The UAE Government issued Federal Law no. (8) of 2017 introducing Value Added Tax (VAT) from 1st January 2018, Royal Continental Hotel are required by law to apply 5% VAT to our prices for all products and services. We will add the VAT to your prices as a separate line item when we issue your new invoices in January 2018. The only exception will be customers who are exempt or zero rated under UAE law.
Please refer to the Ministry of Finance website (click here (https://www.mof.gov.ae/En/budget/Pages/VATQuestions.aspx) ) for further information and conditions relating to this law