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Emaar Hospitality Group to create over 5,300 new jobs for hospitality professionals in the next five years

 Hospitality and leisure subsidiary of Emaar Properties will create over 5,300 jobs in the UAE

● Emaar Hospitality Group currently has over more than 3,500 associates 

Dubai, UAE; July 25, 2018: Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of global developer Emaar Properties PJSC, is expected to create more than 5,300 jobs in the hospitality sector in the next five years across the UAE including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.

Significantly, the Group is focusing on hiring and nurturing the talents of UAE Nationals for jobs in the hospitality sector, and has put into place ambitious strategies and plans to drive Emiratisation across all functions within the Group. These goals will also be achieved through partnerships with key government entities and departments that support Emiratisation within the hospitality industry.

Aseem Kapoor, Corporate Director of Human Resources at Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “We are emerging as one of the largest providers of jobs in the hospitality sector in the UAE. With hospitality professionals from across the world working with us, we take pride in offering a world-class work environment that enables them to progress in their careers.

“While we will continue to promote and nurture a multi-cultural work environment, one of our focal points will be to attract more Emirati and National talent to the industry – given the superb value they can deliver, with their local knowledge and skills – and we are committed to ensuring that our team members achieve professional and personal success. Job creation for youth is a top priority for governments, and through our hotel projects, we are not only supporting this vision but also supporting the economic diversification goals.”

Emaar Hospitality Group is creating jobs across the entire breadth of the hospitality and leisure supply chain – from guest facing and heart-of-house functions to administrators, marketing, sales, finance, HR, logistics, and other professionals. An equal opportunity company, the Group welcomes professionals from across the world who are passionate about building a long-term career in the hospitality sector.

Currently, Emaar Hospitality Group’s associates work – in addition to the corporate level – across the 13 operational hotel and four serviced residences in Dubai under three hotel brands – the premium luxury Address Hotels + Resorts, the upscale lifestyle Vida Hotels and Resorts and the contemporary midscale Rove Hotels. Several associates also work at the group’s leisure assets – Arabian Ranches Golf Club, Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club and Dubai Marina Yacht Club, as well as it its restaurants – At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa, La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie, Sean Connelly at Dubai Opera, Toko and Katana.

In the UAE, Address Hotels + Resorts will offer more than 2,868 jobs, upcoming Vida hotels will present 1,846 career opportunities, and Rove Hotels, developed as a joint venture of Meraas Holding and Emaar Properties, will present 591 career opportunities. Emaar Hospitality Group has also launched the ‘World Greatest Hospitality Talent’ campaign to identify one under 26-year-old the opportunity to undergo a three-year training under Emaar Hospitality Group’s senior leaders and work across the board to gain hands-on insights on corporate hospitality leadership.

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Note to Editors

About Emaar Hospitality Group:

Emaar Hospitality Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC, the Dubai-based global property developer, and manages Emaar’s hospitality and leisure projects globally. Defining its competency in managing mixed-use property developments, Emaar Hospitality Group owns and manages a diversified portfolio of assets including hotels, serviced residences, golf clubs, polo club, marina and lifestyle dining restaurants.

Emaar Hospitality Group has defined its credentials in the hotel industry with the launch of three brands, each with a distinct niche – Address Hotels + Resorts, Vida Hotels and Resorts and Rove Hotels.

Address Hotels + Resorts has brought a fresh identity to the global hospitality and service sector by setting new benchmarks with its gracious hospitality and exceptional service standards. Address offers a more personal and engaging experience to guests in a premium lifestyle environment, enriching the lives of its guests with luxury, style and elegance. Address Hotels + Resorts is set to operate hotels and serviced residences in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Bahrain, Maldives and other key markets in the region as well as in the UAE.

An upscale lifestyle hotel and residences brand, Vida Hotels and Resorts is for the new generation of business executives, entrepreneurs and leisure travellers. Positioned as a lively and vibrant hub where inspiring minds can create, connect and come alive, Vida hotels are a stimulating environment where style meets convenience and interactivity. Vida Hotels and Resorts has two properties in Dubai and is set to operate hotels and serviced residences in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and other key markets in the region as well as in Dubai.

A contemporary midscale hotel brand that reflects the pulse of Dubai, Rove Hotels is a joint venture between Meraas and Emaar Properties PJSC. Designed for the new generation traveller and highly mobile socially connected global nomads who recognise value, stays connected through technology and gravitate towards culturally-inspired surroundings, Rove Hotels are reliable, modern, fuss-free and super-efficient. Rove Hotels has five properties in wellconnected locations across Dubai and is set to operate further properties in the city. The leisure assets of Emaar Hospitality Group include Arabian Ranches Golf Club, Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club and Dubai Marina Yacht Club.

www.emaar.com

For more information, please contact:

Kelly Home | Nivine William

ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller

+9714 4507 600

kelly.home@bm.com nivine.william@bm.com

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