Help young people build promising futures

The hotel industry's global solution to youth unemployment

YCI enables the hotel sector to support local communities whilst building a pipeline of skilled and motivated talent to recruit from. YCI’s vision is for all young people anywhere in the world to have the same opportunities for education and employment no matter their background.

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YCI Lebanon launches!

“When I first looked into the students’ eyes, I saw a shy happiness shining from them. I feel that we will do a great job if we …

“Pain is just common sense leaving the body.” Terence Baker runs 100km for young people

We are so excited to tell you that Terence Baker, Senior Reporter for Hotel News Now completed his epic 100km …

YCI Cairo, Egypt students graduate!

“YCI is a big turning point in empowering disadvantaged young people in Egypt, those who are looking for

Agneta, YCI Nairobi, Kenya

  Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, Agneta is the eldest of five siblings. The devastating passing of

Join the YCI team to help young people in East & Southeast Asia build promising futures!

Opportunity: Partnerships Manager, East and Southeast Asia The Youth Career Initiative (YCI) is the hotel industry’s global solution

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Agneta, YCI Nairobi, Kenya

  Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, Agneta is the eldest of five siblings. The devastating passing of both of their parents not only left Agneta and …

Margaret, YCI Lusaka, Zambia

Margaret was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia, where she lived with her parents.  Sadly, her father passed when she …

Mai, YCI Hanoi, Vietnam 2015

Mai* was born and raised in Hanoi, Vietnam. Needing to provide for her family, she searched high and low

Noemi, YCI Cancun, Mexico 2017

Noemi was born in Cancun, Mexico where she lives with her parents, grandparents and four siblings. She loved

Guillermo, YCI Mexico City, Mexico 2017

With even fewer young Mexicans in work than before the 2007 economic crisis, Guillermo faced a bleak outlook.

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