The Holiday Season in the Middle East and North Africa

It’s that time of year again! With only a few days left till we kick off 2016, it’s the time to wrap up and start planning for the upcoming year. Many companies are throwing office parties to give employees a fresh new start, and many professionals travel to refresh their minds and start the New Year with new goals.

The Bayt.com “Holiday Season in the Middle East and North Africa” infographic takes a look at how professionals and companies are preparing for the New Year. How many professionals travel during the holidays? How excited are professionals for 2016? What are some of the resolutions being made?

Key Highlights:

76% of respondents say that their offices hold events to celebrate public holidays at least once a year.
80% say that they plan on making New Year resolutions.
53% say that they travel during their holidays.
66% say their office is “more fun” during the holiday season.

Data for the Bayt.com “Holidays in the MENA Workplace” poll was collected online from 20 November-18 December 2015, with 7,708 respondents from the UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq, Libya, and Yemen.

The Holiday Season in the Middle East and North Africa
The Holiday Season in the Middle East and North Africa

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