The Saudi Gazette has reported that Dur Hospitality has collaborated in a number of training programmes to increase the appeal of Saudi Arabia’s hospitality sector.

According to the report, Dur Hospitality in its bid to draw more young national talent to the hospitality sector is supporting a number of initiatives that will provide Saudi nationals with the necessary skills to enter the country’s labour market.

Managing, developing and operating hotels and residential communities in Saudi Arabia, Dur Hospitality’s contributions to the programmes is part of its plan to attract more Saudi cadres and contribute to the localisation of jobs in the Kingdom’s hospitality sector in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, said the report.

Story continues below

One such initiative is the 'Tahseen Hospitality Training Programme', which was launched by Marriott International. The focus of the programme is to provide “young national talent with key elements of success,” Saudi Gazette reported.

Dur’s support of  the ‘Tamheer’ programme of the Human Resources Development Fund has seen a number of  Saudi nationals having on-the-job training  at the company and its hotels.

The other programmes that Dur are supporting  are 'Your Job and Your Scholarship Programme' and 'Employment of Dreamers' initiative, said the report.