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Dubai aims to welcome back visitors from July
Dubai has signalled it wants reopen borders and welcome visitors back from the middle of the year.
The Emirate has already started easing its lockdown restrictions, starting with cafes and restaurants reopening with 30% capacity, while shopping centres are beginning to open partially.
Speaking on Bloomberg TV, Helal Al Marri, Director General of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, said the decision would be based on bilateral discussions with other countries.
Al Marri advised "is it going to be July when things start slowly opening up? Is it going to be September? We just need to make sure we’re ready if things come earlier than expected."
The United Arab Emirates halted all incoming flights on 24th March, but one possible way to bring air services back quickly would be through increased passenger testing for the Coronavirus.
Emirates previously introduced Covid-19 tests, which take just 10 minutes, on a flight from Dubai to Tunisia, with Chief Operating Officer Adel Al Redha suggesting the tests could be expanded for other flights.
Amid concerns that the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic will impact visitation to Expo 2020 Dubai, the UAE Government has proposed new dates for the event. Expected to attract over 10 million foreign visitors, Expo 2020 Dubai remains scheduled to start on 20th October 2020 before closing on 10th April 2021. However, in light of recent global events, UAE officials have suggested postponing the event for 12 months.
9th April 2020 - Coca-Cola Arena launches campaign to engage Dubai’s community
2nd April 2020 - Expo 2020 Dubai considers postponement to next year
21st March 2020 - One million jobs a day being lost due to Coronavirus pandemic
24th January 2020 - Opening of world’s tallest observation wheel to coincide with Expo 2020 Dubai
20th January 2020 - Technogym helps Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Dubai secure award
14th November 2019 - Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah set to open new trampoline park
6th November 2019 - Dubai venue to host 100% environmentally sustainable rock concert
4th November 2019 - New Platform gym opening coincides with third Dubai Fitness Challenge
29th October 2019 - Ripley Entertainment opens at Dubai Global Village
22nd October 2019 - Dubai Parks and Resorts report decline in resident visitor numbers
11th October 2019 - Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena stages first ever sporting event
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