R Hotels and CUCA sign job placement agreement
Aimed at students graduating from the college’s HTM program
Ajman, UAE (May 3, 2016) - R Hotels and City University College of Ajman (CUCA) signed a Memorandum of Agreement for internship and job placement of students graduating from the Hotel & Tourism Management Program at the college.
Managing Director for R Hotels, Sumair Tariq and CUCA President, Imran Khan signed the agreement during the Arabian Travel Market 2016 exhibition, where the college was invited to showcase its HTM programme at the R Hotels Stand.
Tariq commented: “At R Hotels, we constantly invest in human capital. This agreement with our academic partner CUCA further strengthens our resolve in attracting best talent of hospitality professionals to fuel our development plans”.
Speaking on the occasion, Khan said: “We strive for strategic relations with our industry partners. Alliances like this one, not only improve our students’ employability by providing them better real-world experience, but also give them better opportunities for permanent employment.”
Both organizations agreed to establish industry-academic collaboration in areas of students’ placements for internships and employment.
R Hotels currently owns and operates five hotels across the UAE namely Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman, Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman, Ramada Downtown Dubai, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham and ibis Styles Jumeira. The group has two more properties under construction – a resort and spa in Palm Jumeirah and a new hotel in Ajman Corniche.
About R Hotels
R Hotels is the hospitality management division of the Ajman-based R Holding. Established in 2008, the company presently owns, operates and manages five hotels across the UAE – Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman, Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman, Ramada Downtown Dubai, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham and ibis Styles Jumeira. R Hotels aims to grow its business by developing and acquiring new hotels in key locations, and establishing suitable franchise affiliations. The company takes pride in its professional and efficient management team and hotel staffs, and confirms its positive stature in the hospitality sector with its high-quality accommodation and facilities, matched by top notch service.
City University College of Ajman (CUCA) is an institution of higher education located in Ajman. CUCA received its license from the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR) in August 2011. It provides top-quality education for UAE nationals and international students that prepares them to compete in the global labor market and foster their personal growth. The College uses a wide range of activities for academic and professional development. All the academic programs offered at CUCA are accredited by the MOHESR. The education program at CUCA is based primarily on the U.S. mode of education with morning, evening, and weekend classes available. CUCA offers various scholarships and discounts with competitive tuition fees. The medium of instruction at CUCA is English, unless otherwise indicated.