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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

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 for disadvantaged young people and those from rural areas. …

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 opportunities to …

Meet Ericka Macias who gained her independence

Meet Erika Macias who graduated from YCI Guadalajara in 2017. Ericka had moved from place to place in

YCI programmes invited to ‘snap their selfies’

YCI programmes, their students and graduates are invited to “snap their selfies” as the Spring photo competition goes

Meet Jefferson who discovered a love of cooking

Jefferson dos Santos graduated from YCI Rio de Janeiro in December 2017. Thanks to the programme this shy

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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 for disadvantaged young people and those from rural areas. …

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 opportunities to …

Meet Ericka Macias who gained her independence

Meet Erika Macias who graduated from YCI Guadalajara in 2017. Ericka had moved from place to place in

Meet Jefferson who discovered a love of cooking

Jefferson dos Santos graduated from YCI Rio de Janeiro in December 2017. Thanks to the programme this shy

Luis, YCI Mexico City, Mexico 2017

With thousands of people have fleeing from violent gangs in Guatemala, Luis sought refuge in Mexico. Leaving without

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