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Andaz 5th Avenue is pleased to announce that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Andaz 5th has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facility/facilities.
As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR™ helps organizations establish protocols and procedures, offers expert-led training and assesses a facility’s readiness for biorisk situations. The program verifies that Andaz 5th Avenue implements best practices to prepare for, respond to and recover from outbreaks and pandemics.
“GBAC STAR accreditation empowers facility owners and managers to assure workers, customers and key stakeholders that they have proven systems in place to maintain clean and healthy environments,” said GBAC Executive Director Patricia Olinger. “By taking this important step to pursue GBAC STAR, Andaz 5th Avenue has received third-party validation that it follows strict protocols for biorisk situations, thereby demonstrating its preparedness and commitment to operating safely.”
To achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation, Andaz 5th Avenue was required to demonstrate compliance with the program’s 20 core elements, which range from standard operating procedures and risk assessment strategies to personal protective equipment and emergency preparedness and response measures.
Learn more about GBAC STAR accreditation at www.gbac.org.
Andaz 5th Avenue is a proud participant of Hyatt Loves Local, a new initiative that enables Hyatt hotels around the world to support local small businesses who have been deeply impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
From chefs and wellness experts to farmers and artists, New York's small businesses help define the culture of our community.
As a Hyatt Loves Local participant, Andaz 5th Avenue has teamed up with Street Artist, Mason Eve to provide working space and resources to help them share their art, while offering our guests and locals unique experiences.
We look forward to welcoming you soon to experience her paintings & illustrations which are colorful vignettes of life indoors that are memorialized in color and space.
Where: Andaz 5th Avenue | 485 5th Avenue at 41st Street, New York, New York, United States, 10017
Who: Mason Eve | Visit Website here
When: October 27, 2020 - January 31, 2021
What: Mason's installation focuses on the idea that by utilizing the power of imagination home can be anywhere that we are. Whether traveling from across seas or across the street to visit Andaz, her artwork brings renewed joy by showcasing the human spirit and the power that art has to connect us all.
How: Guests & locals are invited to experience Mason Eve's illustrations by walking along 5th Avenue directly across from the New York Public Library. There are two outdoor murals and an indoor activation to be seen through the floor to ceiling windows that all are invited to view and enjoy.
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