Coronavirus Pandemic

Dubai malls, attractions adopt more Covid safety rules

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on February 23, 2021

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Additional measures ensures residents and tourists remain safe from coronavirus.

Dubai has tightened Covid safety measures, with authorities ensuring that all protocols are followed stringently. The idea is to ensure people remain masked as they maintain a safe distance from one another.

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Additionally, the emirate's attractions and experiential operators have adopted a range of new precautionary measures. Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has listed out the additional procedures that have been implemented at these tourist destinations.

>> Malls

Retail outlets and entertainment venues like The Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates are operating at 70 per cent capacity until February 28.

>> Global Village

It has temporarily suspended all shows, including firework displays and street entertainment. Everything else is open.

>> Burj Khalifa

The world's tallest building has implemented a new hygienic system, including pre-purchase of tickets online, contactless payments, staff/guest temperature checks and rigorous sanitisation routines implemented at all touchpoints.

>> Hot air balloons

Hero Experiences Group, which operates the Platinum Heritage and Balloon Adventures has hired a hygiene manager to ensure that all of the Covid-19 protocols are upheld.

>> IMG Worlds of Adventure

The world's largest indoor theme and amusement park has daily deep cleaning and sanitising procedures. A limited number of guests are allowed inside the retail stores and dining areas, and thermal cameras have been installed at the entrances of the park.

>> Dubai Aquarium

The attraction that showcases more than 300 species of marine animals and offers speciality dives, shark trainer encounters and snorkeling, has implemented these safety measures: Online ticket purchase, temperature checks upon arrival and rigorous sanitisation routines.

>> Legoland Dubai

Building experiences and soft play areas have been closed.

>> Laguna Waterpark

It is operating at a reduced capacity with hourly disinfection and daily deep cleans.

>> Atlantis,The Palm

Its pools, restaurants and beaches are operating at a limited capacity. Families are permitted to sit together as well as groups of up to five guests.

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