demonstrated their commitment to creating a culture of accountability and following global best practices to heighten health security, verified by a third party.”