Help young people build promising futures

The hotel industry's global solution to youth unemployment

YCI helps disadvantaged young people flourish by opening the door to the world’s leading hotels.

We enable the hotel sector to support local communities and build a pipeline of skilled and motivated talent to recruit from. Our vision is for all young people anywhere in the world to have the same opportunities for education and employment no matter their background.

YCI NEWS & SUCCESS STORIES

Meet Reshma and Aarti

Meet Reshma who found confidence through cooking Reshma Kamble - Commis Chef at Pastry Department In the summer of 2015 Reshma learned about the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) …

YCI receives funding to become blueprint for tackling modern slavery

Survivors of human trafficking will be able to build a safe and secure economic future for themselves thanks to a …

YCI to launch new pilot projects to support people with disabilities into employment

YCI and Sightsavers are working together to develop YCI programmes that will support people with disabilities to access

Meet Anis and Bilal

Meet Anis who broadened his horizons Anis came from a small town called Kawar where luxury hotels felt

“YCI helps young people turn their lives around”

Kathryn Porter, Director of Youth Strategy EMEA at Hilton is a keen champion of YCI and eager to

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Meet Reshma and Aarti

Meet Reshma who found confidence through cooking Reshma Kamble - Commis Chef at Pastry Department In the summer of 2015 Reshma learned about the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) …

Meet Anis and Bilal

Meet Anis who broadened his horizons Anis came from a small town called Kawar where luxury hotels felt like another …

Meet Hector who discovered a passion for human resources

When Hector Plascencia came to YCI he was not currently studying, but was looking for a chance to

Meet Trung who became an entrepreneur

 Unemployment among young people in Vietnam is three times higher than the country’s average. It is particularly difficult

Meet Bhavesh who made his dreams reality

Bhavesh Gambhey lived with his parents in India, coming from an economically disadvantaged background. He didn’t expect big

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