Human resource deal set for hospitality sector

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2022 17:39

Students from Da Nang's Dong A University are employed by Vinpearl joint-stock company in the recruitment in 2022-27 deal. At least 10,000 students in central Viet Nam will be working in the hospitality industry in five years. — Photo courtesy of Phuong Chi

Vinpearl joint-stock company will employ 10,000 students in central Viet Nam to work at its national hospitality service chains in 2022-27, providing the human resources for the surge of the post-COVID-19 tourism recovery.

It’s part of the cooperation agreement on workforce education and training between Vinpearl and Da Nang-based Dong A University that will recruit 2,000 qualified students working at Vinpearl throughout Viet Nam from 2022.

Director of Vinpearl resort’s human resources and training section, Nguyen Thi Thuy, said the personnel education agreement had developed from the 5-star tourism vocational education programme between the two sides in 2018.

She said Vinpearl has been recruiting high-quality students from qualified education universities in filling human resources shortages in the expected fast growth of tourism in the coming years.

Thuy said Dong A University in Da Nang was our long-term partner in supplying the best quality graduated and internship students working at Vinpearl hospitality chains.

She said experts from Vinpearl who directly participated in the educational programmes at the university were seeking a high-quality workforce for luxury hospitality services in Viet Nam.

Vinpearl employed 503 students, of which 153 graduates will be working at Vinpearl Discovery Wonderworld Phu Quoc from this June from Dong A University, following the 2022-27 deal.

Former director of the Institute of tourism, Pham Trung Luong, said the human resources agreement was significant cooperation of a positive business-university partnership, creating a base for sustainable growth of Viet Nam’s tourism in the near future.

Chairman of Dong A University Council, Luong Minh Sam, said at least 6,000 students had been employed by domestic and foreign businesses in the sectors of tourism, nursing, automobile engineering, construction and information technology. — VNS

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