Mary Ann Coopera Andaya, Cluster Talent & Culture Manager at Majid Al Futtaim-Accor Properties and
Sapna Chadha, Cluster Marketing Communications Manager at Great Places to Work in UAE 2023 Ceremony
DUBAI, UAE, 23rd March 2023 – Majid Al Futtaim-Accor Properties is proud to announce the certification as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Middle East. This certification is based on direct feedback from team members, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace experience. Great Place to Work® Middle East has ranked Majid Al Futtaim Hospitality Services as #11 in the small–medium category of ‘Great Places to Work’ in the UAE for 2023.
MAF-Accor properties strive to create an engaging environment where its teams feel respected, valued, and empowered, as without their hard work and dedication, the success of the property would be nothing.
Embodying the brand culture and mindset, dedicated hospitality experts consistently create unique and unrivalled experiences for guests. Team members are encouraged to explore and expand their creativity and individual personalities within their job, which creates a thriving work environment where career progression and growth are attainable. This alone makes for a healthy and happy workplace, making Accor a worthy candidate for their Great Place to Work® Middle East recognition.
Cluster General Manager of Majid Al Futtaim-Accor Properties, Nishan Silva said, “We are thrilled to have been recognised for our efforts in maintaining a thriving and comfortable workplace for employees. We actively recognise that together with our Heartist, we have the power to make the world more welcoming, caring and inspiring, and the success of our business is a reflection of their dedication. We promise to continue our efforts in maintaining an inclusive and collaborative working environment for everyone”
The recognition comes at an impeccable time, as Accor’s Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre celebrates 25 years of hospitality. One of the seven properties in the hotel cluster managed by Silva, the premium property has launched an exclusive string of events, packages, and offers available throughout 2023, in addition to a special event on the 25th of each month.
About Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre:
Located 10 minutes' away from Dubai International Airport, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre is perfect for business and leisure travelers. Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre stands watch over the historic Dubai Creek and the rolling green fairways of Dubai Golf and Yacht Club. The hotel’s superb location close to the Dubai International Airport and City Centre Deira shopping mall, lets guests capture the essence of the city, which is just one of this luxury 5-star hotel’s many assets. From the superior Family Room to the Grand Suite, the hotel’s ultra-spacious luxury rooms and suites cater to the individual needs of its guests and offer panoramic views of the creek and Dubai cityscape. 4 restaurants, lounge and bar entice travelers with flavorful fare from around the world. Fit and Spa Lounge – with a fitness centre and rooftop swimming pool – provides a peaceful haven to hotel guests.
Pullman Hotels & Resorts sets a new tempo in global travel and living, delivering an inspiring, energizing and enriching experience to new entrepreneurs. Pullman welcomes guests with the space they need to focus, work and play. Forward-thinking, hyper-connected and with a passion for art and fitness, Pullman retains the adventurous spirit and open-minded ambition that drove it to become a pioneering travel brand over 150 years ago. Today Pullman features more than 140 properties in vibrant and cosmopolitan destinations around the world including flagship properties such as Pullman Paris Bercy, Pullman Suzhou Zhonghui in Greater China and Pullman Maldives Maamutaa. Pullman is part of Accor, a world leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,200 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries.
About Great Place to Work®:
Great Place to Work® (www.greatplacetowork.me) is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, Great Place to Work® recognizes the Best Workplaces™ across the world in a series of national lists including those published by Fortune magazine (USA) and in leading media across the Middle East. Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.