The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) revealed that the emirate recorded a three per cent growth in the number of hotel guests in 2019 as compared to 2018.
Trams and maritime transport including the Dubai Ferry, water taxis, both traditional and air-conditioned Abras, and car sharing services can resume operations according to timelines specified by the RTA.
Dubai, the most populous of the seven emirates that make up the UAE, on April 24 eased a full curfew to eight hours at night, and allowed dine-in restaurants and shopping malls to reopen at limited capacity.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) is working closely with hospitality partners and government authorities to safely welcome guests back to the Emirate as restrictions are gradually eased, and hotel pools and beaches become accessible to visitors.
Some of the general rules include restricted operating hours for outlets, which can only be open from 06:00 until 19:00. Additional rules include the sterilisation of the facilities on a regular basis, the provision of hand sanitisers at the facility entrance and the installation of thermal cameras.
Launched on the 15th of June, the initiative also conveyed a message of appreciation to dedicated hospitality employees for they have been carrying out special preparations aimed at welcoming the emirate's visitors and tourists in the upcoming summer season.
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The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT) has hosted a virtual awareness session on the recently launched ‘Go Safe’ certification programme for hotels across the UAE capital.
The Abu Dhabi Municiaplity also announced reopening of public parks and beaches in emirate following an extensive period of disinfection programme.
Melbourne’s shops, restaurants and hotels opened for business on Wednesday after a four month coronavirus lockdown, with happy customers enjoying alfresco eating in the spring sunshine and shopkeepers hoping for big sales to make up for lost revenue.