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Accor - Vocational hospitality training programme

Hospitality Biz India: “Accor Foundation, which handles Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives of Accor Group, yesterday launched a vocational hospitality training programme for underprivileged children in New Delhi. This has been unveiled in association with HOPE India, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) linked with US- headquartered HOPE, an international NGO. Under the programme, Accor will train 35 underprivileged children in two hospitality courses - kitchen and housekeeping. The objective of this initiative is to develop qualified and skilled workers for the hospitality industry. This information was provided by Marie Caroline Bizet, Foundation Delegate-General, Accor Foundation. “Accor Foundation will facilitate training while HOPE India will implement the programme. Accor Foundation has earmarked EUR 25,000 for this programme in India. The group is planning to continue such programmes in other cities of India also in the near future. We are already running similar programmes in 35 countries worldwide,” Bizet added.”