Considering the need of the hour, putting safety measures in place, Yas Island Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub has geared up to welcome tourists with Safe Travel Protocols.
While remaining confined to their homes for months, all people can do is dream about travelling to different exciting destinations across the globe. The outbreak of the pandemic has transformed the outlook of the people and the way they look at travel.
The harmonization, coordination and digitalization of COVID-19 travel-related risk reduction measures, including testing, tracing and travel health certificates, are essential foundations to promote safe travel.
Safety Measures Undertaken For Safe Travel
Over the past year, Yas Island Abu Dhabi has introduced comprehensive measures on health and safety protocol following UAE authorities’ guidance to ensure visitors feel confident to return to the destination like nowhere else.
To ensure that the guests feel safe and secure while travelling to Yas Island Abu Dhabi, the authorities at Yas Island have undertaken extraordinary safety measures to make sure that island sanitization, physical distancing, and capacity guidelines are up to global standards.
Thermal scanners at entry points will monitor guest temperatures and the island will take extra precautions in high-traffic areas and frequent touchpoints with increased cleaning and disinfection practices.
Yas Island awarded coveted WTTC ‘Safe Travels’ stamp
In recognition of its advanced safety efforts, Yas Island has received the coveted WTTC ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, marking it the first destination in Abu Dhabi to receive the international honour, providing additional reassurance to visitors looking forward to experiencing Yas Island Abu Dhabi and its many offerings – all safe in the knowledge that the island is maintaining the highest standards of public health and safety.
Demonstrating its commitment to health and wellbeing and in support of Abu Dhabi’s vaccination program, the popular destination has now seen over 93% of its employees working at attractions, experiences, hotels, restaurants and retailers at Yas Island, vaccinated against COVID-19, as the Island aims to be amongst one of the first fully vaccinated holiday destinations in the world.
In an effort to raise awareness about the safety measures on the Island, Yas Island Abu Dhabi introduced numerous safety measures including the ‘#TogetherAtYas’ online platform which offers guests a guide to the public health and safety protocols on Yas Island, and the widely commended ‘Yas Wellness Program’, which grants guests direct access to a dedicated team of Yas Wellness ambassadors.
The Wellness Ambassadors are a team of specially trained individuals who are able to answer guests’ queries on the health and safety measures in place. In order to continually bridge guests to Yas Island, the Wellness Ambassadors are contactable via phone, social media, WhatsApp and email from 8 am to 5 pm UAE time, daily.
About Yas Island
Yas Island is one of the world’s fastest-growing leisure and entertainment destinations, located on the golden shores of Abu Dhabi – just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai.
Yas Island Abu Dhabi offers holidaymakers a diverse mix of award-winning leisure and entertainment experiences, from one-of-a-kind theme parks, world-class shopping and superb dining, to a links golf course, exciting water and motorsports, and spectacular musical, entertainment and family events… all within the 25 sq km Island.
Today, Yas Island is home to the award-winning theme parks Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the record-breaking CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit (home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX™), Yas Marina, the award-winning Yas Links golf course, as well as Abu Dhabi’s largest mall, Yas Mall.
With eight hotels, including W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Crowne Plaza Yas Island Abu Dhabi, Yas Island Rotana, Centro Yas Island by Rotana, Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island and Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island, plus more than 165 dining experiences, the destination also features indoor and outdoor concert venues including MAD and Etihad Arena – all of which are complemented by a range of visitor services that connect all attractions to one another.
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