Hotel Jen Initiative on World Tourism Day

Hotel Jen welcomed a group of hospitality and tourism students from Imadhuddin School for a private tour of the hotel, both front and back of the house, in conjunction with World Tourism Day on 24th September 2017.

The students had a valuable interaction session with the hotel’s senior management staff. Selvarathinam Thangavel, Hotel Jen’s training manager, welcomed the visiting students and the lecturers and, introduced them to the hotel’s senior management staff, who ran a series of valuable informative sessions introducing respective areas of responsibility and what a day at work inside Hotel Jen is all about.

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Mr Thangavel briefed the students on Hotel Jen’s pride in and commitment to giving back to the local community in various ways; such as through CSR activities and, Awareness and, youth projects, including internship programmes, which serve as vital exposure and “hands-on- experience” that boosts chances when seeking employment.

The General Manager of Hotel Jen Malé Maldives Mr.Rahim Flynn address the students and gave a valuable session about Hospitality industry and his experience over the years in field and in Shangri-La group, it was a very fruitful interactive session with the students where they asked him career-related and hospitality question which will assist them to pave their path to the field easily and get an inside knowledge. Mr Rahim also thanked the lecturers and school management for arranging the trip and giving Hotel Jen the opportunity to share its knowledge.

Appointed staff from the Human Resource Department, led the visiting students on a personal tour of the hotel, from the lobby, to the outlets, guestrooms, spa and then to all areas not seen by guests, such as the kitchens, linen rooms, workshops, staff areas, offices, and so on.

Currently, there are a couple of students enrolled under the Dhasvaru program from Imadhuddin School undergoing the training in Hotel Jen, where the students are trained focusing on the provision of practical vocational training courses in hospitality. The school lecturers showed their remarkable appreciation by expressing how much the students enjoyed the trip and how it opened their eyes to not only what Hotel Jen is all about on the inside, but also what it takes to keep it going as the leading hotel in Malé,

Catering to urban adventurers, the Hotel Jen brand delivers quality, comfort and value with a playful twist and friendly service. Hotel Jen embraces the love for life and travel, helping curious travellers to leave boring behind through spontaneous experiences, unpublished insights and unconventional perspectives. Launched in 2014, Hotel Jen offers nine vibrant hotels in some of the best locations across Asia Pacific, including Singapore; Hong Kong; Shenyang, China; Manila; Penang and Johor in Malaysia; and Malé, Maldives. A number of Hotel Jen properties are in the pipeline including in Beijing and Malaysia.

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