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Graceland Casino resort is open for business

Friday, July 3, 2020

Graceland Hotel, Casino and Country Club is open for business. Conveniently located off the N17 highway, in Secunda, and 90 minutes from Johannesburg and Pretoria, the resort’s reopening is in accordance with provisions as stipulated by the Department of Health (DOH) and World Health Organisation (WHO).

Precautionary measures include, wearing a face mask or shield at all times, daily temperature screening (if a temperature of 37.5ºC and higher is recorded, access will not be permitted), record keeping of guests at entrances, thorough and regular cleaning of all areas and touch points, and the deployment of extra hand sanitiser dispensers to key public areas. The resort’s gaming activities resumed with a limited number of players per tables game and alternate slot machines being disabled to ensure adherence to social distancing requirements. In order to effectively manage capacity, access to the various gaming areas is limited to Winners Circle loyalty members.

The four-star Peermont Walmont hotel, featuring 98 rooms with panoramic views over the golf course or pool terrace, is open to business travellers from 01 July 2020, as per Government legislation. All hotel rooms are deep cleaned with utmost care and hygienically sealed, with all non-essential, high touch-point items being removed.  Guests can enjoy a delicious plated breakfast a Madison’s Bistro and Family Restaurant where the tables have been spaced out to adhere to social distancing. The Gary Player designed 18-hole championship inland links-style golf course is fully operational, with the remaining restaurants, Rootz Boutique Spa and leisure facilities opening in due course.  The Convention Centre is regulated according to the necessary social distancing measures per venue.

“We are excited to reopen and to welcome guests to Graceland. Peace of mind remains paramount during these uncertain times, and that is why we have enforced a multi-layered set of protocols and procedures to ensure the well-being and safety of our guests. In addition, our employees have also been fully briefed and trained on best practices,” comments Pieter de Villiers, General Manager at the resort. As per legislation, guests are required to continue practising good hygiene, wear mandatory protective face mask or shields, and practise social distancing.

Graceland proudly supports the National Responsible Gambling Programme. Call the Problem Gambling Counselling Toll-Free Helpline on 0800 006 008 for support. Players must be 18 years or older. Winners know when to stop.

For more information on the COVID-19 health and safety protocols for Peermont, visit https://bit.ly/2D1kWnH.
Graceland is a Peermont resort. For more information, visit www.graceland.co.za. Connect with Graceland on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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