IHG ACADEMY PROGRAM
PHOENICIA AND LE VENDOME SIGN AGREEMENTS WITH ‘ECOLE TECHNIQUE DES SCIENCES TOURISTIQUES ET COMMERCIALES’ AND ‘ECOLE DE TOURISME’ TO INITIATE IHG ACADEMY PROGRAM
Beirut, Friday 11th December 2015: Phoenicia and Le Vendome officially signed agreements with ‘Ecole Technique des Sciences Touristiques et Commerciales’ and ‘Ecole de Tourisme’ to initiate IHG Academy Program. IHG Academy operates in partnership with local community organizations and education providers to provide local people with skills development and employment opportunities in one of the world’s largest hotel companies.
Through a work experience placement, participants are given opportunities to gain real experience and develop skills in the hospitality industry.
Mr. Robert Herr, Area General Manager for the Phoenicia and Le Vendome, tackled the role of the IHG Academy in training students and setting them up for success in their future careers.
In his speech, Mr. Tony Nasser, Director of ‘Ecole de Tourisme’ praised the role of Phoenicia and Le Vendome in the success of the hospitality industry at large, focusing on the benefits of this agreement between these institutes and IHG Academy.
Over 10,000 participants worldwide have benefited from the IHG Academy since the program launch.