Home / Travel / Tourism/ Hotel Show Colombo 2018 opening opportunities for industry employees

Hotel Show Colombo 2018 opening opportunities for industry employees


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Thursday, 5 July 2018 00:00


 

The announcement of the Hotel Show Colombo 2018 underscores the hospitality industry’s commitment to enriching its workforce and ensuring a strong and prosperous future for the industry. 

This annual event to be held from 21 to 23 July at the BMICH builds upon a legacy of opening opportunities for industry employees, such as the regional training programs conducted prior to the event and underlines its continued commitment to providing employees with the pathways, training and resources they need to achieve their career goals.

Experts provided those present at a gathering with an exquisite demonstration, featuring coffee and tea making skills and room styling that impressed the audience. Following the demonstration, they were invited to experience it themselves. 

The event proved to be a great success and displayed Sri Lanka’s food culture and talent at its very best, helping to greatly promote the country’s hospitality culture. The Q&A sessions which followed allowed for lively conversation and helped to exchange various viewpoints.

“The hospitality business is about taking care of people; both our guests and our workforce,”said Organising Committee Chairman Trevine Gomez. “We could not do what we do without a strong, talented workforce. Our industry exemplifies the hoteliers’ dream of fostering development, upward mobility, and exciting lifelong careers. Hotel Show’s 13th edition builds on a legacy of resources and training the hotel industry provides to our employees, and we are excited to provide openings for employees in the hotel industry and helping employers to attract and retain talent in the process. This is a win-win for all concerned.”

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority Chairman Kavan Rathnayake stated: “We are honoured to be a part of the Hotel Show, and we are committed to supporting the organisers of this event who share our passion and enthusiasm for this specialised industry. Sri Lanka’s tourism and hospitality industry relies heavily on the consistent delivery of a quality product. We need a highly-skilled workforce to achieve this and the additional flexibility to recruit suitably qualified personnel relies heavily on young school leavers taking up this challenging career to become the future leaders in the industry.”

 


Share This Article


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

In the desert of Tamil films, actor Sivaji Ganesan was an oasis

Saturday, 22 September 2018

‘Indian Film,’ first published in 1963 and co-authored by former Columbia University Professor Erik Barnouw and his student Dr. Subrahmanyam Krishnaswamy, is considered a seminal study of the evolution and growth of Indian cinema. The book is cit


Imran may turn blind eye to blasphemy law and persecution of Ahmadiyyas

Saturday, 22 September 2018

There are clear signs that Pakistan’s freshly minted Prime Minister, Imran Khan, will make a sincere effort to reduce corruption and maladministration in the domestic sphere. In foreign affairs he is likely to make a brave attempt to mend fences wi


The rate of exchange, capital flight and the Central Bank

Friday, 21 September 2018

The Central Bank (CBSL) exists for the sole purpose of price stability. Its controls on the financial system and monetary policy exist to maintain price stability. As put forth many times by the Governor, the failing of the CBSL to control inflation


Red flag over the Sri Lankan Navy

Friday, 21 September 2018

Shocking story Rusiripala, a former banker in Sri Lanka, who has taken to writing in Daily FT, is perturbed by the red flag I have raised (Daily FT article 18 September) over the shocking charge that our Navy had operated a ransom gang that had abduc


Columnists More