Ras Al Khaimah is set to see a significant boost in employment opportunities with the announcement of over 10,000 new jobs in the hospitality sector.
This surge in job creation is a result of several new hotels opening up in the region, including the renowned Wynn Resorts brand. The hospitality sector is a key contributor to the UAE’s economy, and this expansion is expected to bring about positive economic growth and development in Ras Al Khaimah.
The new employment opportunities will be available over the next few years, providing a valuable source of income and stability for the local community. With the hospitality industry experiencing a resurgence following the pandemic, these new job openings are expected to be highly sought after by job seekers in the region.
“In total, Ras al Khaimah has 8,000 keys and we are looking at 450 additional rooms this year and over 1,000 next year. We are looking to double the number of rooms we have over the next five years,” said Raki Phillips, Chief Executive Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority.
The year 2023 witnessed the launch of Intercontinental, Hampton, and Movenpick hotels in Ras Al Khaimah. This year, the emirate will witness the opening of the Anantara Hotel in Mina Al Arab, along with the Sofitel Hotel in Al Hamra.