UAE capital Abu Dhabi updates travel ‘Green List’ as coronavirus restrictions ease

SourceArabian Business

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT Abu Dhabi) has updated its Green List, allowing visitors from China and Australia, among others, quarantine-free entry to the UAE capital. Effective Tuesday, passengers from countries on the Green List will be exempt from mandatory quarantine measures after landing in Abu Dhabi and will only be required to undergo PCR testing upon arrival at the emirate’s airport. Countries from which passengers are now allowed entry to Abu Dhabi include Australia, China, Hong Kong (SAR), New Zealand and Singapore. The list also only applies to countries passengers are arriving from rather than the citizenship of those arriving. As part of the restrictions, Abu Dhabi will limit capacity in malls, restaurants and hotels as the UAE's capital intensifies efforts to control spread of coronavirus Inclusion on the Green List is subject to strict criteria of health and safety to ensure the well-being of the UAE community,  DCT Abu Dhabi announced in a statement. This comes in more...