BurJuman, Waterfront Market open doors in Dubai

By Eudore R.Chand

DUBAI 30 April 2020: BurJuman has reopened its doors as it operates reduced hours, from 12 pm to 10 pm.

Essential services continue to operate with extended hours as before. Strict regulatory precautions have been placed, which includes wearing masks at all times, limiting mall visit time for individuals to a maximum of 3 hours and practising social distancing while in the mall.

BurJuman has also increased its already active cleaning and sterilization routine and placed health and safety signages across the mall to ensure all guidelines are followed.

“The health and well-being of our customers, employees, retail partners, and the communities we serve are always our top priorities. We are closely monitoring updates from the Dubai Economic Department (DED), and following guidelines put into place by the government. We ask that the public exercise good judgement when visiting BurJuman, including following all guidelines for social distancing and hygiene practices. We also ask that anyone who does not feel well ensures that their whole family or physical contact group stays at home in order to keep everyone safe,” said BurJuman Management.

Waterfront Market reopens

Waterfront Market, Dubai’s fresh food market, announced that all its shops and F&B outlets re-opened on Tuesday 28th April, joining its Fish, Meat, Dry Goods and Fruit and Vegetable Markets, and Lulu Hypermarket.

The management team have taken extra precaution to safeguard the health and safety of all who enter.

During Ramadan all markets will be operational from 6 am to 10 pm, offering fresh goods, whilst the other retail and F&B outlets will open from 12 pm until 10 pm.

Cleaning and sanitization will be ongoing throughout the day, and deep cleaning and sanitization will take place throughout the night commencing after 6 pm.

Mohammad Al Madani, Waterfront Market Manager said; “We have diligently worked with all the government authorities to ensure Waterfront Market is setting the benchmarks for customer shopping safety. From day one we installed thermal cameras to record the temperature of everyone entering the property.

“All customers and staff must continue to practice physical distancing, masks are compulsory whilst gloves are optional. Those who are not wearing the necessary protective gear, or are outside of the age limits set by the government will not be allowed to enter. Waterfront Market will also continue to monitor staff and customers temperatures with thermal cameras as they enter, respectively enforce physical distancing, and maintain an occupancy level of 30% as per the DED guidelines.”

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