Dubai International Airport received a number of flights coming from Arab and foreign capitals and cities today, carrying passengers and the first tourist groups from families and individuals, after the emirate opened its doors again to the international tourism movement.
And arrived at the airport this evening, flights from the airports of John F. Kennedy, New York, Chicago, Toronto, Beirut and other stations, and Dubai International Airport has taken all operational measures and precautionary measures that contribute to the smooth flow of passenger traffic, while ensuring their safety and health in the various stages of the travel procedures.
The Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai has decided to start receiving visitors and tourists coming to Dubai from July 7, 2020, according to specific procedures and requirements detailed by the committee to ensure the health and safety of all travelers.
Hotels in Dubai confirmed to "Emirates Today" that they received reservations from foreign markets, at rates more than double, during the recent period, with the announcement of readiness to receive international visitors.
The emirate, which ranks fourth as the most visited destination in the world, includes 127,844 hotel rooms, including luxury resorts and leisure facilities.
The World Travel and Tourism Council, the emirate of Dubai, is considered a safe destination for travel in accordance with the strict measures it has taken during the emerging Corona Virus pandemic (Covid 19).
Dubai Airports said that the number of regular flights is constantly increasing, with Emirates Airlines and flydubai announcing the start of their flights to more stations, noting that the increase in the number of flights will contribute to increasing rates of passenger flow during the coming period, as " Dubai International "plays an essential role in connecting global travel, as it is the largest airport in the world in terms of international passenger numbers.
In turn, the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing in Dubai said that the emirate is ready to provide exceptional experiences for its visitors from outside the country, confirming that it has reached out to more than 3000 partners around the world, as part of its "tourism readiness" strategy, to encourage visitors to visit the city.
The total number of passenger stations within the network of "Emirates Airlines" and "flydubai" companies reached 76 destinations during the current period, including 52 stations for "Emirates Airlines", and 24 for "flydubai", and the company "Fly Dubai" expected that the total number of Stations that it will serve regular flights to 66 destinations during the summer.
The tourism sector in Dubai achieved a remarkable growth of 5.1% in 2019, as the emirate welcomed more than 16.73 million international visitors, compared to the same period in 2018, exceeding the rate of global tourism growth.
Before traveling, travelers must obtain travel insurance that covers treatment for the Corona virus, disclose willingness to bear the costs of treatment, or isolation if necessary, or bring an insurance certificate stating that coverage includes treatment for the virus to be provided upon completion of travel procedures.
They must also take a PCR test 96 hours before the travel date, and in the event that this is not possible, the test can be taken at Dubai International Airport, in which case the traveler must isolate himself until the test result is issued, and if the test result is negative, the tourist can leave the hotel And enjoy his trip naturally, but if the result is positive, he must follow the advice of the Dubai Health Authority and follow the isolation.
All tourists are alerted to the importance of downloading the "COVID-19 DXB" application and recording their data therein, to facilitate the possibility of communicating with health authorities in the event of symptoms of infection with the virus.
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Dubai Airports Corporation: the number of regular flights is increasing with the announcement of the companies "Emirates Airlines" and "flydubai" to start their flights to more international stations. # Emirates_Today pic.twitter.com/w6hyRZouLI- Emirates Today (@emaratalyoum) July 8, 2020