Hospitality operators back move by Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing to suspend bands, DJs, dancers and live entertainers
A circular sent out to hotel owners and managers from Dubai Government’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTM) said bands, DJs, dancers and live entertainers will no longer be allowed to perform “until further notice”
Dubai Tourism has suspended live entertainment in hotels and restaurants after hundreds of coronavirus violations of guidelines at venues, closing down 20 establishments, authorities revealed on Thursday.
On Wednesday night, the hospitality industry was sent a circular by Dubai Government’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTM), ordering venues to suspend bands, DJs, dancers and live entertainers performing in hotels and restaurants.
It comes after Covid-19 cases rose to a record high with 3,506 new cases of Covid-19, from 162,945 tests. It also followed a rare move by the Government of Dubai issued a statement to rebut a media reports portraying the city as a party destination despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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