Marriott’s Maldives resorts introduce career enhancement programme for locals 

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Marriott International resorts in the Maldives has introduced KURIMAGU, a comprehensive leadership programme for career enhancement of homegrown leaders from the Maldives. 

The learning and development management programme aims to identify, enrich the skills, and nurture local talents by developing and providing opportunities to achieve higher designations through the development of leadership skills, and grow their career within Marriott International. 

“KURIMAGU embraces Marriott International’s core values of putting people first, pursuing excellence, embracing change, acting with integrity, and serving our world,” Marriott International said. 

The 12-month leadership program involves a specific nomination criteria and combines in-person and virtual sessions, self-paced e-Learning, insightful mentoring, engaging fireside chats with senior leaders, and conversations with industry experts. 

Participants will be mentored by seasoned hoteliers who will provide them with guidance, feedback, and support throughout their career progression. The programme also fosters a collaborative environment where the participants can share and learn from each other. Graduation is scheduled to be taking place in August 2024. 

“KURIMAGU underscores our unwavering commitment in nurturing Local Talents to reach new heights in their careers. By investing in their growth, we are not only transforming individual lives but also propelling the community forward,” said Emma Jones, Vice President, Human Resources Operations – APEC (excluding South Asia).

This transformative initiative is designed to enrich the Leadership capabilities of hospitality professionals within Marriott International resorts in the Maldives and beyond, further cementing Marriott’s commitment to excellence in service, guest experiences, and being a leader in the hospitality industry.”