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Dubai offers visa and ticket facilities to attract tourists

Dubai offers visa and ticket facilities to attract tourists

The Dubai Government Department of Tourism and Trade Marketing has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring the safety, health and well-being of residents and visitors, nearly six months after the city reopened to international visitors on 7 July 2020, while preparing at the same time to welcome visitors in the new year 2021 with elegance and luxury as always.

Dubai continues to pursue an effective approach under the guidance of the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, to advance the strategic initiative to reopen the city for tourists and facilitate travel procedures complying with strict health and safety protocols. With the arrival of the new year, Dubai Tourism and Marketing Department “Dubai Tourism” and “Emirates Airlines” partnered to give all expats already in Dubai the opportunity to extend their visitor and tourist visas up to January. December 31, 2021, with waiver of change fees for airfare reservations In the same booking class. Emirates Airlines offers various benefits and services including special rates for international passenger bookings that take place before January 3, 2021, extended insurance coverage that includes various travel-related risks with each flight, including coverage of the costs of diagnosis and treatment protocols for emergent ones. coronavirus (Covid-19) and Quarantine costs during travel until January 31, 2021. In addition, visitor and tourist visas will be extended for all nationalities for a period of one month, free of charge. Now is the time for tourists to discover much more in Dubai and experience even more.

The warm winter sun on the beaches of Dubai

With temperatures dropping from January to the mid-twenties, Dubai's beaches are ideal for those seeking the warm winter sun. From remote beaches; The ideal refuge for families looking for recreation to the water sports centers full of windsurfers, kites and surfers, with various beaches; Dubai has something for everyone.

Buy without limits

The 26th edition of the "Dubai Shopping Festival" has started and will continue until January 30, 2021. With an atmosphere full of joy, fun and entertainment for all members of the family, shopping malls are added to all destinations in shop as they are filled with live concerts, themed markets, art installations, and artistic and theatrical performances. With a bouquet of amazing deals, deep discounts, and plenty of real chances to win big prizes, it's always the ideal place for the whole family, especially those who want fun shopping as well as various entertainment activities, all of which are in front of a enchanting background of lights and dazzling fireworks.

Lots of festival buses

From comedy shows and fun non-stop shopping to various sporting activities, Dubai offers an exceptional calendar of events while meeting the highest health and safety standards. During the first quarter of 2021, one of the most famous comedians, "Jack Whitehall", is on the stage of the "Dubai World Trade Center" on January 13 and 14, while the distinguished artist, "Calum Scott", with a live performance. of songs from his first world-famous album (Only Human) inside the Dubai Opera on January 20 as part of
Of the activities of the «Dubai Shopping Festival». Attention is also paid to art and literature enthusiasts and cultural connoisseurs through seasonal exhibitions on trendy "Alserkal Avenue" as well as the "Emirates Airlines Literature Festival" which is scheduled to start on the January 29.

Living and working in an ocean of joy

Given that 2020 was the year of working from home, the truth is that 2021 is the year of working through modern virtual reality technologies. With Dubai announcing the introduction of education, training and employment programs through virtual reality technologies, it is time we took action from one of the most connected cities in the world. Where entrepreneurs and freelancers can extend their vacations and enjoy a luxurious living experience with easy access to the right facilities to enhance their career and grow their business.

 

 His Excellency Hilal Saeed Al Marri, Director General of the Tourism and Trade Marketing Department in Dubai, said: “The vision and acclaimed leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and The ruler of Dubai was a great source of inspiration for us, resulting in a safe and effective containment of the current coronavirus epidemic. We continue to welcome all those who visit the city for the first time, as well as those who return to them, complying with strict sanitary protocols and taking all necessary precautions. We are also pleased to continue working closely with our strategic partners, who are also our "Emirates Airlines" hospitality partners, so that tourists can experience the vibrant atmosphere of Dubai, visit the most famous tourist attractions and taste the best and most delicious dishes. through incredible culinary arts, as well as many enjoyable shopping experiences, as well as exciting festivals and events, all with more ease and flexibility.

Adnan Kazim, Commercial Director of Emirates Airlines, said: “Emirates Airlines has worked closely with all concerned authorities in Dubai to gradually restore our distinctive network and services, with all security measures in place. Since Dubai reopened to host international visitors, we have witnessed an upward trend in inquiries and bookings, indicating the confidence travelers place in Dubai and Emirates Airlines. Currently, Emirates Airlines flies to nearly 100 cities around the world, providing international travelers with a world-class travel experience with easy access to Dubai. We are preparing to welcome more visitors to Dubai in 2021, in fruitful and constructive cooperation with our strategic partner, Dubai Tourism, as we are working to enhance this experience with exceptional and distinctive offerings, and to ensure more flexible options for travel and care. Travellers. "

"The opening of Dubai in July 2020 to receive international visitors had a tremendous positive impact on Jumeirah bookings from various foreign markets, a trend that has continued ever since," said Alexander Lee, commercial director of the Jumeirah Group, in a statement. . . We attribute this to the breadth of the offer we offer here in Dubai, especially to the private beach that stretches for about two kilometers, which includes a large swimming pool, restaurants and a “spa”, in addition to compliance with preventive health measures. and approved security for guests 'peace of mind and peace of mind, including the "Dubai Guarantee" seal to confirm the facilities' commitment to health and safety measures to combat the "Covid-19" virus. We also earned the prestigious Safe Guard ™ Certification of Excellence in Hygiene and Safety Label from Bureau Veritas for six of our Dubai hotels, which we believe have helped restore the trust of international travelers. As we enter the year 2021, with our renowned hospitality and generosity, we welcome more international visitors and invite them to experience the "culinary arts" such as the French Riviera Restaurant, overlooking the private beach of the Hotel Jumeirah Al Qasr, to provide an exceptional and elegant French dining experience inspired by the region. The Mediterranean Sea, as well as the recently opened Sal (SAL) restaurant, which is located on the terrace inside the "Burj Al Arab" in "Jumeirah", the luxury Destination with a view of the beach that imitates the atmosphere of southern Europe with its most famous delicious dishes.

In turn, Tim Kelly, Executive Vice President and CEO of Atlantis Dubai, said: “Thanks to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, the visas of tourists have been extended for an additional month at no charge. This support came from the Dubai government to help tourists have the most enjoyable time in Dubai.


He then went on to say: “At Atlantis The Palm, based on Emirates Airlines ticket prices for the month of January and events organized by Dubai Tourism throughout the emirate, Atlantis The Palm offers a special package of exclusive offers for guests staying for five nights. »Or more in the period from January 2 to April 30, 2021, giving guests the opportunity to fulfill their aspirations, since each of them will have the opportunity to live the best adventure experiences. On the other hand, international tourists will also benefit from free resort vouchers to cover the costs of PCR testing.

Mark Willis, CEO of Accor Group in India, Turkey and the Middle East and Africa region commented: “It is clear that 2020 has been a challenging year for the tourism and hospitality sector, and it is very encouraging to see some positive things in several business in the past few months, especially in the Dubai market. Through its portfolio of more than 45 hotels in the city, it includes high-end hotels with economic prices, with the "Ibis" and "Novotel", to other luxury ones such as "Raffles" and "Vermont" (Fairmont), Accor . Hotels in Dubai have seen a positive trend with an increase in domestic tourist demand for "accommodation", in addition to a notable increase in the demand for accommodation from many regional and international visitors. The absorption into both markets was made possible by clear vision, solid planning, and rapid implementation by the Dubai government, which quickly consolidated Dubai's global position on the map as a safe tourist destination for visitors. We are confident that with continued adherence to strict preventive measures to ensure the safety and health of visitors to the city and our hotel group, along with the large number of tourist attractions and events taking place in 2021, Dubai will see notable positive signs. on the market, where we can also open more hotels throughout the year, including the upcoming Rixos Dubai Hotel & Suites Jewel of the Creek in Deira, and the SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences. For example, but not limited to.

By 2021, Dubai will continue to offer more diverse and attractive offers to attract tourists through attractions and new hotel projects underway. In addition, Dubai will strongly witness the return of world-class events and festivals, including the "Dubai Shopping Festival" and the "Dubai Food Festival", and in October 2021, Dubai will host the world exhibition "Expo 2020" to be held in this region for the first time.

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