UAE: Abu Dhabi tourist board sets out health & safety guidance to safeguard staff & guests against Covid-19

Author: Gillian Duncan, The National (UAE), Published on: 26 May 2020

"Coronavirus: Masks and gloves compulsory as hotel facilities in Abu Dhabi prepare to open," 24 May 2020

Masks and gloves will be compulsory for staff and guests under plans to reopen hotel facilities in Abu Dhabi...

The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi [DCT] has set out an extensive list of rules [businesses] must meet before they can resume operations...

All staff will undergo Covid-19 testing twice a week, and have their temperatures checked several times during working hours...

“The guidelines set out stringent criteria for the hotels to follow, which our inspectors will confirm with on-site visits...

"We are adamant that both hotel staff and visitors should be 100 per cent confident in their own safety, as we start the resumption of ‘normal’ activities” [said Ali Al Shaiba, DCT director].

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