Shaza Al Madina Hotel hosts college students

Sunday, March 3, 2019

SHAZA Al Madina is supporting talented Saudi nationals by providing learning and development programs in various departments of the multiple award-winning hotel.

“At Shaza we believe in contributing towards the betterment of society by providing local talents with a unique platform of learning and development where they have an opportunity to explore the ever-evolving trends and horizons of the hospitality Industry,” said Amjad Irshaidat – country general manager of Shaza KSA.

“Shaza training programs are a key part of our support for Vision 2030 and its goal to make tourism and hospitality a pillar of the government’s economic diversification strategy, as well as the Ministry of Tourism’s Vision 2021 of preparing Saudis to take the lead of the Tourism and Hospitality sector.”

In its pledge to develop local talent, Shaza Al Madina recently hosted three students from Al Madinah Female College — an Oxford Partnership college — where they completed 10 days of on the job training in reservations, front office and guest relations department. On their final day of training, Irshaidat took feedback and distributed certificates.

On a separate occasion, 25 students of F&B services from Madinah Tourism College were taken on an industrial tour of Shaza Al Madina Hotel. Warmly welcoming the group, Irshaidat emphasized the importance of employing local talents in the Kingdom’s hotel industry and outlined the career opportunities that are ready and available to explore.

The student visits complement the Shaza Kifah Program, which provides local Saudi talents with interactive opportunities to learn, develop grow and excel under professional training of by departmental specialists.

Set just outside the haram, Shaza Al Madina offers its employees a beautiful working environment, in which guests from around the world enjoy the unique Shaza experience that combines sophistication and location in effortless style, creating an intimate and discreetly luxurious ambience that makes Shaza the first choice of the most discerning travelers.

Shaza Al Madina embodies the very essence of the Shaza brand, which is renowned throughout the Middle East for offering true Arabian hospitality inspired by the legendary caravanserais stationed along the fabled Silk Route of bygone days.

Last year, Shaza Al Madina was honored by winning two prestigious World Travel Awards for the Best Luxury Hotel in Al Madinah and the Best Luxury Hotel in KSA for the year 2018. In addition the hotel achieved two high online rankings- Rank #3 on TripAdvisor and Rank #8.3 on — SG