October 14, 2020

Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall Hotel achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council – GBAC STAR

Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall has announced that it has achievedGlobal 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, Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facilities. 

Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall

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 Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall implements best practices to prepare for, respond to and recover from out breaks 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 DirectorPatricia Olinger. “By taking this important step to pursue GBAC STAR, HyattRegency Al Kout Mall 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, Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall 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