Friday, 27 January 2012 08:44
The Failte Ireland Trainee Management Development Programme has been elevated to Degree status and will now be delivered by Tralee Institute of Technology.

The announcement was made yesterday by Sean O’Malley, manager of Education Operations at Failte Ireland during  a graduation ceremony for 18 trainee managers.

.Hotel Managers of the Future – Well Equipped for Challenges Ahead

Matti Reuter (left), who trained in the Clarion Hotel Sligo, was named Graduate of the Year 2011, is pictured with Sean O’Malley, Manager of Education Operations, Fáilte Ireland.

Students complete three years of rigorous on-the-job training and academic studies in Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) whilst employed in a hotel. The programme is a collaboration between Fáilte Ireland, the Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI), the Irish Hotel Federation (IHF) and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT). Tralee I. T. will now also provide this course.