R Hotels and City University College of Ajman (CUCA) signed a Memorandum of Agreement for internship and job placement of students graduating from the Hotel & Tourism Management Program at the college.
Managing Director for R Hotels, Sumair Tariq and CUCA President, Imran Khan signed the agreement during the Arabian Travel Market 2016 exhibition, where the college was invited to showcase its HTM programme at the R Hotels Stand.
Tariq commented: “At R Hotels, we constantly invest in human capital. This agreement with our academic partner CUCA further strengthens our resolve in attracting best talent of hospitality professionals to fuel our development plans”.
Speaking on the occasion, Khan said: “We strive for strategic relations with our industry partners. Alliances like this one, not only improve our students’ employability by providing them better real-world experience, but also give them better opportunities for permanent employment.”
Both organizations agreed to establish industry-academic collaboration in areas of students’ placements for internships and employment.
R Hotels currently owns and operates five hotels across the UAE namely Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman, Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman, Ramada Downtown Dubai, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham and ibis Styles Jumeira. The group has two more properties under construction – a resort and spa in Palm Jumeirah and a new hotel in Ajman Corniche.