Watch NYE celebrations live at Dubai’s Burj Khalifa and the latest travel advisory here (Twitter / TimeOutDubai)
With just a few hours to mark the start of the 2021 New Years celebrations, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has revised its service schedules from December 31, 2020 to January 2, 2021. The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa , is the epicenter of New Year’s celebrations every year but unlike in previous years when the subways leading to the Dubai Mall or Burj Khalifa metro station were stopped to distract the crowds from a distance, the tram will run nonstop from 6 a.m. in the morning. December 31 until 1 a.m. on January 2.
However, given the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, visitors flocking to downtown Dubai will be required to wear masks throughout the night and in all locations as a precaution. Although a complete disinfection of the area was carried out before the gala, hand disinfection stations will also be available at every gate on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard.
The QR code for the public on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard is black. This QR code will be the visitor’s access to downtown Dubai on New Years Eve and can be used for free through the U By Emaar app. The area will be dotted with tents for first aid, lost and found assistance, while access to ambulances will also be provided to those showing the QR code and accessing the viewing areas of downtown Dubai by one of the five gates erected.
The color of the QR code is dark red for Dubai Opera, gold for hotel guests, light blue for restaurants and eateries and each guest attending the New York Gala must have one of the six colors of the QR code.
Watch the live broadcast of the spectacular light show at Burj Khalifa here:
With the catastrophic year that 2020 has been, an important part of the 2021 New Year celebrations will focus on sending good wishes to everyone and hoping that the coming year will only bring health, happiness, good luck. , victories and reunions eagerly awaited for all. .
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