Guidelines for tourists traveling to Dubai

Dubai is finally open for travelers to visit – more than three months after borders were first shut amid COVID-19 fears. Given the fact that a vaccine has not yet been developed, travelers will have to be prepared for stringent guidelines imposed by Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management. Whether you’re a resident …

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All you need to know about getting a COVID-19 test in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) widened the scope of COVID-19 testing to make it available to all citizens and residents who need it, and to identify undiagnosed cases and those who do not show symptoms. So far, the UAE has performed more than 1.6m COVID-19 tests on residents, or about 38,000 tests daily. The nationwide …

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COVID-19: What expats must know about Dubai’s 24-hour restrictions

Last Saturday, Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, together with the Command and Control Center for Combating COVID-19, announced the extension of Dubai’s sterilization program. Now effective for 24 hours a day, the sterilization program affects all communities and areas in Dubai in an attempt to protect the public’s health and safety. Strict …

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Pacific Prime Dubai receives the Individual Broker of the Year 2019 Award from Cigna

We are excited to announce that Pacific Prime Dubai has received the Individual Broker of the Year 2019 Award from Cigna! In this article, we’ll go through what this award means, Pacific Prime’s key corporations with the global insurer, and how we can help you find the best individual health insurance plan on the market. …

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How the US-Iran tensions will affect insurance premiums in the UAE

If you’ve been keeping up with the news at all, you’ll probably know that things aren’t looking so pretty when it comes to US-Iran relations. Regardless of your view on this matter, there’s one undeniable thing – geopolitical risks in the Middle East region have immensely increased, leading to adverse effects on insurance premiums. In …

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Pacific Prime Dubai awarded AXA’s 2019 Top Producer Award

Pacific Prime Dubai has ended 2019 on a high, with many awards received including the 2019 Award for Elevating Customer Experience with Technology from Allianz, and the most recently awarded 2019 Top Producer Award – Employee Benefits, SME, and Retail, by AXA Insurance (Gulf) B.S.C. 2019 Top Producer Award The 2019 Top Producer Award wrapped …

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Pacific Prime Dubai: Making yarn wigs to empower children with cancer

This October, a truly unique team-building activity took place. Pacific Prime Dubai joined forces with two local charities, Companies for Good and The Mawada Project, to spend a day making yarn wigs that will be later donated to children with cancer in the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, and Egypt. The Pacific Prime Dubai teams not …

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Announcing our 2019 Cost of International Health Insurance in Dubai Report

It is Pacific Prime’s pleasure to announce the latest and highly coveted Cost of International Health Insurance in Dubai Report of 2019. Our expert consultants and researchers have put together a free downloadable report that extensively covers the cost of international health insurance in 2019. The report provides a comprehensive look at the average cost …

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Check out Pacific Prime Dubai’s latest State of Health Insurance report

The second edition of Pacific Prime Dubai’s State of Health Insurance report is finally here! And this time around it comes with a slight upgrade, however, the core elements are still intact. This edition of the SOHI report features exclusive new content sections entirely dedicated to trends in the global insurance market. On top of …

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UAE issues new health data protection law

Everyone in this world produces data in one way or another through online and offline activities. While some data only reveals our habits and behaviors, other specific data, such as health data,  contains more sensitive and confidential personal information. In this information age, it is getting increasingly common for insurance providers, clinics and hospitals to …

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