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

Phuong, YCI Hanoi, Vietnam 2016

Before YCI, Phuong’s life consisted of the usual routines of home and school life. Born to a farming family, she grew up in the Thanh Hoa province …

Let’s celebrate YCI 2017! Enter the Winter Photo Competition

To mark another year of YCI, we're launching the Winter Photo Competition! The YCI photo competition is your opportunity to …

Reyna, YCI Riviera Maya, Mexico 2016

“Everyone and everything starts from the bottom, but you can become something big in the future.” This is

YCI Senegal 2017 launches!

We are delighted to announce that YCI Dakar, Senegal has kicked off! Six young people have started the

What does the future spell for youth opportunities in hospitality? Reflections on the 2017 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit

Head of the Youth Career Initiative, Scott Robinson reflects on the 2017 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, and

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Phuong, YCI Hanoi, Vietnam 2016

Before YCI, Phuong’s life consisted of the usual routines of home and school life. Born to a farming family, she grew up in the Thanh Hoa province …

Reyna, YCI Riviera Maya, Mexico 2016

“Everyone and everything starts from the bottom, but you can become something big in the future.” This is what Reyna, …

Vishal, YCI Jaipur, India 2017

Vishal was born and raised in Jaipur where he lived with his parents. He had to leave school

Radwa, YCI Cairo, Egypt 2017

Radwa was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. Bright and ambitious, she was keen to build a promising

Doha, YCI Cairo, Egypt 2017

Doha grew up in Cairo, where she lived with her family and two siblings. An ambitious and focused

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