Tourism operators are back in business in Porto
At a time when countries are actively battling the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, tourism operators have reopened their sector in Porto on 1st July, in line with all the preventive measures in place and issued by health authorities.
Hop-on Hop-off operators CARRISTUR and ROLLER TOWN are back in business in town as of yesterday, 1st July, and will comply with all safety guidelines regarding Covid-19 prevention, both for staff and customers.
The Douro Acima company will not yet resume activity, and as soon as they reopen they will announce it previously to the Municipality.
Both CARRISTUR and ROLLER TOWN were granted the "Clean & Safe" certification by Turismo de Portugal, thus ensuring compliance with best practices defined for the sector.
In accordance with the legislation in force, the number of passengers will be limited to two thirds of total capacity and the use of face masks is mandatory on board.
It should be recalled that Porto City Hall was the first Municipality at national level to regulate the touristic tour operators sector, namely the hop-on, hop-off, tuk-tuks and minitrains, in June 2017. Later, roughly two years ago, the Regulation was amended to optimise operations, regarding traffic routes, stops and terminals.