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KOH SAMUI, Thailand – June 29, 2015 – Conrad Koh Samui has taken part in Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, Hilton Worldwide’s largest ever global career event showcasing to young people, the many opportunities available in the hospitality industry. Throughout the month, Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices around the globe are hosting hundreds of events to inform those looking for employment, including young people, about the vast array of exciting opportunities available to all in the hospitality industry. This event is part of Bright Blue Futures, a global program that encourages Team Members to donate their time and expertise to help young people achieve stability and bring hope to their communities, preparing them for a brighter future.
Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality events are a unique opportunity for Hilton Worldwide Team Members to inspire those looking for employment about careers in the hospitality industry, and to support them by providing guidance on the skills that are vital to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Participants have been joining Hilton Worldwide Team Members for events ranging from résumé clinics, to career speed-networking, as well as presentations from Team Members on their career paths.
Conrad Koh Samui recently hosted an event ‘Work Smart and Play Hard’ welcoming Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai students from the International School of Tourism, Suratthani Rajabhat University to the resort. The half-day event included a resort introduction and offered hands-on experience on making the macaroon from the pastry chef. Students also joined the ‘Bed Making’ and luxury pool villa standard set-up workshop from the resort’s housekeeping team and learn some tips and knowledge about how-to-make-the-perfect-bed for guests.
Mr. Simon Bender, Conrad Koh Samui’s Director of Operations said, “Young people continue to face challenging employment prospects, so it is more important than ever to make sure they receive information and advice about the options available and the skills and attributes they will need once they embark on their chosen careers. We are passionate about raising awareness of the opportunities the hospitality industry offers and we are delighted to be doing this through one of our biggest ever careers events across the globe.”
Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month is a part of Hilton Worldwide’s Open Doors commitment, which aims to positively impact at least one million young people by 2019 and better prepare them to reach their full potential. Anyone unable to attend an event in person can still take part in Hilton Worldwide’s digital “Career Concierge.” Those interested in learning more about careers in hospitality can submit their questions online via Twitter using hash tag #CareersatHilton, or through the form at www.hiltonworldwide.com/youth. This website will be updated to host a selection of the submitted questions, answered by a panel of Hilton Worldwide Team Members.
For more information about Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, please visit www.hiltonwordwide.com/youth. For information on job opportunities with Hilton Worldwide, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com/careers or contact Conrad Koh Samui’s Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org for job opportunities at this luxury pool villa resort.
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About Conrad Koh Samui
Conrad Koh Samui is a luxury pool villa resort located on the south western tip of the popular Thai island, designed to ensure each private pool villa enjoys glorious panoramic views of the Gulf of Thailand and its astonishing sunsets. Consisting of 81 private pool villas with one, two or three bedrooms, 3 innovative restaurants, 2 bars, a private wine cellar and destination dining, the resort provides the individualistic sense of luxury that Conrad has become known for. The award-wining spa combines international treatments and Thai spa techniques with distinctive design accents and world-class facilities to delight all of the senses.
About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Conrad Hotels & Resorts is the destination for the new generation of smart luxury travellers for whom life, business and pleasure seamlessly interact – people who know that the greatest luxury is the luxury of being yourself. A global luxury brand consisting of 23 properties across 5 continents, Conrad offers guests personalized experiences with sophisticated, locally inspired surroundings and connections to people and places around the corner or halfway around the world. Intuitive service is delivered with the Conrad Concierge mobile app that puts Conrad’s services and amenities at the guest’s fingertips, whether pre-checking in or ordering room service to customizing the room’s pillow options or arranging reservations at our locally inspired cuisine and spa offerings. Conrad is part of Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or www.conradhotels.com/offers. Learn more about the brand by visiting http://www.news.conradhotels.com.