Hotel Hires 7 Employees Following Programme

May 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, the Bermuda Hospitality Institute and the Government of Bermuda today announce the successful conclusion of a Guest Room Attendant Programme held at the hotel, with seven of the participants hired by the resort as a result of the programme.

The two-week programme is a public-private collaboration between the Bermuda Hospitality Institute, Hamilton Princess & Beach Club and three Government ministries: Ministry of Education & Workforce Development, Ministry of Economic Development & Tourism and Ministry of Social Development & Sport. An additional optional, a week of practical experience was offered to those who wanted to participate.

The course taught participants about the fundamentals and theory behind housekeeping work and provided them with all of the information and skills they need to keep guest rooms clean, safe and well maintained at any Bermuda lodging.

As part of the programme, they learnt about standard operating procedures for guest room attendants and housekeepers, proper cleaning procedures for Guest rooms and guest relations and much more.

Guest Attendant Programme Bermuda May 17 2018

Following completion of the mandatory two weeks and a written exam, successful participants will be awarded a Guestroom Attendant certificate from the American Hotel and Lodging Association.

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club hired five new Room Attendants and two new House Persons from the class.

Tim Morrison, General Manager of Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, said: “We are proud to be able to support this important training initiative with the Bermuda Hospitality Institute and the Government of Bermuda. Guest room attendants play an integral part in our guests’ experience and we are proud to welcome our seven new colleagues to our team.”

Minister of Education & Workforce Development Diallo Rabain said: “Government is committed to diversifying training and getting work programmes up and running to ensure that Bermudians are adequately prepared to be qualified candidates for employment in all sectors of the island’s workforce.

“We are very pleased with the success of this programme, which is a fantastic career pathway to become accredited. We extend our thanks to the Hamilton Princess for partnering with the Department of Workforce Development to undertake the practical training for the participants”

Malika Cartwright, Executive Director of the Bermuda Hospitality Institute, said: “We are delighted with the progress of this programme, which has taught and inspired a new wave of Guest Room Attendants, who are a vital part of Bermuda tourism.

“They are expected to greet guests warmly and provide a first-class experience. We are grateful for the support of the Bermuda Government and Hamilton Princess & Beach Club who have made this course possible.”

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  1. Jus' Wonderin' says:

    So only 7 jobs added from all those people…guess it still failed for the PLP :/

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