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​​We partner with your company and help you learn the techniques needed to effectively manage your international benefits plans and global mobility programs.

Specializing in employee relocation

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  Click here for the AIRINC "2017
  Mobility Outlook Survey" Report
  on New Trends in Global Mobility

 

  Read the results from the WTW

  study on multinational pooling.


  Click here for the AON 2015-16
  study
exploring corporate
  governance of employee benefits
  within multinational companies.


  Results from the Global

  Mobility Trends Survey 2015

 KPMG Global Assignment
  Policies & Practices Survey 


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and Global Mobility

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Spectrum's Featured Country

United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Did you know...? 


The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is an important
economic hub in the Middle East. It consists of
seven states, each headed by an emir.
A president and a prime minister preside
over the country.

Capital City: Abu Dhabi
Major Language: Arabic
Major Religion: Islam, although it is fairly tolerant
of other cultures and beliefs
National Symbol: The falcon

Although the United State is 118 times larger in area, the UAE holds some world records of interest:

  • The Burj Khalifa, with 163 floors, in Dubai is the tallest man-made structure in the world.
  • The J W Marriott Marquis Dubai is the world’s tallest hotel.
  • Dubai Mall is the largest shopping mall in the world.
  • Dubai Miracle Garden is the world's largest natural flower garden.
  • You can’t outrun Dubai police because they drive cars like Lamborghini, Ferrari and Bentley.
  • Gold bars are dispensed from ATMs.


 Interesting Facts

  • Out of a population of 9.4 million, eighty-seven percent of residents are foreigners, consisting of people from 200 nationalities.
  • The UAE has 42 million date palm trees.
  • In UAE, domestic violence (wife beating) is not illegal if the beating leaves no visible marks/injuries on the victim.
  • Before oil was discovered in 1950, fishing and pearls brought in the most income.
  • As a TV and media center, the UAE attracts large international companies such as Sony, CNN, Fox, and Reuters. However, there are strong regulations and censorship to control media content.
  • The literacy rate is 93%.
  • Arabic is the official language.


Sources: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/11/amazing-facts-dubai-united-arab-emirates/ and http://uaefacts.facts.co/uaefactsabout/uaefacts.php and https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ae.html