As part of ongoing citywide initiatives to fight COVID-19 and further strengthen Dubai’s status as one of the world’s safest destinations. Dubai Tourism has initiated a vaccination drive for employees of 20 hotels located on The Palm Jumeirah. The program is in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Prevention & hospitality partners.
Dubai’s hotels have been implementing strict health and safety standards. Also, it is providing a world-class hospitality experience to visitors. It happened after the city reopened its doors to domestic tourists in May 2020 and foreign tourists in July 2020. More than 10,000 employees from these leading hotels received the first and second doses of the vaccine at their respective workplaces last month. Thanks to the famed Palm Jumeirah, which is host to many recognized luxury resort brands.
The vaccine initiative for hotel workers on The Palm Jumeirah is a pilot program launched by Dubai Tourism for the hospitality industry. It is to showcase Dubai’s high level of safety preparedness. Also, it shows the city’s contribution to ensuring tourists’ & its people’s health and safety to its top priority. In terms of total vaccine rollout, the UAE is ranked among the world’s top five countries. Also, it has a robust test and trace scheme.
From arrival to departure,
Dubai is one of the safest cities in the world to visit. With various preventive measures in place to ensure visitors’ safety at any step and touchpoint of their trip. The World Travel and Tourism Council praised Dubai’s successful citywide response to the pandemic. In addition, the WTTC had awarded Dubai the ‘Safe Travels’ stamp.
Dubai has introduced the ‘DUBAI ASSURED’ stamp, which certifies and recognizes hotels, retail establishments, food and beverage outlets, and tourist attractions. Those have adhered to all health and safety protocols defined by Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management. The free ‘DUBAI ASSURED’ stamp is specially made and is valid for 15 days.
It will be renewed every two weeks until further inspection by relevant government inspectors. The stamp acts as visual identification, assuring visitors that all protection and sanitation precautions have been taken at all levels and types of tourist and resident touchpoints.