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Dubai suspends live entertainment in hotels and restaurants until further notice

All hotels and restaurants operating in Dubai are to suspend entertainment activities with immediate effect, the emirate’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has confirmed.

The cessation of entertainment activities comes into effect from today, Thursday, January 21, until further notice. The directive was issued by virtue of a new circular sent by DTCM to all owners and managers of hotel establishments and restaurants.

The decision follows a string of field inspections within these establishments that flagged multiple infractions that took place while entertainment activities were in progress.


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