“This initiative was launched as part of the UAE’s commitment to providing an extraordinary experience for visitors,”– Major General Mohammad Al Marri Director General – GDRFA
The Al SAADA Tourist Card is a specialised card, which is for Incoming Tourists to Visit Dubai/UAE. It features several promos for travel and tourism, banks and exchanges, Taxi vehicles, restaurants, health and beauty, and more.
Now, all Incoming Tourists who arrive in Dubai will be greeted with a ‘happiness card’.
General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, GDRFA in Dubai on Thursday 10 Dec 2020 announced the launch of AL SAADA Tourist Card, a free discount card that will give tourists access to a wide range of exclusive privileges, discounts, and promotions during their vacation in the emirate.
The card will be dispersed to all tourists upon arrival at Dubai International Airport.
Maj-Gen Mohamed Ahmed Al-Marri, DG, of GDRFA, launched this card at the 40th edition of GITEX Technology Week. Several Senior Dubai government department leaders, were present in this event.
How to use the card
Tourists will be requested to scan a barcode using their smartphones to download the ALSAADA Tourist application.
Once the app is installed on the smart phone, it will prompt the user to enter their passport number and date of arrival in order to generate a smart card under the tourist’s name.
The Users will have detailed access to promotions and discounts offered by ALSAADA card partners. Cards expire once the tourists leaves UAE; however, they can get a new card if they visit dubai again.
UAE has demonstrated the flexibility of its tourism sector, the success of its business model and its ability to ensure business endurance across various sectors. The UAE also enjoys a worldwide reputation for its stable economic growth with extremely logistical and digital infrastructure, all this is combined to make UAE as one of the most-preferred travel and lifestyle destinations of the world.
The sectors covered under the ALSAADA Tourist Card programme include
- Travel and Tourism
- Health and Beauty
- Banks and Exchanges
- Malls and Fashion
- Online Shopping
- Home essentials
- Weddings and events
The Al Saada Tourist application is tastefully designed for people who will visit dubai. It will help users to easily locate offers, access nearby ones, find promotional Coupons and view availed offers through the app.