Published: 22nd January 2021
The suspension of entertainment is effective immediately in the Dubai…
It is now announced that Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has issued news that announced that all hotels and restaurants in the emirate must cease entertainment activities in Dubai with immediate effect.
The decision from the Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing comes as the department has carried out a number of field inspections in Dubai within these establishments and it was found that the majority of violations were took place while entertainment activities in Dubai were in progress.
The suspension of entertainment is effective immediately in the Dubai starts from Thursday January 21 and will continue until further notice from the authorites.
It is part of DTCM’s efforts to ensure that all stakeholders in the tourism sector comply with the application of all precautionary and preventative measures in Dubai to address the COVID-19 pandemic in the emirate.
This means that all entertainment including dancers, singers, DJs in Dubai etc. will be unable to perform at any restaurant or hotel in Dubai for the foreseeable future. The announcement did not indicate exactly how long the temporary hold of entertainment activities will be in place for.
The Dubai Government has also issued a notice for hospitals to cancel all non-essential surgeries for one month. Today’s directives come as the UAE recorded 3,506 new cases yesterday, the highest daily peak since the outbreak began.
The UAE continues to push forward with its vaccination drive, with one of the highest per capita inoculation rates in the world.