AlHokair High Institute for Hospitality celebrated at its headquarters signing a cooperation contract with Hyatt Regency Hotel in Riyadh.
The agreement aims to train and employ 180 young saudis. According to this agreement, both parties will work on creating a framework that will help the saudization of both the hospitality and the tourism sectors. The employees will be trained in different areas such reception, food and beverages and general hotel management.
Majid AlHokair, the chairman of the group, explained that this agreement is part of the national project for the Human Resources Development Fund, which offers training programs ending in
employment. A project which supports the Saudi youth through training them for various jobs, noting that the Institute offers training and development activities in service, production and the Saudi business sector. All of this is done in the hopes of achieving job Saudization.
He also added that this agreement comes within the framework of the theoretical and practical services provided by the Institute which are designed to prepare the Saudi youth to work in different occupational sectors.
For his part, Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Suwailem, the CEO of Mohammed AlAli AlSwailem for Commercial Investment, the company that owns the Hyatt Regency in Riyadh, expressed the hotels interest to offer a large number of employment opportunities for Saudi youths once they are trained to work in the hospitality sector. This is also done to ensure the Saudization of such jobs. He also expressed his hope that the signing of this agreement would be the first trip in the journey of training and enriching the work experiences of Saudi youths so that they would reach the highest international standards in the hospitality sector.