10,000 inspection rounds since the beginning of 2021

"Dubai Tourism": 89% of compliance with preventive measures from "Covid-19"

  • Dubai Tourism has intensified its inspection tours to ensure that the tourism sector complies with preventive measures.

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The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing in Dubai (Dubai Tourism) confirmed the continuation of cooperation and coordination with various parties, to ensure that facilities adhere to the precautionary and preventive measures announced by the Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai, and impose penalties against violators, which vary from violations and fines, to Final warning, suspension of permits, and facility closure.

It revealed 10 thousand inspection tours of hotel facilities and recreational facilities, from the end of 2020 until now, which resulted in 274 violations, and the closure of 47 facilities, while the commitment rate reached 89%.

Confronting the pandemic

Dubai Tourism stated that its efforts come within the framework of the broad precautionary measures applied by the Emirate of Dubai to confront the "Covid-19" pandemic, and to limit its spread, to ensure the safety of its residents and visitors, pointing to the doubling of Dubai's efforts to confirm that it is one of the safest destinations in the world. Through the application of the most stringent international standards, preventive protocols, and precautionary measures that have been circulated in the emirate, in addition to the set of strict controls and guidelines followed at airports, means of transport and transportation within the city, and in hotels, restaurants, retail stores, and entertainment destinations, which aim in its entirety to Maintaining the health, safety and well-being of community members, as well as tourists, and continuing to provide world-class hospitality experiences to visitors to the emirate.

Inspection tours

Dubai Tourism confirmed that it had intensified inspection tours since the beginning of this year, to ensure that those involved in the tourism sector comply with the application of all preventive measures, precautionary measures and declared international standards.

Dubai Tourism detailed that, since the end of 2020 until now, it has conducted about 10 thousand inspection tours of hotel establishments and recreational facilities, issued 274 violations, and closed 47 facilities, while the rate of commitment reached 89%, pointing to joint inspection tours with Dubai Police, in cooperation With all of Dubai Municipality and Dubai Economy, especially for places that witness large gatherings.

Preventive measures

The Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai decided to extend the work of the preventive measures that were approved by the committee at the beginning of last February, and to continue their application until mid-April 2021, specifically until the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan.

These measures include: Continuing to reduce numbers by 70% in various sectors and activities, including shopping centers, hotels, swimming pools, and private beaches in hotels, while cinemas, activities and entertainment and sports events inside the closed halls will continue to receive no more than 50% of The carrying capacity of the place, while enhancing preventive measures.

Clear strategy

Dubai was one of the first global cities to initiate a clear strategy to deal with this pandemic, which took steps in several stages to contain the Corona virus, and what it required from launching awareness campaigns, wide sterilization operations, and setting the necessary regulations and guidelines, to educate people and teach them how to protect And protecting themselves, especially since preserving the health and safety of Dubai's residents and visitors was and is still a top priority for the Dubai government, to be followed by the stage of reopening the economy in its various sectors and activities, including the tourism sector, until reaching a stage of complete recovery.

Partnership and incentives

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing in Dubai affirmed its keenness, since the beginning of the pandemic, to maintain constant communication with its partners inside and outside the country, due to its belief that the relationship that binds with them is a true partnership.

This was evident in the virtual meetings organized by the department in the first phase, keeping them informed of all developments up-to-date, and the launch of various incentives, as part of the economic stimulus packages that the Emirate of Dubai provided since the beginning of the pandemic, which included exemptions and reduced fees.

«Safe Travel Seal»

In order to consolidate the confidence of its visitors and guests, whether inside or outside the country, in the safety of its procedures and preventive measures, to experience distinctive experiences in the attractions, landmarks, and all its hotel facilities, the city of Dubai obtained the "Safe Travel Seal" from the World Tourism Council for travel and tourism, which strengthens its position as one of the most The safest destinations in the world.

Dubai Tourism, in cooperation with the Department of Economic Development, Dubai Economy, and Dubai Municipality launched the “Dubai Guarantee” seal, which is granted to hotels, malls, shops, restaurants, cafes, and tourist and entertainment destinations that demonstrate full compliance with the guidelines. Health, safety and preventive protocols in place across the emirate.

Hotel establishments in Dubai have taken comprehensive measures and steps to protect their guests, in addition to putting in place strict preventive measures at all points of direct contact, whether with visitors or guests.

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