UAE Relaxes Rules For Weddings & Other Events; Hotels Allowed To Operate In Full Capacity

by Yogita Chainani
UAE Relaxes Rules For Weddings & Other Events; Hotels Allowed To Operate In Full Capacity

Weddings across the world are enjoyed with galore and zeal; but thanks to the covid-19 pandemic, weddings and social events have come to a standstill. Ceremonies are still taking place around the world, but they are proceeding with a lot of restrictions. And the UAE is no different when it comes to Covid-19 rules. However, Dubai-ites can now rejoice, as the country has relaxed COVID-19 rules for weddings and other events. You can now host a wedding at 60% capacity and invite up to 300 guests.

Only Vaccinated Residents Will Be Allowed To Attend Events

As per the latest update, events can host 60 per cent of capacity. However, the attendees need to maintain adequate social distancing and wear masks. Please note that events and exhibitions are open only to residents who are fully-vaccinated.

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Dubai Hotels Allowed To Operate In Full Capacity

The Dubai hotels can however, operate with full capacity. However, they will have to follow a slew of safety protocols. The restaurants and cafes are now allowed to accommodate up to ten people per table.  However, guests are required to wear a face masks while away from their tables.

People with chronic conditions and elderly people are advised to stay put and avoid gatherings. On this, Dubai Media office said,

“The decision enables the community to celebrate social occasions in an environment where precautionary measures are strictly implemented, and high levels of safety are maintained. The new decision follows the recommendations made by frontline entities to the Committee regarding social events. The Committee stressed the importance of families following precautionary guidelines as part of the comprehensive enforcement of health and safety measures. The guidelines are aimed at protecting the health of the public and ensuring guests are protected from the risk of exposure to the virus.”