Educational Institute Welcomes New Hospitality Training Partner in Northern Mariana Islands
January 17, 2014 7:05am
Orlando, Florida, January 2014-The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with its new hospitality training partner in the Pacific, Island Training Solutions, a full-service training company located in Saipan in the Commonwealth of The Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). The company, which conducts safety, compliance, and staff development training for businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations, will initially offer EI's Guest Service Gold training and Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP®) certification and START workforce development curriculum.
Tourism is the foundation of The Northern Mariana Islands' economy. The commonwealth is located between Hawaii and the Philippines and is a vacation destination for people from Japan, Korea, China, and Russia. While the area has long relied on a population of foreign labor to staff the hospitality sector, changing immigration rules made it clear that efforts were needed to provide skills training to local residents who wanted to work in hospitality. Jim Arenovski (pictured above with EI president Robert L. Steele III, CHA), owner of Island Training Solutions, explored various training programs before turning to EI, which offers globally-recognized training and certification.
"Island Training Solutions is proud to be able to offer certification classes through the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute. The residents, resort properties, restaurants, and tourists will all benefit from this internationally-recognized hospitality industry training that will help improve local employment and retention as well as improve the guest experience for our tourists who visit our islands," said Arenovski. He added, "Island Training Solutions is working with The Latte Training Academy, a non-profit group dedicated to tourism/hospitality education in the region, to seek and manage grant, scholarship and other funding opportunities to help bring these Educational Institute classes to NMI residents at a low or no cost to the individual."
To contact Island Training Solutions, e-mail email@example.com or call +1.670.287.7037. To learn more about EI's global partnerships, visit www.ahlei.org/partners.
american hotel & lodging educational institute
Contact: Elizabeth Johnson, Senior Public Relations & Marketing Manager
AHLEI Announces Partnership with Work4Stars; Will Offer Training Focused on Morocco’s Vision 2020 Goals
Hoteliers, Hospitality Educators Pursue Professional Certification in Philippines
AHLEI Publishes New Edition of Hotel and Restaurant Accounting Textbook, Workbook
AHLEI Expands Reach into Canada with New Consultant, Partnerships
Controlling Alcohol Risks Effectively® (CARE) Training Approved in Rhode Island
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute Honors Navy Lodges for Commitment to Professional Development and Certification
AHLEI Debuts Tourism Version of Guest Service Gold® Training for Oregon
University of Santo Tomas Honored as First Academic Certified Guest Service Property
Onslow Beach, Inns of the Corps Lejeune-New River Are Marine Corps Community Services’ First Certified Guest Service Properties
New Edition of AHLEI’s Front Office Textbook Shows Impact of Technology on Operations
AHLEI Adds Breakfast Attendant Training and Certification to START Program
AHLEI and OAS Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Boost Training Opportunities for Small, Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Americas
AHLEI and EUHOFA Sign Memorandum of Understanding
AHLEI Publishes New Edition of Revenue Management Textbook
Greece’s StudySmart is AHLEI’s Newest International Associate
AHLEI to Offer Certifications in Partnership with Lobster Ink
AHLEI’s Revised Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA®) Offers Modular, Online Content
National Restaurant Association, American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute Combine Forces to Focus on the Future of Hospitality
Hotel Industry Responds to Human Trafficking Crisis with New Online Training Program
AHLEI Partners with Slatin Media Group to Offer Disability-Focused Service Training
Please login or register to post a comment.