Chawla Hotels

Chawla Hospitality Academy Prepares Seven for Hotel Industry

The Chawla Hospitality Academy, formed through a partnership between Chawla Hotels, Incorporated and the Coahoma Community College Workforce Development Center, has completed its second run.

Chawla Hospitality Academy Prepares Seven for Hotel Industry

Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4057 - Melody Dixon

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Mon May 13, 2019

Chawla Hotels

The Chawla Hospitality Academy, formed through a partnership between Chawla Hotels, Incorporated and the Coahoma Community College Workforce Development Center, has completed its second run.

The four-week course, which ran from March 25-May 2, 2019, turned out to be a successful endeavor for both entities and all participants involved. It included detailed training in various front-line level positions in the hotel industry. 

Training was offered free of charge to all participants who learned pre-employment skills, as well as Microsoft Office and CPR training. All that completed the four-week training received a certificate from the American Hotel & Lodging Education Institute as well as a CPR training certificate.

Positions covered in this training included front desk agents, housekeepers, quality control inspectors and also, technical maintenance personnel.

All seven graduates were guaranteed an interview with Chawla Hotels. To date, Chawla Hotels has hired 90 percent of those trained through the Hospitality Academy.

Chawla Hotels is the parent company for 19 hotels operating in the Mississippi Delta, with properties located in Clarksdale, Cleveland and Greenwood, Mississippi.