Green Pass that was initially declared as a necessary permit to enter Abu Dabi has recently been loosened by the local authorities, including extending the validity of the green permit to 30 days, eliminating the requirement for masks in most public settings, and cutting the isolation period to five days. The local government has exempted the Green Pass; relaxed several Covid-19 safety precautions, making masks optional in most public areas.
According to the government authorities, cruise ship passengers and crew are free from having to present a green pass on the Al Hosn app in order to visit tourist attractions and businesses. The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi said on Monday that cruise ship passengers arriving in the emirate of Abu Dhabi got Green Card exemption in order to access cultural and tourist attractions.
Instead, the tourist industry publication announced in a circular that they might present cards or wristbands supplied by cruise ships by exempting Green Card.
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi announced that, “based on the directives of the concerned authorities issued in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, passengers and crew arriving Abu Dhabi via cruise ships are now exempt from green pass protocols to enter tourism attractions and establishments.”
Visitors can use cards or wristbands provided by cruise ships in place of the app. In order to avoid needing to display a green pass on the Al Hosn app, cruise cards or wristbands given by cruise ships will be utilized as identification for passengers and personnel. General managers of hotels and tourism businesses, event planners and venue owners, museums, and destinations for culture and recreation have all received the circular.