Chawla Hotels

Chawla Hotels Announces Partnership with Coahoma

Chawla Hotels, in cooperation and consultation with Coahoma Community College, is proud to announce the formation of the Chawla Hospitality Academy.

Chawla Hotels Announces Partnership with Coahoma

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Wed Sep 19, 2018

Chawla Hotels

Chawla Hotels, in cooperation and consultation with Coahoma Community College, is proud to announce the formation of the Chawla Hospitality Academy.

The partnership of these two entities to form this Academy will result in a training center for developing front-line level employees in the hotel business: front desk agents, housekeepers and quality control inspectors, as well as technical maintenance personnel. The Academy will also work in developing individuals to work towards a career path in hotel management.

An official announcement of this positive workforce development news will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:00 am. at the Coahoma Community College Workforce Development Center.  The Center is located at 510 Sunbelt Drive, Clarksdale, Mississippi. Speaking at this huge and exciting announcement will be:

  • Steven Jossell, Executive Director, Coahoma Community College Workforce Development
  • Suresh Chawla, President, Chawla Hotels, Inc.
  • Shelley Cresswell Walker, Director of Emerging Brands and Innovation, Chawla Hotels, Inc.

Chawla Hotels, Inc. is the parent company for 19 hotels operating in the Mississippi Delta. The Chawla family has been in the hospitality business in the Delta since 1989.

Coahoma Community College Workforce Development has previously assisted with and implemented workforce training for the hotel/restaurant industry along with many other successful programs to prepare our current and future Mississippi Delta workforce.