Dubai can expect to see a further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in the near future.
That's according to Helal Saeed Al Marri, Director General, Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), who added that this will be possible as COVID-19 cases have stabilized in the country due to high vaccination rates.
Speaking at the Arabian Travel Market 2021 (ATM), he said the first step to recovery is accepting the new normal and adapting to the current situation.
“Since the beginning, Dubai has shown remarkable resilience in dealing with the pandemic. Taking decisive action at the right time, using all the data available to us as a smart city to make decisions, and opening the economy sector by sector, with the right precautions being taken at each stage, has enabled the gradual recovery of the travel and tourism industry and allowed the city to open its borders to both domestic and international travel," Al Marri added.