W Dubai – The Palm has been continuing its recruitment drive ahead of the property's opening this year.
The property recently found its W Insider, Sitora Skudutis, who will connect guests to what’s "the next big thing in Dubai". She will ensure that guests are given W Insider access to the newest and latest through her network whilst anticipating and uncovering what will wow the guest, a statement said. Skudutis was selected from more than 170 candidates.
The W Dubai – The Palm has also shortlisted top contenders for the role of W Music Curator. Alongside becoming the resident DJ at W Dubai – The Palm, the W Music Curator will also be responsible for programming & event organisation as well as bringing new/next acts in the world of music and entertainment to the Palm Jumeirah.
As part of the broader talent search, W Dubai – The Palm will host an 'open casting' in Dubai on February 19 at Base Dubai from 10am–7pm, a day-long activation looking to recruit talent for 500 roles, across all departments. For those further afield who are unable to attend, applicants can submit their CV online by searching “W Dubai – The Palm” at www.whotels.com/careers.
The recruitment efforts, headed up by director of talent Nicola Bean, has already completed its overseas recruitment in countries including Ukraine, Belarus, Spain, South Africa, Georgia and Serbia earlier this year.
Owned by Al Sharq Investments, the W Dubai – The Palm will house 350 sea-facing guest rooms and suites, and is located on the West Crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah.