New Delhi: Indian Hotel operator and aggregator OYO, which is active in more than 200 cities and towns in India, will be offering over 10,000 jobs in the UAE. A senior executive of Oyo said that the job offering will come in the next three years.
The hospitality brand aims to expand its footprint across all emirates and will also open a training facility in the country. Reportedly Ritesh Agarwal, founder and CEO, Oyo Hotels said, “We hope to create jobs for tens of thousands of UAE natives who can get trained at this facility. Once they are trained, they can choose Oyo Hotels or any other brand of their choice. We are scouting for a location to set up a hospitality training academy in the UAE. The training will be free.’
The company currently operates 1,200 rooms in the UAE and aims to have 12,000 keys added to its UAE portfolio by 2020. The group also operates townhouses in India and the UK and will add townhouses to its UAE portfolio.
“With over 170 countries committing to the World Expo 2020, the hospitality sector in the Middle East, and more specifically the UAE, is poised to grow substantially and, we are ready to tap this opportunity,” he said.
Since its inception in 2013, OYO has closely worked with its asset partners through multiple operating formats including franchise, machine and leased, currently over 95 per cent of its business is being driven by exclusive full inventory partnerships.
It has built capabilities of on-boarding 10,000 rooms every month cementing its commitments towards creating beautiful living spaces by providing the customers with an offering that combines both experience and value.
Driven by technology, OYO has successfully established itself as India’s largest hospitality company, within a short span of five years and serves its customers through OYO Rooms in the budget space and OYO Townhouse, OYO Home and OYO SilverKey in the mid-market category.