United Arab Emirates – Where to Look for work & hospitality career opportunities in the U.A.E


Posted on May 5, 2011 by Divan Erasmus

U.A.E -Abu Dhabi, Dubai Hospitality Industry & Hotels Career Opportunities

What you should know about working in U.A.E  hotels

& where to look for hospitality opportunities & hotel work in U.A.E :

United Arab Emirates (Country)

Main attractions that brings visitors continuously to the UAE is the following but not limited to this list alone:

  1. The Modern Architecture and the tallest building in the word (namely Dubai – Burj Khalifa)
  2. The Formula 1 Grand Prix happening annually, during the Month of November(expensive time and high rates for hotels)
  3. Desert adventues and excursions (Desert 4X4 (AKA Dune bashing), Desert Safaris, Sand boarding, Desert Quad bikes etc.)
  4. Ferrari Word Abu dhabi

UAE warnings:

These warnings are mostly aimed at public areas and outside of Hotel Premises.

  1. Be Very conservative and respect Muslim religious practices .(could be a main reasons why many westerners avoid these countries)
  1. Do not expect to wear a bikini often or in public places, no extreme sexy dresses are allowed by government Authorities.
  2.  Do not expect to buy liquor at a shopping mall (don’t walk around in public with exposed liquor)
  3. Over Sensual Public affection is not allowed as per government Authorities and their practices.
  1. Summer Temperatures in The U.A.E over exceed Western summer season maximums.
    1. Prepare for temperatures that will reach 50 degrees Celsius = 122 degrees Fahrenheit
    2. Do not expect to have a lovely stroll (walk) outside in the Peak of U. A. E’s Summer time.

What Hotels to Work For in The UAE:

Abu Dhabi top hotels (Abu Dhabi is the capital of the U.A.E)

Yas Viceroy hotel (AKA. Yas hotel)

Eastern Mangroves (Operated by Anantara hotel & resorts Company) (City Hotel)

Jumeirah at Ethihad Towers Abu Dhabi (City Hotel)

Emirates palace (Kempinski Company operated) (City Hotel with Villas)

Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi (City Hotel- on top of ADNEC)

Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island (Resort Hotel)

Anantara Qasr Al Sarab (Resort Hotel)

Dubai top hotels (Dubai is not the capital of the U.A.E)

Burj Al Arab (the only 7 star beach Hotel in Dubai & U.A.E)

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Span (Best Desert resort outside of Dubai)

Atlantis the Palm (Resort and Hotel)

Armani Hotel Dubai (City Hotel)

The Address Dubai (Marina & Downtown Hotels)

Mina A’Salam at Madinat Jumeirah (Resort)

The palace, Old town Dubai

One & Only Royal Mirage Palace (hotel )

One & Only the Palm (Resort)

Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa

The Meydan Hotel

Ritz- Carlton Dubai International Financial Center (Hotel)

Grand Hyatt Dubai (Hotel)

Jumeirah Emirates Towers (Hotel)

Dar Al Masyaf at Madinat Jumeirah (one of three Resorts in Madinat Jumeirah resorts)

Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai Marina

Al Qasr hotel (resort hotel – Jumeirah Company operated)

Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah  (Hotel & Residences)

Ras Al Khaimah top hotel (one resort here needs a mention)

Banyan Tree Al Wadi Resort & Spa

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