KidZania hires multicultural staff of 300
Dubai, October 27, 2009
KidZania, the leisure zone soon to open at The Dubai Mall, has recruited a multicultural team of over 300 service professionals, trained to offer the highest standards of safety and customer service, said a statement.
The service team, comprising 40 nationalities, will serve the dedicated children’s ‘edutainment’ zone that spreads over an area of over 80,000 sq ft.
The mini-city, with scaled down versions of real-life streets and business establishments, offers children the opportunity to learn new skills through the oldest game of all times – role play.
Arif Amiri, chief executive officer, Emaar Retail, which manages KidZania, said that the multicultural team has been recruited specifically to meet the cosmopolitan demographic profile of Dubai.
“With close to 200 nationalities living in this city, it is important that a new children’s entertainment concept has trained staff from a cross-section of cultures,” Amiri said.
“They have all undergone an intensive training programme on service and safety aspects, as well as the various aspects of KidZania.”
He added: “KidZania will trigger the imagination of children by offering them over 70 real-like professional roles including a surgeon, a pilot, a chef, a firefighter, a mechanic and artist, among others. All the activities will be undertaken in a safe and secure environment, which will be managed by our trained professionals.”
KidZania, first developed in Mexico in 1999, is a hands-on offering of edutainment suiting children of all ages, a statement said. – TradeArabia News Service