Grand Hyatt Dubai

Riyadh Street – Sheikh Rashid Road – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

TEL: +971 4 317 1234


MetaWeek will be held at the Grand Hyatt Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre.

Attendees can enjoy a special rate, staying at the Grand Hyatt Dubai Hotel for 3 nights from 11 Sept to 13 Sept*.

* Rooms are limited and subject to availability 

* Check-in date: From 11 Sept 

* Check-out date: on or before 14 Sept 



Visa Requirements

Please make sure you meet the visa requirements for entering Dubai. Find out whether you need a visa and how to apply here.


PCR Test

All passengers travelling to Dubai from any point of origin (GCC countries included) must hold a negative COVID‑19 PCR test certificate,  taken no more than 48 hours before departure. There are specific requirements for visitors travelling from the following countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Burundi, Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Colombia, Cote d’Ivoire, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq Lebanon, Lesotho ,Liberia, Mauritania, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Russia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. As regulations change frequently,  please check specific departure requirements in your country before you leave

The UAE government has specified designated laboratories for COVID‑19 PCR test. Click here for the list of laboratories. 

NHS COVID‑19 test certificates for travel from the United Kingdom to Dubai will not be accepted.

The negative COVID-19 PCR test must either be a digital or printed certificate in English or Arabic. SMS certificates are NOT accepted.


At the Airport

You may be asked to take another COVID‑19 PCR test on arrival. If you take a test at the airport, you must remain in your hotel or residence until you receive the test result, which is expected within 24 hours in most circumstances.


Quarantine on Arrival

No quarantine is required for arriving in Dubai. However, if your COVID‑19 PCR test result is positive, you will be required to undergo isolation and follow the Dubai Health Authority guidelines.

You are also required to download the COVID19 – DXB Smart App. iOS / Android

For test exemptions and other requirements upon arrival in Dubai, visit here.


Social Distancing & Cleaning Measures

  • Staying at least 6 feet or 2 meters from other guests and hotel associates 

  • Follow signage at the hotel to ensure adhering to the social distancing regulations

  • Thermal cameras are installed at all entrances, sanitizing stations are available across the hotel

  • Rooms are disinfected and cleaned with Environmental Protection Agency approved chemicals


Do I need to wear a mask at the Hotel?

Yes, wearing a face mask is mandatory at all times. Non-compliance may result in government enforced penalties.


COVID‑19 PCR test before leaving Dubai

Please check the requirements of the country you are travelling to. The travel regulations change frequently. You may need to take a COVID‑19 PCR test before you depart or another particular type of COVID‑19 test specified by your destination.


Get tested before your departure

This is a list of authorised COVID‑19 test laboratories in Dubai where you can get tested before you travel to your destination.

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