Dubai malls, attractions adopt more COVID-19 safety rules


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.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.>> MallsRetail 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 KhalifaThe 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 balloonsHero Experiences Group, which operates the Platinum Heritage and Balloon Adventures has hired a hygiene manager to more...