The United Arab Emirates has been added to the quarantine free checklist for UK travellers, opening journey alternatives for enterprise and leisure.

The addition of business capital Dubai, which is seen as a key winter solar vacation spot for British travellers, has been heralded as notably vital by the tourism sector.

The transfer provides Brits the chance to journey to one of the common and dynamic vacation and enterprise locations on this planet because it joins the air hall checklist eradicating the requirement to quarantine for 14-days upon return to the UK.

Mansoor Abulhoul, the United Arab Emirates ambassador to the UK, commented: “The announcement of a UAE-UK journey hall is sensible information and a testomony to the energy of the UAE-UK relationship.

“This lays a promising basis for when regular worldwide journey resumes.

“The UAE stays one of many most secure locations on this planet towards Covid-19 and continues to have one of many highest testing charges globally.

“Our motels, eating places and malls have been up and working since April and sit up for internet hosting many British guests once more quickly.”

Over 1.5 million UK residents go to the Center East vacation spot yearly, whereas round 120,000 are at the moment resident there.


Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief govt, Emirates airline and Group, echoed the constructive sentiments: “We welcome the choice so as to add the UAE to its checklist of nations the place arriving travellers are exempt from quarantine.

“This can be a constructive growth for the many individuals within the UAE who’ve been craving to spend time with household and buddies within the UK, and vice versa.

“We imagine this transfer will profit companies and tourism, and Emirates is able to reinstate extra flight companies between Dubai and the UK to serve buyer demand.”

Dubai, common for its motels, experiences, skyline, and contrasting desert is synonymous with winter solar holidays, is the right place to flee the approaching UK winter.

Issam Kazim, chief govt of Dubai Company for Tourism & Commerce Advertising and marketing (Dubai Tourism), stated: “Following the announcement to incorporate Dubai on the UK’s journey exemption quarantine checklist, we’re delighted to welcome British guests again to town from December third [when current UK lockdown restrictions are set to expire].

“Since opening our borders on July seventh a key precedence for us has been to safeguard the well being and wellbeing of our residents and friends in Dubai.

“We hope these stringent measures and the information of at present’s journey exemption quarantine checklist give confidence to British guests to come back and expertise Dubai for some winter solar.”

Brits can count on to see a number of adjustments – with social distancing measures entrance of thoughts – to maintain guests protected from the second they step off their flight, however will nonetheless encounter heat hospitality, distinctive experiences and loads of sunshine.