Fiji Marriott Resort 28 April 2022 – Through the Marriott Training Academy, Marriott International strives to provide opportunities and cultivate an environment that champions personal and professional development. Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay officially launched the program engaging prominent villages at Momi Bay through the Land Owners Community (LOC) on Wednesday, 27th April 2022.
This is an integrated program where Marriott Training Academy adopts a blended learning technique that encourages successful candidates to pursue a fruitful journey with the resort and achieve their ultimate career goals. Each individual’s learning will be self-paced and have the opportunity to select from the learning paths offered. Upon completing the 2 months course, the resort will offer certification based on a credit system to each associate.
Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay proudly launched the academy to engage with prominent villages which include Tau, Lomawai, Nakorokula, Kubuna, Bavu, Navutu and Momi. Na Tui Nalolo, Ratu Kini Vosailagi and Tokatoka Representative, Alipate Neilolo attended the launch formalities on behalf of the Land Owners Community (LOC).
“I am very happy for my people to be here and also grateful to Marriott for providing this training for my people,” says Na Tui Nalolo, Ratu Kini Vosailagi who is the Turaga ni Yavusa o Wai to the successful academy candidates seated amongst the audience. “Punctuality and commitment to your assigned roles to serve the company, local and international tourists, including the company investors is important. These key actions will result positively in each of your career growth.”
A total of 152 applications were received and 40 candidates were shortlisted to fulfil positions in Front Office, Food & Beverage, Kitchen and Housekeeping department. They will receive on the job training from skilled and experienced department leaders.
The program has further paved opportunities for the resort to give back to the people and their community by recognizing talent and helping to ensure exposure to driving a positive outcome for the young generation.
“As the resort resumes normal operations, we are excited to formally launch the academy which provides the local communities an entryway to join the dynamic hospitality sector.” General Manager, Silvano Dressino mentioned this at the launch. “I need your passion, I need your commitment and dedication for your future job placement in your desired departments.”
Marriott International Fiji Training Academy was first launched in 2019, putting people first as the founding philosophy which has made Marriott International a great place to work and nurture talent. Learning and Development have been a core focus in the Marriott career journey and are all about giving associates opportunities to thrive and succeed with a people-first culture, creative, departmental, and operational development to grow the capabilities of our talent.