Visitors at Logoland at Dubai Parks and Resorts
Visitors at Logoland at Dubai Parks and Resorts. Total losses in the first half of 2019 came to Dh448 million, a 4% decline. Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

Dubai: Dubai Parks and Resorts will be closed from Sunday until the end of the month in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus, it was announced on Saturday.

Dubai Media Office tweeted, “Following the direction of DTCM (Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing) and as part of our commitment to the health and safety of our guests and employees we have temporarily suspended operations at our theme parks; Motiongate Dubai, Legoland Dubai, Legoland Waterpark Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai until the end of March 2020, or at such time the situation will be re-evaluated.”

Dubai Media Office had earlier announced DTCM directives to suspend all events and activities in the emirate until the end of the month, this includes weddings and nightclubs.