Ober Gatlinburg Recommending Masks For All Guests

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Sevier County officials are allowing the county's mask mandate to expire effective on Thursday at midnight.

Ober Gatlinburg is modifying its procedures due to the mandate expiring. Guests are recommended to continue wearing face coverings at Ober Gatlinburg. Ober Gatlinburg will continue to require that its employees adhere to current company policy and wear face coverings in all indoor areas and Shuttle Buses. Guests will also be required to wear face coverings when on Ober’s Free Shuttle Buses and on the Aerial Tramway when it reopens to the public. Free face coverings will also be supplied to guests at information booths and Shuttle Bus loading locations.

Ober Gatlinburg will continue to monitor guidance from local, state, and CDC officials to determine policies moving forward.

To learn more about these policies and to see commonly asked questions visit the website HERE.


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