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Hilton partners with Swiss hospitality school to train Saudi youth

The training programme aims to equip the next generation to excel in hospitality

Hilton has partnered with Bunyan for Training, an affiliate of Swiss hospitality management school, École Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), to provide young Saudi nationals with an opportunity to start a career in hospitality.

The entities will partner to create a training programme that is accredited by the Saudi Technical and Vocational Training Corporation and certified by the École Hôtelière de Lausanne.

The MoU was signed by Hilton senior director of Human Resources, KSA, Egypt & Levant Fawaz Moumina and Bunyan for Training CEO Nabil Tuker.

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The programme will allow a number of select students to receive theoretical and practical training, with the aim of securing job opportunities across Hilton hotels in Saudi following graduation.

The programme also offers participants the opportunity to build on their knowledge by allowing them to pursue a Bachelor’s degree

Commenting on the announcement, Moumina said: “At Hilton, we always strive to create meaningful opportunities for professional growth. We’re proud to be able to offer participants hands-on training by the experienced teams across our hotels in Saudi, as well as an opportunity to continue their journey with us upon graduation.

“This programme, provided in partnership with Bunyan for Training, will give students valuable tools and experiences that will enable them to thrive in this ever-evolving industry.”

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Bunyan for Training CEO Nabil Tuker added: “We’re delighted to collaborate with Hilton for this groundbreaking training programme that we believe will provide a hugely beneficial start to a group of young students. Through expert coaching and real-life work experience, these students will have the best possible start in the hospitality industry with Hilton.”

Participants will be selected in June 2022 by Bunyan for Training with Hilton’s consultation.

For more information, visit www.hilton.com and www.bunyan.sa 

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