Traineeship program included practical on-job training in front office, food and veverage, kitchen, finance, human resources and marketing.
IHG Academy is a global program in which InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) hotels ally with community and educational institutions in their own country to give people real-world hospitality experience. This raises job skills and creates local economic opportunity around hotels while creating a pipeline of prepared and engaged potential recruits.
IHG Academy globally aims at helping students learn the basics of hospitality and tourism through on job trainings, which prepares them for professional competition and enriches the labor market with skilled individuals.
Simon Stamper, director of operations, IHG Africa, said, “IHG Academy aims to help local people build their hospitality skills and improve their employability, we are very proud of our role in serving the community through preparing potential hospitality professionals.”