Desert Safari is one of the major attractions in Abu Dhabi and with winters round the corner, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) has announced the prudent guidelines for camps and desert safaris. These guidelines aim to allow citizens to have fun and enjoy activities while following the covid-19 guidelines to protect themselves and others from this virus.
The New Regulations Announced By The Abu Dhabi Media Office, State
.@dctabudhabi issues precautionary guidelines for tourism camps and desert safaris. All guests, staff members and contractors must adhere to these guidelines when visiting any of these attractions. pic.twitter.com/gFM0aMZvr7
— مكتب أبوظبي الإعلامي (@admediaoffice) September 18, 2020
For Temperature Checks
Guests showing a temperature of 37.3 degrees Celsius or higher should be taken to isolation rooms for additional medical checks.
Thermal Cameras need to be made available, or hand-held infrared thermometers should be provided by the authorities.
For Guests and Staff
All guests, staff and contractors showing flu-like symptoms, should report it to the Department of Health (DoH) through the Estijaba service.
Guests, staff or contractors who have some symptoms, should not enter the premises.
To ensure the safety of themselves and others, all staff should take the covid-19 test before opening, and on a bi-weekly basis thereafter.
Staff must also check their temperature at regular intervals.
For cleanliness of the area
Thorough cleaning and disinfection of all areas of the campsite, equipment, assets, vehicles, bikes, buggies and public spaces is a must at regular intervals.
Cleanliness of surfaces and areas with high-frequency touchpoints using products and methods recommended by the DoH should be in place.
Cleanliness of sandboarding equipment, horse and camel saddles, horse riding reins and falcon holders should be in place after every use.
There should be an adequate amount of handwashing facilities for all staff members, contractors and visitors.
Availability of hand sanitizers at the campsite, public areas, buffet counters, vehicles and entry and exit points is a must.
Signs reminding and urging visitors to maintain physical distancing should be up in varied languages.