Youth in hospitality
The third annual [email protected] Live: Youth in Hospitality Month was
held with the participation of nearly 500 students from 40 national
schools and several local hospitality education providers.
are the next generation of leaders, innovators, employees and world
travelers. Comprising approximately one quarter of the world's
population, they are the key to the future; yet many are not aware of
the support, education and employment opportunities available, that will
help them to thrive and achieve their full potential," a press release
Several presentations were made by department heads at the Hilton
Colombo followed by an interactive question and answer session chaired
by General Manager Manesh Fernando.
"This initiative to showcase job opportunities in the hospitality
industry to young people and other job seekers is appreciated. This
would motivate and encourage youth in securing rewarding careers in the
hospitality industry in the future," Director of Education W K N
Wijetunga, (School Activity)said.
The 'Youth Forum' organised in the past two years, was a success with
positive feedback from students and teachers who participated.