INFocus – a collaboration between NTUC and jobsDB – aims to bring PMEs like yourself up to speed with the latest and upcoming trends in the employment marketplace and various industries through interactive sessions with some of Singapore’s leading employers. Listen, discuss and network with fellow industry professionals and experts to create and build greater exposure for your career development.
Staying competitive and employable in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
Tourist arrivals in Singapore hit historic highs in the first quarter of 2017, bringing about a strong growth in tourism receipts. Average occupancy rates for the upscale hotel segment also experienced an uplift of 5% in February compared to January this year, according to tourism board figures. The hospitality industry has also recently been given a boost by the government with the implementation of Hotel Industry Transportation Map which expects to create 200 new PMET jobs annually until 2020.
Join us in this informative session, as Mr Leong Jing Hui, Director of Sales for Centara Hotels and Resorts, share about the challenges faced in the tourism & hospitality industry and how you can prepare yourself to enter, remain competitive and employable in this dynamic industry. Particularly, get inspired on how he started off as a bell boy in a hotel to managing the sales and marketing of a chain of 45 Resorts and Hotels regionally today. Come join us to learn how you can emulate Jing Hui’s success.
If you know of anyone who shares the same interest, do invite them along for the session.
From an early age of 17, Mr. Leong Jing Hui had acquired a diverse set of experience from Hospitality, Hotel chain sales, Event management, Banking and Travel. Currently the Director of Sales at Centara Hotels and Resorts, he oversees the sales and marketing functions of its chain of 45 Resorts and Hotels in the region.
Prior to Centara Hotels and Resorts, Jing Hui worked in a regional events management company, where an integral part of his work involved proposing hotel accommodations and event spaces. His MICE and Hospitality experience were further developed during his time with Chan Brothers MICE & Travel which enabled him to work with important stakeholders of the hospitality and tourism industry thus, gaining full exposure to the industry functions.