Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 10 December 2018

Dubai hotel opens global competition to find the right Santa

Santa Claus is coming to town. Assuming he passes his audition.

Courtesy Fairmont The Palm
Courtesy Fairmont The Palm

One hotel in Dubai wants to make sure that this Christmas, it has the perfect Santa. In its quest to get it right, Fairmont The Palm has launched a global media competition asking prospective Mr Klaus’ to enter a 30-second video, explaining why they would be the ideal candidate to lead the hotel's celebrations over the festive season.

A statement released by the hotel says that they’ve got a list, and they will be checking it twice.

Santa’s duties and responsibilities will include: "Checking letters and wish lists from children at the resort – categorising them into the ‘naughty’ or ‘nice’ list with the utmost care and professionalism; examining festive trees to check they are decorated with plentiful sparkle are kept maintained throughout the stay; and managing a team of singing elves for the resort's festive choir, leading the tunes and tones for the perfect festive pitch."

Do you think you've got the relevant qualifications? If so, upload a 30 second video application tagging #MyDubaiSanta #FairmontThePalm to a public Instagram or Facebook by October 30. All applicants must be in their full Santa uniform and state why they would make the perfect fit.

A few terms and conditions: global applicants are eligible but must speak English. Applicants must be 50 years or above to win. Applicant must be eligible to travel, with valid passport, and cover their own travel insurance.


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