Hospitality Training Programme

Far left- Human Resource Manager Stephanie Sylvester, Center- Cross Section of HTP Graduates, Far Right- Training & Development Manager Sheena Williams

Sandals La Source Grenada Resort & Spa has prepared yet another group of young persons for the world of work via on the job training and expertise education in the Hospitality Training Programme (HTP). 14 young persons participated in 10 weeks of intense training as they were taught technical and soft skills in various areas of hotel operations; Food and Beverage, Concierge Service, Housekeeping, Sales, Engineering/ Maintenance, Entertainment and Watersports. According to Training and Development Manager, Sheena Williams, “the aim of the program is to give our trainees the requisite skills to enter the hospitality industry with the core competencies required to pivot into further success.”

The successful trainees are: Anichell Thomas, Fidel Pezar, Keston Lewis, Nikita Charles, Stephan Noel, Sheforn Mitchell, Tanisha Lewis, Whitney Charles, Anel Alexander, Renisha Lewis and Sanandra Marecheau. The most outstanding among the trainees were valedictorian Kesha St. John; and Dennyka Checkley who gave the Vote of Thanks at their graduation ceremony. The training is not just Sandals specific but industry oriented equipping the candidates with necessary skills to make a solid contribution to Sandals La Source or any other service provider in the hospitality industry. Notably, once vacancies become available HTP graduates are often top picks by managers at Sandals LaSource.

Applications are invited for the next cycle of the Hospitality Training Programme for persons who are 18 to 30 years old and are: graduates of vocational training centers; school leavers; or persons with no experience or formal training but possess a positive attitude. If you will like to participate, contact Training & Development Manager, Sheena Williams on or before 27 June at sheena.williams@grp.sandals.com or call 437-8000

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