The highly anticipated W Muscat hotel hosted a “unique” recruitment drive with a casting day that attracted over 200 Omani talents looking to work within the hospitality sector.
Developed under Oman Tourism Development Company OMRAN, the soon to open W Muscat is set to bring an exciting new energy to the country’s hotel scene, offering guests and locals alike the chance to soak in the W lifestyle.
Casting Day is a series of events to recruit talent, who embody the passion and drive to deliver the brand’s Whatever/Whenever® service promise. Omanis of all ages and backgrounds were welcomed to take part in this ‘first of its kind’ recruitment event which included being interviewed on a bright blue W branded Bus, purposefully transformed into a vibrant space exuding the W Hotels vibe.
The Casting Day presented a live DJ performance, popcorn station, candy machine, and limitless energy drinks to further power the excitement and amp up the vibe setting the tone for what is to come.
“Recruiting the right talent will play a vital role in the success of our brand’s debut in Muscat” said Gerald Chevasson, General Manager, W Muscat. “W Hotels are all about delivering Whatever/Whenever service and unconventional experiences to our guests. We are looking for talent who understand our guests’ lifestyles and are passionate about our brand’s DNA.
What better way to start cultivating the brand than by creating a recruitment drive that resembles a bold, sparkling environment embodying the W brand’s ethos. Oman is a country synonymous with hospitality. With its natural beauty, rich culture and a splash of W spirit, we are incredibly excited to be launching a very different proposition in the heart of the city.”
W Muscat is located in the upbeat Shatti Al Qurum Beach Area and is just a short drive from Muscat International Airport. Offering 279 guestrooms and suites, the hotel will set a new pulse to the Muscat scene with innovative features and sprawling views of the electric blue waters of the gulf of Oman.