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Hyatt ranked one of the world’s best multinational workplaces

Great Place to Work has released its annual list that honours 25 companies recognised by their employees as an organisation that fosters creativity, trust and camaraderie. This year marks Hyatt’s inaugural appearance on the list. “This incredible recognition reflects how our people-focused culture, and the care we show to everyone in the Hyatt family, extends […]

Hilton hotel pilots employment scheme for people with learning disabilities

Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 is the first UK hotel to pilot a new scheme aimed at helping young people with learning disabilities into work. The Hilton hotel, based near the airport in west London, is the first hotel employer in the UK to trial the scheme which is being run in partnership with […]

Premier Inn supports Rainbow Laces campaign

  Continuing their commitment to diversity in both the workplace and the welcome extended to guests, Premier Inn rebranded themselves this month in support of the Rainbow Laces campaign. Recognised as the UK’s best-loved hotel chain, Premier Inn rebranded themselves as Premier Out on 8th September, as one of a number of well-known brands supporting […]

Whitbread upskills 200 unemployed young people

Whitbread is the UK’s largest hospitality company serving more than 22 million customers every month. Investing in skills is very much part of Whitbread’s CSR and broader business model. As part of this strategy, the company has been working with The Prince’s Trust since 2010. To date, the joint ‘Get Into Hospitality’programme has equipped almost […]

Talking Point: Why investing in young people is a win-win

Emili Budell from the International Tourism Partnership’s Youth Career Initiative tells us why working with young people, and providing them with employment opportunities, will benefit everyone involved. Today is International Youth Day, with this year’s focus on mental health. The causes for mental health issues are varied and complex. One factor that can play an […]

Carlson Rezidor sponsors G(irls)20 campaign

ITP member Carlson Rezidor has announced its sponsorship of the new G(irls)20 Father’s Day campaign “Father’s Empowering Daughters” featuring, among others, Richard Branson, Chelsea Clinton and President & CEO of the Rezidor Hotel Group, Wolfgang M. Neumann. G(irls)20 is the global social-profit organisation that aims to cultivate a new generation of female leaders. The campaign […]

Hilton Worldwide promoting hospitality careers to young people

  In a bid to address the on-going issue of global rising youth unemployment, Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices around the world have been working hard in May to promote the wide range of career opportunities available within the dynamic hospitality industry to young people. Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month is Hilton Worldwide’s […]

Youth Career Initiative boost from BHN and HOLA

The International Tourism Partnership’s Youth Career Initiative programme (YCI) has been given a great boost from funding partners Burba Hotel Network (BHN) and the Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) conference. BHN and HOLA have committed to support the YCI programme via an annual donation for three years. The money will help provide more opportunities for young […]

Dine and Donate with Marriott to help youth unemployment

Throughout May visitors to Marriott hotels in Europe can help tackle the issue of youth unemployment, simply by ordering dinner. All through May, participating Marriott-branded hotels in Europe will donate £1 or €1 (or equivalent) for every lunch and dinner served at participating hotels as part of a Europe-wide ‘You Eat, We Give’ campaign. The promotion is […]