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100% success rate for the Youth Career Initiative in India

For 35 young adults in Mumbai 2013 is a year of great expectations. Having successfully completed the six-month Youth Career Initiative programme, they begin a life full of more opportunity and choice. As graduate Rohit Gupta, now employed at the Hyatt Regency hotel puts it, ‘the Youth Career Initiative has opened up a whole new […]

YCI India pilot completed with a 100% success rate

The Youth Career Initiative (YCI) in Mumbai concluded at the end of November with 35 young people graduating from the programme. 31 students have been offered a job, three are attending job interviews this week and one student has gone back to studying. This 100% success rate is particularly impressive considering it is the result […]

Hotels highlight role in delivering Youth Career Initiative

Member companies of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) are increasingly highlighting Youth Career Initiative (YCI) activities in their respective corporate social responsibility reports. YCI, a programme of ITP, is a six-month education programme that provides disadvantaged young people with life and work skills. The purpose is to empower young participants to make informed career choices […]

YCI successfully launches a new country programme in India

18th June 2012 was a special day for 47 young people in Mumbai City, as they began a new chapter in their lives. The first Youth Career Initiative (YCI) country pilot programme in India was successfully launched, and it promises to be an exciting six months for both the participants and the hotels that have […]

Radisson Blu Edwardian, London wins at the 2012 Best Employers Awards

Radisson Blu Edwardian, London has been named the Best Large Group Employer at the 2012 Best Employers in Hospitality Awards The award was presented to the luxury London hotel group on Monday, 18th June at a ceremony held in central London, after an extensive survey of hospitality employees by recruitment specialist Caterer.com. Based on the […]

Human trafficking awareness training for hotel staff in Mexico

The Youth Career Initiative (YCI), a six-month education programme that provides disadvantaged young people with life and work skills in leading hotels, launches its first training workshop in Mexico this week for hotel staff working with participants who have survived human trafficking Course attendees include General Managers, HR and training managers, representatives of YCI’s local […]