The Number of Orange Circles Increases in Izmir

The number of orange circles is increasing in Izmir
The number of orange circles is increasing in Izmir

The Orange Circle certificate given by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality to the catering and accommodation facilities that meet hygiene standards within the scope of combating the coronavirus outbreak has become a symbol of trust. All of the cafes and restaurants belonging to Grand Plaza A.Ş.


The Orange Circle practice, which has been put into practice for the Izmirians to be included in the circle of trust and to continue their tourism activities in a healthy manner, is growing. Art Cafe, Youth Art, Historical Elevator Restaurant, Yasemin Cafe, Cable Car facility, Kuğulu and Develi Café located in Sasalı Wildlife Park, belonging to Grand Plaza A.Ş, a subsidiary of Metropolitan Municipality, People's Grocery in Fishermen's Square now has the Orange Circle.

Where are you?

To date, Swissotel Büyük Efes has received the category of accommodation facilities, DoubleTree by Hilton İzmir Airport in Gaziemir, Nikbin Konak and Wizard House in Selçuk, Teos Lodge in Seferihisar, Ion Slow City, Ion Family Home, Bohem Bleue, Mandalina Apart Orange Circle. In the category of food and beverage facilities, Happy Moon's in Gaziemir, KarşıyakaShipyard Cafe, Park Cafe and Denizkent Cafe in Istanbul, Pelikan Cafe and Aquarium Cafe in Çiğli, Sardinia, Punta Izmir and Terrace in Konak 1885, Sirince Artemis Restaurant in Selçuk, Nikbin Cafe and Carpauze Cafe, and Seferihisar Memorial in Seferihisar His house and the House of the Writers and Çakoz Fisheries were entitled to receive a certificate such as La'dude Art Cafe and Dut Gibi. The number of applications is over 200.

How did the Orange Circle come about?

Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tourism Hygiene Board has determined the hygiene and safety standards for the healthy activities of the coronavirus that threatens the world during the global epidemic. The Orange Circle certificate started to be distributed in line with the criteria set by the Board. The Orange Circle certificate aims to facilitate the compliance of the businesses in İzmir with the normalization process and to contribute to the tourism sector of İzmir by promoting the companies with the Orange Circle on domestic and international platforms.

Minimum score of 100 out of 75 in food and beverage facilities

Orange Circle hygiene criteria are given in two categories as food and beverage facilities and accommodation facilities. Enterprises with a minimum score of 100 out of 75 in the category of food and beverage and a minimum of 200 out of 150 in the category of accommodation facilities are entitled to receive the Orange Circle. In the category of food and beverage facilities, there are 52 criteria such as whether the bread is served as packaged, whether the water is served in sealed bottles, whether the air conditioning filters are regularly cleaned by the authorized company. In the category of accommodation facilities, there are 101 criteria such as whether the hotel has protective equipment such as gloves, mask, disinfectant, and whether the body temperature of the guests is measured upon arrival.

Businesses that want to receive an Orange Circle certificate must submit their requests by applying to Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and district municipalities by hand or online. Please click to apply for the Orange Circle certificate.

What is the Tourism Hygiene Board?

İzmir Tourism Hygiene Board was created in order to determine the hygiene and safety criteria to be applied in the municipality's accommodation and catering establishments so that tourism activities can continue during the normalization process. The Board continues its activities under the coordination of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and Izmir Foundation.


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