Dubai is one of the most sought UAE emirates to open a company in. Many of the ideas of foreign investors revolve around the tourism industry. From travel agencies to hotels and restaurants, setting up a business in this filed can be summarized as the HORECA sector of the tourism industry.
Starting a HORECA business in Dubai is subject to various requirements applicable under several laws imposed at local and national levels. Our Dubai company formation consultants can offer information on the legislation applicable to HORECA businesses.
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What type of company can one set up in the Dubai HORECA sector?
HORECA stands for hotels, restaurants and cafés. These are the main types of activities a Dubai HORECA business can undertake. It depends on the investor if he or she wants to create a restaurant, a hotel or a café, or open one company that encompasses all these activities. No matter the activities, the company registration process must be completed.
It should be noted that during the last several years, the food and beverages (F&B) sector is one of the most profitable branches of the HORECA industry in Dubai. From food courts to events promoting the local cuisine, establishing a F&B company is one of the most profitable businesses in the emirate.
Our company registration agents in Dubai can assist with the incorporation of the HORECA business. We can also explain what the special licenses for such activities are.
Licenses related to HORECA businesses in Dubai
Opening a HORECA business in Dubai requires obtaining various licenses and complying with several requisites related to fire safety and hygiene norms. When starting a company that includes all the activities mentioned above, a single license must be obtained. However, approvals from various authorities will be required.
One of the best business ideas in the HORECA industry in Dubai is opening a hotel that encompasses one or more restaurants and cafes. It is useful to know that these facilities help hotels in obtaining better ratings.
If you are interested in starting a business in the Dubai HORECA sector and need assistance, please contact us for the company incorporation procedure. Our local advisors can also explain the requirements related to the licensing of such units.