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In pictures: Shurooq re-opens its leisure and eco-tourism destinations across Sharjah

Shurooq has announced the completion of a sterilization and disinfection drive across its properties, and has opened its doors to their popular leisure and entertainment destinations.

In pictures: Shurooq re-opens its leisure and eco-tourism destinations across Sharjah

Shurooq has announced the completion of a sterilization and disinfection drive across its properties, and has opened its doors to their popular leisure and entertainment destinations, Al Qasba, Al Majaz Waterfront, Al Noor Island, The Flag Island, Heart of Sharjah, Mleiha Archaeological & Ecotourism Project, Khorfakkan Beach, Maraya Art Centre and 1971-Design Space In addition, its state-of-the-art City Sightseeing Sharjah (CSS) buses have begun to ply, transporting guests to tourist sites across the emirate.

In pictures: Shurooq re-opens its leisure and eco-tourism destinations across Sharjah

Shurooq’s hospitality offerings including The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah and all three Sharjah Collection properties – Al Badayer Retreat, Al Faya Retreat and Kingfisher Retreat – are offering attractive staycation packages for individuals, couples and families, and will be offering these hotel stays in line with the UAE’s precautionary health instructions and guidelines aimed at combating the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

In pictures: Shurooq re-opens its leisure and eco-tourism destinations across Sharjah

From limiting the number of visitors in hotspot areas in leisure destinations to temperature readings, detailed cleaning checklists, strict physical distancing policies, and disposable cutlery, Shurooq’s strategic actions – implemented in coordination with the relevant government authorities – are ensuring that these destinations, will make visitors’ safety a prime priority.

In pictures: Shurooq re-opens its leisure and eco-tourism destinations across Sharjah

Apart from restricting visitor numbers in keeping with the physical distancing protocols in place, and operating 30% of its F&B capacity, the entity is implementing additional safety measures such as digital and thermal temperature readings of all guests, a walk-through sanitisation booth, regular disinfection of common areas during opening hours, single entry and exit points, no entry without masks policy, and clear and visible two metre physical distancing stickers, amongst others.

In pictures: Shurooq re-opens its leisure and eco-tourism destinations across Sharjah

In accordance to the national precautionary measures and rules, visitors aged 60+ or 12 and below will not be permitted to access Shurooq’s destinations, with exceptions to its hospitality destinations which are welcoming families from all ages.

In pictures: Shurooq re-opens its leisure and eco-tourism destinations across Sharjah

For instance, all touch points in public areas such as door handles, elevator buttons, counter tops, table-tops and railings are thoroughly sanitised periodically using safe and approved chemicals and agents; hand sanitisers are in place in all guest rooms and at all public spaces; temperature readings of resident, non-resident guests, and staff members are taken; and protocols are also in place for staff in the kitchens, restaurants, and in-room dining.