Marriott Front Desk Agent in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job Number 180012UL

Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations

Location Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection, Dubai, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP

Brand Autograph Collection Hotels

Schedule Full-time

Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Lapita is a Polynesian themed hotel, located in the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts. A hotel which is dedicated to families and friends who want to stay close to all the activities that the theme parks will be offering. With 504 rooms, including 60 suites and 3 villas, Lapita is the perfect relaxation point after a day of adventures and fun. Part of Marriott's Autograph Collection this amazing hotel offers five food and beverage outlets, two outdoor pools and a lazy river, a spa and health club, Luna & Nova Kids & Teens Club as well as meeting and event facilities. The hotel's name was inspired by the pre-historic Pacific Ocean people and their journey and settlement into the Islands ( the Lapita movement ). The design draws its inspiration from the exotic Polynesian tropical landscapes, featuring Polynesian flowers, lagoon-style pools, and themed activities.

Marriott's Autograph Collection features a select group of upscale and luxury independent partner hotels, each with its own distinct personality, experience, style and features. Located in major cities and desirable destinations around the world, Autograph guests favor hotel stays that reflect their own unique and personal styles. Be a part of our team and deliver an innovative guest experiences that resists predictability.

Job Summary

Process all guest registration and all reservations according to the standards. Communicate all hotel information as well as local area information to guests.


  • Having an experience in similar position for at least 2 years with a great deal interpersonal skills and good level in of physical fitness.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong Communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)

  • Innovative

  • Pro-active and reliable

  • Able to work alone and within a team

  • PMS knowledge, Guestware, Microsoft office and other operating systems.

  • Outgoing personality and outstanding guest service skills.

Specific Duties

  • Welcome all guests with a smile and maintain a professional approach at all times.

  • Be knowledgeable about daily hotel operations, check daily event sheet , bulletin boards and be up to date with all changes, new procedure and events.

  • Have knowledge of hotel rates, package and discounts.

  • Attend the shift briefing, daily 15 minutes training and front office monthly meeting.

  • Be flexible according to the business needs.

  • Be fully aware of hotel credit policy and procedures and ensure that it’s adhered at all time.

  • Be knowledgeable and promote the Marriott rewards program.

  • Keep yourself informed with all VIP arrivals.

  • Be flexible in regard to work schedule.

  • Strive to represent Marriott in the most professional manner at all times.

  • Ensure that all guests are communicated with the credit policy and procedures upon check-in.

  • Take initiative through empowerment to ensure complete guest satisfaction.

  • Be fully aware of safety and emergency procedures.

  • Handle mail and messages properly and on confidential basis.

  • Know how to follow all hospitality guidelines and daily service basics.

  • Ensure that all guest problems are resolved by using “Guest Response Program”

  • Assist a fellow associates in their Job to ensure that all are done on time.

  • Use your Opera and other systems password with discretion. Log off the terminal when leaving the area.

  • Have knowledge about the city, the local area and attraction to provide the guests with all requested information.

  • Make sure to work with various departments for accurate delivery of guest amenities

  • Share, announce and display all VIP arrivals and introduce brief information about guests.

  • Be aware of the front desk operations and help front desk associates when needed

  • Report any unusual occurrences or requests to the manager, supervisor.

  • Be familiar with the AM, PM and night check list to ensure smooth daily operations.

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