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Back to Business with CHSE Certification Program

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 26, 2020 11:00:00 AM
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TÜV Rheinland supports Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy to perform CHSE (Clean, Health, Safety and Environment) program

TÜV Rheinland Indonesia within a framework of joint operation with Sucofindo and Mutu Agung proudly accept its appointment to perform the CHSE Certification program. CHSE Certification program is the process of granting certificates to tourism businesses, other related businesses / facilities, the community, and tourism destinations. This program is part Indonesia government COVID-19 prevention activity and initiated by The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.

Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy is ministries that work are under and responsible to the President. Their main task is carrying out government affairs in the tourism sector with the great vision of “Making Indonesia a world class tourism destination country”.

The COVID-19 pandemic has bring a huge impact on the business of tourism and food industry all over Indonesia. The significant declining of tourist visit both local and domestic have cost a multi-dimensional effect in almost every sector of tourism. There is no such guarantee from neither government nor private institution that every single tourism object have implemented certain standard or guideline, which may prevent covid19 virus deployment any further.

To respond to this situation Indonesia Government thru Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy introduce CHSE (Clean, Health, Safety, and Environment) certification program.

CHSE certification serves as a guarantee to tourists and the public that the products and services provided have met protocols for cleanliness, health, safety and environmental sustainability. With total project amount at around 4.2 Mill Euro, the program will be executed on 2 – 30 November 2020.

Since CHSE certification was started in the beginning of November 2020, there are around 6.626 company registered from 34 province and 300 cities. It is expected to be completely done at the end of November 2020. Our team from BS System Customize Services has worked very hard to comprehensively perform the audit for 1.321 object with cost at around 775 Kilo Euro. Once it is done than the business owner will be granted with two kid of Certificates:

  1. Indonesia Care certificate issued and signed by Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy
  2. CHSE certificate issued and signed by consortium Sucofindo – Mutu Agung – TÜV Rheinland

The certificate apply for all hotels or restaurants or tourism site who has score 85% until 100%, which valid for one year ahead. By far the respond is very positive, despite increasing the awareness of business owner, it’s also expected to bring back the business into tourism sector as it’s used to be.

“The goal to increase our sense of security during a pandemic, for us to return to restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, tourism destinations, etc. This restaurant and coffee shop is one of the areas of the tourism sector. In general, the implementation is very good. What is important, according to what is needed at this moment, so that all business owner in the tourism sector, including restaurants, hotels, coffee shops and so on, able to bounce back, "Wishnutama, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy concluded, during his visit to one of Coffee Shop who receive CHSE certificate in Jakarta.