Abu Dhabi opens its doors to international tourism as of July … and raises quarantine measures – local – economy


The Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi revealed its plans to resume tourism activities in the emirate, noting that Abu Dhabi will open its doors to the movement of tourists and international visitors from the first of next July, and from all markets around the world, and will raise quarantine requirements.

The Executive Director of the Tourism and Marketing Sector at the Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi, Ali Al-Shaiba, told “Emirates Today”, on the sidelines of the Arab Travel Market exhibition, which started in Dubai today, that the procedures for receiving tourists will be limited to presenting a negative “Corona” examination He pointed out that there will be a travel protocol for countries coming from some regions with high infection rates, in addition to another protocol for countries on the Green List.

He added that procedures and requirements will be updated according to the changing circumstances regarding the pandemic.

In addition, Al-Shaiba stated that about 5,000 new hotel rooms may enter the hotel market in Abu Dhabi during the next five years, pointing out that hotel occupancy rates during the pandemic reached about 70%.

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