COVID-19 Updates


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Here is an overview of hotels, attractions and venues that are currently closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. While we endeavour to keep this page up to date, due to the rapidly changing environment, the information below might not reflect the exact current situation.

Contact Arabian Adventures

Tel: +971 4 303 4888 (Daily, 7am to 11pm)
Address: Emirates Holidays Building, Sheikh Zayed Road P.O Box 7631 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

For any additional information or clarification, please reach out to your regular Arabian Adventures contact person. The Arabian Adventures reservations, product and account management teams are currently working from home and are available on their regular emails. Our duty manager can also be contacted for any emergencies on aaresdm@emirates.com or mobile number +971 50 457 0225.


Hotel Closures

Name of Hotel Emirate Hotel Type Closing date Stop Sale/Closed until Re-opening Date
Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort Abu Dhabi Beach 03-Apr-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara Abu Dhabi Desert 03-May-20 28-Jul-20 29-Jul-20
Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat al Beri, Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Beach 01-Apr-20 29-Sep-20 30-Sep-20

Name of Hotel Emirate Hotel Type Closing date Stop Sale/Closed until Re-opening Date
Address Boulevard Dubai City 19-Mar-20 30-Sep-20 01-Oct-20
Address Fountain View Dubai City 15-Mar-20 13-Dec-20 14-Dec-20
Address Montgomerie Dubai City 25-Mar-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Address Sky View Dubai City 24-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Aloft City Centre Deira Dubai City 13-May-20 28-Jul-20 29-Jul-20
Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa Dubai City 01-Apr-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Armani Hotel Dubai Dubai City 24-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Avari Dubai Hotel Dubai City 01-Jul-20 further notice further notice
Carlton Al Barsha Dubai City 02-May-20 closed for renovation TBA
Carlton Palace Dubai City 02-May-20 closed for renovation TBA
Carlton Tower Dubai City 02-May-20 closed for renovation TBA
Cosmopolitan Hotel, Dubai Dubai City 06-Apr-20 30-Dec-21 31-Dec-21
Four Points Sheraton Bur Dubai Dubai City 01-Apr-20 further notice further notice
Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai City 01-Apr-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Four Seasons Hotel DIFC Dubai City 22-Mar-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Golden Sands 5 Dubai City 25-Apr-20 further notice TBA
Golden Tulip Al Barsha Dubai City 24-Mar-20 further notice TBA
Grand Cosmopolitan Dubai Dubai City 24-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Hampton by Hilton Dubai Airport Dubai City 26-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Hilton Dubai Creek Dubai City 01-Apr-20 30-Sep-20 01-Oct-20
Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Dubai Beach 01-Apr-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Hilton Garden Inn Al Jadaf Dubai City 29-Mar-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport Dubai City 24-Mar-20 14-Jul-20 15-Jul-20
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Safa Park Dubai City 20-Mar-20 14-Jul-20 15-Jul-20
Ibis One Central Dubai City 30-Mar-20 30-Jul-20 31-Jul-20
Ibis World Trade Centre Dubai City 30-Mar-20 30-Dec-20 31-Dec-20
JA Beach Hotel  Dubai Beach 23-Mar-20 28-Jul-20 29-Jul-20
JA Lake View Hotel Dubai Golf 23-Mar-20 01-Sep-20 02-Sep-20
JA Ocean View  Hotel Dubai Beach 23-Mar-20 further notice TBA
Jood Palace Hotel Dubai City 14-Apr-20 further notice TBA
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel Dubai City 14-May-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Jumeirah Emirates Towers Dubai City 14-May-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray & Royal Residences Dubai Beach 01-Apr-20 06-Jul-20 07-Jul-20
Kempinski Hotel Palm Jumeirah Dubai Beach 24-Mar-20 30-Aug-20 31-Aug-20
Lapita Dubai Parks & Resorts Dubai City 26-Mar-20 28-Jul-20 29-Jul-20
Manzil Downtown Dubai City 24-Mar-20 30-Sep-20 01-Oct-20
Metropolitan Hotel Dubai Dubai City 20-Mar-20 21-Jul-20 22-Jul-20
Nojoum Hotel Apartment Dubai City 29-Mar-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Novotel Bur Dubai Health Care City Hotel Dubai City 13-Apr-20 29-Sep-20 30-Sep-20
Novotel World Trade Centre Dubai City 13-Apr-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Oberoi Dubai Dubai City 20-Apr-20 14-Jul-20 15-Jul-20
Palace Downtown Dubai Dubai City 23-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Park Hyatt Dubai Dubai City 01-Apr-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai City 09-Apr-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Pullman DCC Dubai City 30-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Queen Elizabeth 2 Dubai City 19-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Ramada by Wyndham Dubai Deira Dubai City 05-Apr-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites Dubai Beach 24-Mar-20 14-Aug-20 15-Aug-20
Savoy Park Dubai City 24-Mar-20 30-Sep-20 01 October 200
Shangri-La Hotel Dubai Dubai City 01-Apr-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Sheraton Dubai Creek Dubai City 01-Apr-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel, Dubai Dubai City 12-May-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach Dubai Beach 24-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay Dubai City 15-Apr-20 30-Aug-20 31-Aug-20
The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel   Dubai Beach 01-Apr-20 15-Jul-20 16-Jul-20
TRYP by Wyndham Dubai Dubai City 21-Apr-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Vida Creek Harbour Dubai City 24-Mar-20 14-Dec-20 15-Dec-20
Vida Downtown Dubai City 27-Mar-20 14-Dec-20 15-Dec-20
W Dubai The Palm Dubai Beach 01-Apr-20 30-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Wyndham Dubai Marina Dubai City 23-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Zabeel House by Jumeirah The Greens Dubai City 14-May-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20

Name of Hotel Emirate Hotel Type Closing date Stop Sale/Closed until Re-opening Date
Blue Diamond AlSalam Resort Fujairah Beach 05-Apr-20 further notice TBA

Name of Hotel Emirate Hotel Type Closing date Stop Sale/Closed until Re-opening Date
Al Hamra Residence & Village Ras Al Khaimah Beach 26-Mar-20 30-Sep-20 01-Oct-20
Hilton Al Hamra Beach & Golf Resort Ras Al Khaimah Beach 26-Mar-20 30-Sep-20 01-Oct-20
Rixos Bab Al Bahr Ras Al Khaimah Beach 26-Mar-20 19-Jul-20 20-Jul-20

Name of Hotel Emirate Hotel Type Closing date Stop Sale/Closed until Re-opening Date
Hilton Sharjah Sharjah City 25-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Radisson Blu Resort, Sharjah Sharjah Beach 01-Jun-20 closed for renovation 01-Jul-22

Oman Hotel Closures


Name of Hotel Closing date Stop Sale/Closed until Re-opening Date
Al Baleed Resort Salalah By Anantara 17-Mar-20 15-Jul-20 16-Jul-20
Al Bustan Palace Hotel, A Ritz Carlton Hotel 24-Mar-20 31-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
Al Falaj Hotel 01-Apr-20 further notice TBA
Atana Khasab Hotel 23-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Desert Nights Camp 07-Apr-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Hilton Salalah 26-Mar-20 30-Sep-20 01-Oct-20
Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa 28-Mar-20 31-Aug-20 01-Sep-20
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Hotel Al Bandar 28-Mar-20 16-Sep-20 17-Sep-20
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Hotel Al Waha 28-Mar-20 29-Jul-20 30-Jul-20
Six Senses Zighy Bay 17-Mar-20 14-Jul-20 15-Jul-20
Sur Plaza hotel  01-Apr-20 further notice TBA
The Chedi Muscat 25-Mar-20 14-Sep-20 15-Sep-20

Saudi Arabia Hotel Closures


Name of Hotel Closing date Stop Sale/Closed until Re-opening Date
Rosh Rayhaan by Rotana, Riyadh 14 April 2020 31 July 2020 01 August 2020

Attraction and tour closures


Activities Location Closed until Re-opening Date
Abu Dhabi Attractions Tour (Formerly Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Abu Dhabi Attractions) From Dubai further notice TBA
Abu Dhabi City Tour Dubai further notice TBA
Al Shindagha Museum Dubai further notice TBA
At The Top, Burj Khalifa Sky, Observation Deck Level 148 - Ticket only Dubai further notice TBA
At The Top, Burj Khalifa, Observation Deck Level 124 - Ticket only Dubai 26-May-20 27-May-20
Atlantis waterpark and Marine Animals - all experiences Dubai 01 July 2020 02 July 2020
Aventura Parks Dubai further notice TBA
Bateaux Dubai Dinner Cruise Dubai further notice TBA
Boating Adventure - The Yellow Boats Dubai further notice TBA
City Sightseeing Dubai - hop-on hop-off bus tour - Single Route ticket Dubai further notice TBA
Desert Dune Buggie's Dubai 02-Jun-20 03-Jun-20
Dhow Cruise with Dinner - Dubai Creek Dubai further notice TBA
Dhow Cruise with Dinner - Dubai Marina Dubai further notice TBA
Dubai and Abu Dhabi Snapshot Tour Dubai further notice TBA
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Dubai 26-May-20 27-May-20
Dubai Autodrome Dubai further notice TBA
Dubai Ice Rink Dubai further notice TBA
Dubai Marina Afternoon Guided Tour with live BBQ Dubai further notice TBA
Dubai Marina Guided Tour with live BBQ Lunch Dubai further notice TBA
Dubai Marina Sunset Guided Tour with live BBQ Dubai further notice TBA
Dubai Opera Dubai further notice TBA
Dubai Parks and Resorts Dubai 22 September 2020 23 September 2020
East Coast Tour Dubai further notice TBA
Ekart Zabeel Dubai further notice TBA
Falcon Experience Dubai further notice TBA
First Yacht Fishing Dubai further notice TBA
FlyHigh Helicopter - Pearl Tour from Atlantis Helipad Dubai further notice TBA
HeliDubai Dubai further notice TBA
IMG Worlds of Adventure Dubai further notice TBA
Jeep Adventure Safari Dubai 30-Jun-20 01-Jul-20
Jet Ski at Le Mer Dubai further notice TBA
KidZania, Dubai Dubai further notice TBA
La Perle by Dragone Dubai further notice TBA
Laguna Waterpark at La Mer Dubai further notice TBA
Lost Chambers Dubai 26-May-20 27-May-20
Mattel Play town    Dubai further notice TBA
Miracle Garden Dubai further notice TBA
Modern Dubai City Tour Dubai further notice TBA
Nature Walk Dubai further notice TBA
Overnight Safari Dubai further notice TBA
Premium Sundowner Safari Dubai further notice TBA
Private Starlight Safari Dubai 02-Jun-20 03-Jun-20
Seawings Dubai 30-Sep-20 TBA
Ski Dubai - all experiences Dubai 26-May-20 27-May-20
Summer Sunset Camel Trek Dubai further notice TBA
Sunrise Safari Dubai 30-Jun-20 01-Jul-20
Sunset Desert Safari Dubai 30-Jun-20 01-Jul-20
Sunset Dhow Cruise with Dinner - Dubai Marina Dubai further notice TBA
Sunset Glassboat Cruise with Dinner - Dubai Marina Dubai further notice TBA
The Green Planet Dubai further notice TBA
The Lounge, Burj Khalifa, Level 154 - 152 - Ticket only Dubai further notice TBA
Traditional Dubai City Tour Dubai further notice TBA
VR Park Dubai Dubai further notice TBA
Walking 'Street Food' Tour Dubai further notice TBA
Wild Wadi Dubai further notice TBA
Winter Morning Camel Trek Dubai further notice TBA
Morning Dune Drive Dubai 02-Jun-20 03-Jun-20
Yacht Charter Dubai further notice TBA
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Al Ain Oasis Tour Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Camel Trekking Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
CLYMB ™Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Dhow Dinner Cruise Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Falcon World Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Half Day Desert Safari Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Liwa Overnight Desert Safari Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Liwa Safari Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Louvre Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi 23-Jun-20 24-Jun-20
Morning Safari Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Overnight Safari in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Qasr Al Watan Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Seawings Abu Dhabi 30-Sep-20 TBA
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Tour of Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Tour of Dubai from Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Wahat al Karama, Abu Dhabi  Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Warner Bros. World™Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Yellow Boat Abu Dhabi further notice TBA
Jebel Jais Flight - Toroverde Ras Al Khaimah Ras Al Khaimah 26-May-20 27-May-20