Creating Opportunities for Youth in Hospitality

Global Youth Wellbeing Index: Inaugural index of young people's wellbeing around the world. View the Index
At a time when the travel and tourism sector, which employs 255 million people globally, is expected to generate 73 million new jobs by 2022, how can the industry leverage its size, scale and growth trajectory to create impactful and scalable solutions to support global youth employment? Download the Report
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New Index Finds That Majority of Youth Worldwide Face Challenges to Health, Happiness & Prosperity

Today the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and International Youth Foundation (IYF), with support from Hilton Worldwide, released a groundbreaking tool, The Global Youth Wellbeing Index, that examines the quality of life for youth in 30 countries. The Index assesses youth wellbeing across six interconnected areas: citizen participation, economic opportunity, education, health, information & communications technology and safety and security.

US News: Global Report Highlights Challenges Facing Youths

A large majority of the world's youth live in countries with lower levels of well-being, which were evaluated by education, health, economic opportunity and safety measures, according to a report published Thursday.

CNN World: How to help the world's youth

Brimming with talent and ideas, today’s youth – the largest and most connected generation in human history – are creating a new global reality, and charting an unprecedented course for themselves and their communities. They are defending democracy, promoting peace, and with an enterprising spirit, desperately wanting the opportunity to work hard, build a sustainable livelihood and live up to their potential.

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Case Studies

Career Stories from Hilton Leaders

Hilton Hotels & Resorts is excited to kick off Bright Blue Futures Youth in Hospitality Month. Throughout the month, properties from around the world will host activities that introduce youth to careers in hospitality, and we're eager to hear how your property participates.

Day of Job Shadowing

Hilton Columbus at Easton's Day of Job Shadowing initiative focuses on exposing people to careers in the hospitality industry by providing hands-on experience in hotel operations.

Hotel School Trainee Programme

Hilton Addis Ababa's Hotel School Trainee Programme (Ethiopia) grants hospitality students real-time exposure and training to careers in the industry. It also serves as a prominent recruitment tool for future Team Members.

Hilton Apprenticeship Academy

The Hilton Apprenticeship Academy provides people with the opportunity to learn the art of hospitality through hands-on exposure to a range of industry disciplines.

Apprentice Chefs

The Apprentice Chef's programme at Hilton Adelaide (Australia) focuses on preparing people with the necessary skills to be committed, talented and qualified kitchen staff.
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