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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

The Youth Career Initiative celebrates it’s 5,000th graduate

Nilantha Sampath was announced as the 5,000 graduate of the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) at a ceremony in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  The YCI programme is a partnership …

Meet Reshma and Aarti

Meet Reshma who found confidence through cooking Reshma Kamble - Commis Chef at Pastry Department In the summer of 2015 Reshma …

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

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

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Overcoming hardship to achieve independence

Hong* grew up in a rural area of the Nghe An province in Vietnam in a Thai community. Her family had scarce resources, and her parents worked …

The Youth Career Initiative celebrates it’s 5,000th graduate

Nilantha Sampath was announced as the 5,000 graduate of the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) at a ceremony in Colombo, Sri …

Meet Reshma and Aarti

Meet Reshma who found confidence through cooking Reshma Kamble - Commis Chef at Pastry Department In the summer of

Meet Anis and Bilal

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

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

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