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Arabian Courtyard Hotel and Spa announces bonus for employees amid crisis



Though most of the companies in the world are trimming down workforce to cut cost, Arabian Courtyard Hotel and Spa in Dubai has not reduced any staff and even announced bonus for its entire staff for the third year running!

The property is part of the Planet Group, a conglomerate of 11 established companies with business interests in hospitality, travel, aviation, freight forwarding, cargo, hotel, real estate, entertainment, food & beverage, exhibitions, logistics and trading.

Having opened in 2005, the hotel has been in the forefront of excelling in customer and employee care which is acknowledged once again by the owners and management in the shape of rewarding all staff at the hotel with an extra month salary for experiencing 20% growth in operating profits year-on-year basis. In these gloomy times when all individuals and organizations are concentrating on reducing costs, this news has come as a breath of fresh air for the staff.

Habib Khan, General Manager of the hotel and CEO Hospitality Division of Planet Group, said:

'It is only with the hard work and dedication of our valuable employees that we are able to retain our position as a leading 4-star hotel of the city. We believe in rewarding the efforts of all our staff and will continue to do so in the times to come. Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa is a favorite of corporate houses and residents as a preferred choice for accommodation, dining and entertainment. A superior product, exceptional customer care and a genuine concern for our customers' well being has led our property to a leading position amongst the various choices available in Dubai.'

The hotel's success recorded over the past 4 years has inspired confidence and attracted many to choose it as a family and corporate destination and seek its up-market services. This confidence of customers on the property's hospitality has been manifested in solid growth of return regularly.

Habib added, 'The property constantly carries out customer care surveys to gather market intelligence which has served as a crucial tool in enhancing and maintaining high quality. In addition to this the property's management goes an extra mile to determine the unique value-add and value-chain benefits that could be brought in the fold of the group. These and many other factors have been critical to maintaining their innovative leadership in the market. The group brings key values to its group of companies through the potential and possibility to integrate products and services as well as the cross culmination of going to market channels in Middle East, Asia and Europe.'

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