If you are selected as a suitable business you will receive a sticker which can be displayed at your business premises together with a vector which can be used on your website. This allows parents and those travelling with young children the opportunity to quickly assess if your business is a suitable one for them.
There are two levels of award:
- Kinder Travel Guide General Certification
These Kinder Travel Guide approved businesses offer a good range of services for parents travelling with babies and toddlers . They are continuously working to better their operations, enhance their businesses to provide a better level of service to parents. The management of these products are knowledgeable about parents issues related to their business, and they are working to become industry leaders. These Kinder Travel Guide approved businesses offer more than just basic facilities and amenities for babies and toddlers.
Hotels with cots, high chairs, changing facilities, toddler friendly menus, a reliable babysitting service and bottle warming facilities can be awarded General Certification.
Restaurants with friendly staff, changing facilities, high chairs, space for buggies and toddler friendly food can be awarded General Certification.
Attractions & Museums with Changing facilities, cafes with high chairs with toddler friendly food options and areas of interest to babies and/or toddlers can be awarded General Certification.
Products which are useful to parents travelling with babies and toddlers and which are of high quality can be awarded General Certification.
- Kinder Travel Guide Certificate of Excellence
These Kinder Travel Guide approved businesses are at the forefront of the industry. They are provided to businesses dedicated to providing the best services and facilities to parents travelling with babies or toddlers. These Kinder Travel Guide approved businesses go above and beyond to make parents travelling with babies and toddler feel welcome and offer a range of services and facilities to make it easier for parents to care for their baby or toddler when away from home.
Hotels with dedicated baby and toddler services, cots, high chairs, baby and toddler friendly menus, changing facilities, dedicated play areas, toys, bottle warming facilities, a fridge, kettle, microwave, creche/ baby club, reliable babysitting services, baby monitors and other baby and toddler friendly amenities and activities can be awarded the Kinder Travel Guide Certificate of Excellence.
Restaurants with friendly staff who pay particular attention to babies and toddlers, changing facilities, high chairs, space for buggies, play areas/ toys/ distractions for babies and toddlers and baby & toddler friendly food can be awarded the Kinder Travel Guide Certificate of Excellence.
Attractions & Museums with Changing facilities, cafes with high chairs with toddler friendly food options and dedicated sections or sections designed to engage babies and/or toddlers can be awarded the Kinder Travel Guide Certificate of Excellence.
Products which are highly useful to parents travelling with babies and toddlers and which are of high quality can be awarded the Kinder Travel Guide Certificate of Excellence.
Revision and renewal of criteria
Kinder Travel Guide is committed to a policy of continuous improvement. To enable this process it is therefore essential that all criteria are in continuous development and will be renewed as deemed necessary.
How long are the current criteria valid?
The current criteria are valid for the calendar year that they are awarded.
How do I apply?
If you know of a hotel, restaurant or attraction that is baby or toddler friendly or if you have a business that you want to have certified contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How may I use the label?
The label may be actively used in any number of ways in an baby and toddler friendly business promoters marketing material. However, it may only be used in immediate conjunction with the specific business or service that meets the criteria. The operator should in no way infer that unlabelled businesses or premises are labelled. Kinder Travel Guide Ireland will actively monitor the use of the label in this regard.
If you have used the services of a Kinder Travel Guide business which did not meet the above mentioned criteria, please let us know so that Kinder Travel Guide can investigate and withdraw its certification if the business in question is found to no longer comply with the award criteria.