- Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism reduces government fees for hotels and restaurants, signalling a commitment to nurturing its thriving tourism sector.
- Effective from September 1, 2023, the changes are aimed at encouraging both tourists and residents to explore and enjoy the emirate’s hospitality offerings.
- The tourism fee for guests will be lowered from six percent to four percent, while the municipality fee of Dh15 per room per night will be eliminated.
- The adjustment also includes the removal of the six percent tourism fee and the four percent municipality fee previously applied to hotel restaurants.
- Abu Dhabi’s move seeks to establish it as a preferred global destination, with sustainable growth and enhanced experiences at the forefront.
Abu Dhabi Tourism Transformations
Abu Dhabi, a rising global tourism hotspot, is set to offer an even warmer welcome to visitors starting September 1, 2023. The Department of Culture and Tourism—Abu Dhabi (DCT – Abu Dhabi) has announced significant reductions in government fees for hotels and restaurants, aimed at encouraging both tourists and residents to savor the emirate’s hospitality offerings.
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This move follows directives from the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, reinforcing the emirate’s commitment to nurturing its vibrant hospitality and tourism sector. Notably, a tourism fee issued to guests will be lowered from six percent to four percent, while a municipality fee of Dh15 per room per night will be eliminated.
Enhancing Culinary Delights
The adjustment also includes the removal of both the six percent tourism fee and the four percent municipality fee applied to hotel restaurants.
Cultural and Leisure Destination
By making these strategic adjustments, Abu Dhabi aims to amplify its appeal as a cultural and leisure destination, cultivating sustainable growth within the tourism landscape. Through such initiatives, DCT—Abu Dhabi aims to enrich experiences for travelers, bolster the emirate’s standing as a global destination, and offer seamless access to the East.