Pink Slip Dubai, the UAE's pioneering recruitment and HR networking group teamed up recently with Hot Hoteliers, a leading hospitality networking group, to host a high-level recruitment forum that discussed the current state of recruitment within the local hospitality sector. Gerald Lawless, Executive Chairman of Jumeirah Group, was the keynote speaker of the night, addressing an audience of over 250 industry professionals on the importance of human capital to an organization and the ongoing need to train and develop staff.
Visitors to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall can now learn more about the awe-inspiring world of aquatic animals with behind the scenes tours and daily animal feeding presentations.
Palm Strip attributed this increase to the fantastic DSF deals and discounts offered by its retailers and the promotions where shoppers got raffle coupons for a chance to win Nissan cars every day during the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) 2011.
If 2010 was a tough 12 months for Arabtec shareholders, then 2011 has begun on a disconcertingly familiar note. On January 11 the Dubai-based construction giant - which worked on the world's tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa - announced that it was planning a rights issue as well as a $150m, five-year convertible bond. The news saw Arabtec stock drop almost 7% in the two days after the announcement, on fears of earnings-per-share and stock dilution.