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    Expats rejoice! Abu Dhabi unveils new long-term visa campaign

    The post Expats rejoice! Abu Dhabi unveils new long-term visa campaign appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Abu Dhabi is encouraging professionals, students and investors to move to the emirate through a new campaign to develop the capital’s culture, healthcare, research and development and real estate sectors. The new campaign called Thrive in Abu Dhabi is offering a pathway to long-term visas and citizenship for expats working, creating, studying, excelling or investing in those priorities. The campaign said Abu Dhabi has a thriving cultural and creative sector including Louvre Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Warehouse421, Abu Dhabi Art annual fair, Qasr AlHosn and Cultural Foundation, as well…

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    Abu Dhabi unveils region’s first PCR testing laboratory located within airport

    The post Abu Dhabi unveils region’s first PCR testing laboratory located within airport appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Abu Dhabi Airports, in partnership with Pure Health and Tamouh Healthcare, has launched the region’s first PCR testing laboratory within an airport. The new state of the art RT-PCR lab offers fast COVID-19 testing within the Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to facilitate the resumption of air travel and assist with quarantine tracking procedures. Designed to ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of travellers and staff at Abu Dhabi International Airport, the new Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testing process is free for arriving passengers and is…

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    Abu Dhabi Airports launches free rapid Covid-19 testing

    The post Abu Dhabi Airports launches free rapid Covid-19 testing appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Abu Dhabi Airports, in partnership with Pure Health and Tamouh Healthcare, has launched rapid free Covid-19 PCR testing for all arrivals, except those in transit, with results provided in around 90 minutes. The new state of the art RT-PCR lab offers testing within Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to facilitate air travel procedures and support quarantine tracking procedures. Designed to ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of travellers and staff at Abu Dhabi International Airport, the new Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testing process is free for arriving passengers and…

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    Etihad begins IATA Pass trial on Abu Dhabi-North America flights

    The post Etihad begins IATA Pass trial on Abu Dhabi-North America flights appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Guests travelling with Etihad Airways before 31 May will be among the first to trial the IATA Travel Pass app to manage their travel health credentials. The new technology will be tried on routes from Abu Dhabi to Chicago, New York, Washington and Toronto. Mohammad Al Bulooki, chief operating officer at Etihad Aviation Group, said: “With the dynamically changing health requirements for travel, Etihad believes that a digital health passport solution will provide additional clarity and ease for travellers. We have partnered with IATA so that together, a globally…

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    Abu Dhabi to end quarantine for all international visitors starting from 1 July

    The post Abu Dhabi to end quarantine for all international visitors starting from 1 July appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Abu Dhabi has announced it will end quarantine for all international arrivals starting from 1 July. “It will be similar to the Dubai system – the PCR protocol will be different from high-risk to low- risk destinations. Quarantine will not be an option,” said Ali Al Shaiba, executive director of tourism and marketing in DCT Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi currently requires travellers to quarantine for 10 days unless they are from a ‘green-list’ country. “We are announcing an extended green list – this green list will…