The World Travel and Tourism Council recognises Dubai as a safe destination, giving the city a Safe Travels stamp.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Emirates CEO and Chairman Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum said that Dubai was all set to welcome tourists from Tuesday.
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed made the statement after the World Travel and Tourism Council gave the green signal to Dubai as a safe destination for tourists.
Sheikh Ahmed said, "Starting today, Dubai is all set to welcome visitors from around the world with the highest standards of health and safety, in line with international protocol.
"The combined efforts of the UAE’s leadership, government and tourism sector stakeholders as well as Dubai Airports, Emirates and flydubai have resulted in the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) recognising Dubai as a safe destination, giving the city a Safe Travels stamp.”
Dubai Airports said on Twitter,
”We are saying Hayyakom حيّاكم to @GulfAir as they resume flights between DXB and Bahrain this week. With more airlines resuming operations at DXB every day, we're excited to welcome customers from across our global network. #DXBReadyEmirates shares a video and said, "We are committed to delivering on our ‘Fly Better’ promise, with your safety as our number one priority.”
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