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Dubai’s RTA resumes Global Village bus, abra services amid precautionary measures

Dubai’s RTA resumes Global Village bus, abra services amid precautionary measures

The 25th season of Global Village in Dubai will commence from Sunday, October 25

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has decided to resume operations of four bus routes that serve the Global Village from the start of its new season.

The RTA will also resume the electric abra tourist services inside the village as of October 25, official news agency WAM reported.

“We will ensure the implementation of preventive health measures aboard the public buses and at stations to safeguard against the spread of Covid-19 amongst passengers, drivers and staff at stations,” said Ahmed Hashim Bahrozyan, CEO of Public Transport Agency, RTA.

“The four routes are Route 102 from Rashidiya Metro Station, Route 103 from Union Metro Station, Route 104 from Al Ghubaiba Bus Station, and Route 106 from Mall of Emirates Metro Station.”

The silver jubilee edition will extend for 25 weeks into Ramadan 2021.
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“This time we will be using deluxe Volvo coaches for passengers heading to the Global Village. The service features high comfort and safety levels that will add more pleasure to the journey to and from the village during the new tourist season,” he commented.

The 25th season of the Global Village in Dubai will commence from Sunday, October 25, and will extend for 25 weeks into Ramadan 2021.

Read: Global Village announces opening dates for 2020 season in Dubai

“We have also approved a plan to operate three electric Abras to serve guests of the Global Village this season. The RTA is keen on launching the Abra service with the re-opening of the village,” Bahrozyan noted.

Ahead of its opening, Global Village has already received the Dubai Assured Stamp awarded by Dubai Municipality, Dubai Economy and Dubai Tourism (DTCM) in light of the stringent preparations for opening.

Read: New ‘DUBAI ASSURED’ stamp to confirm health protocols at hotels, restaurants and tourist establishments

“We are now putting the final touches for the launch. The comfort and safety of our guests and employees remain our top priority. We look forward to offering everyone an exceptional season by all standards,” said Bader Annohi, CEO of Global Village.

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