Luxury hotel brand, Hemingways Collection, has announced that it has launched a two year Management Trainee Program. The aim of the new program is help young and ambitious professionals build a successful career in the hospitality industry.

In its first year, the hotel will recruit four candidates; two from the hospitality training schools and two internal candidates. The successful candidates will initially be stationed at Hemingways Nairobi and Hemingways Watamu and will then rotate across the Hemingways Collection’s four properties in Kenya.

Hemingways Collection Group CEO Ross Evans says through this management program, candidates will be exposed to all aspects of hospitality management. This includes sales and reservation, meeting and events, guest relations and front office operations, housekeeping operations, food and beverage service and sales, kitchen operations, hotel accounting, and human resource operations.

“We are excited to launch our Management Trainee Program and offer young Kenyan professionals the opportunity to build a long and successful career in the hospitality industry,” said Mr. Ross Evans Hemingways Collection Group CEO.

“We believe that by investing in young talent we can ensure a stable pipeline of skilled human capital to support our strategic objectives and provide exceptional service and experiences to our guests.”

Hemingways collection of luxury boutique hotels in Kenya that includes: Hemingways Nairobi, Ol Seki Hemingways Mara, Hemingways Eden, and Hemingways Watamu. The first of the collection was opened in November 1988 in Watamu on the Kenyan coast, after which came the addition of the luxury boutique safari camp, Ol Seki Hemingways Mara, in 2012, and the opening of the Collection’s flagship property, Hemingways Nairobi in 2013. The hotel group took over the management of Eden hotel in 2022.