Hotel and Tourism Workers Badly Needed in UAE


The tourism industry had a positive effect on the employment scenario in UAE. One in every 8.5% of the job is associated with the tourism. By 2016, this is expected to reach 9.1%.

This industry includes Hotel, Travel, Tourism, Airlines, and Hospitality. This was announced by POEA as in-demand overseas jobs in 2014.

Dubai generates maximum revenue from tourism for UAE. Tourists get attracted to the nightlife there, beaches, shopping and to luxurious accommodations available in UAE.

Abu Dhabi is also being regarded as one of the prominent destinations by tourists.

To gain access into the United Arab Emirates you must have either a sponsor living in the region already or an employer who is prepared to apply for your admittance into the country for employment purposes.

Recent growth areas are in education and healthcare.

Here are the major companies that you can apply to like Microsoft Gulf, Marriott, FedEx Express, THE One, DHL, Ericsson, Omnicom Media Group MENA, Securities and Commodities Authority,, EMC.

For those who are already living and have official citizenship status within a recognized Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) country, then, they don’t actually need to apply for a visa for the UAE.

Instead, all you need to do is produce your GCC country passport when you arrive in the UAE.

In Demand Overseas Jobs In 2014 According to POEA

Saudi Arabia and Middle Eastern region: welders, pipe fitters and wiremen, civil engineers, mechanical engineers and architects

United Arab Emirates (UAE): hotel & tourism

Iraq: 7,000 nurses

Qatar: 1 million workers in construction, hotel and healthcare due to World Cup in 2022

Israel: caregivers

Japan, China, Vietnam and Indonesia: teachers, IT workers, designers, architects, engineers and entertainers

India: furniture design, highway and railway construction, food services, agri and aqua culture, and entertainment and hospitality.

Macau: construction, tourism and healthcare sectors

South Korea: factory workers

Australia and New Zealand: agriculture and forestry, education, engineering, finance, trade and transportation, tourism, and health and social services.