Saturday 19 June 2021

Only Teaching Hotel in Costa Rica Has Trained 250 Southern Zone Residents In Six Years

hotel-del-sur

Hotel Del Sur , Costa Rica is not your typical hotel. Located in San Isidro de El General (Pérez Zeledón) , 136 kms southeast of  San José, the hotel, owned by the Centro de Estudios y Capacitación Cooperativa (Cenecoop), is a “teaching” hotel.

In an agreement with the Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje (INA), Cenecoop, which has owned the property since 1982, is the only “hotel-escuela” (teaching hotel) in the country and in the last six years has graduated 250 in hospitality.

- Advertisement -

After 16 months of classes, students apply their knowledge in small mountain hotels and retail stores in Buenos Aires and Osa, in Costa Rica’s Southern zone.

A follow-up study by Cenecoop shows that 80% of their students continue with a career in tourism.

At the teaching hotel, students learn through practice the workings of the kitchen area, reception and housekeeping functions., among other things, of a real working hotel, with real guests.

At first classes were offered only to INA students, but over time, as traing program manager Andres Alvarez explains, they also now train future employees of boutique hotels that sponsor scholarships.

- Advertisement -

Although the Hotel del Sur is the only hotel-school in the country, Gustavo Araya, vicepresident of the Chamber of Hotels, explains that the INA has in place agreements with other hotels in the country to train students, but with little or no contact with actual guests.

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Internet speed decreases during peaks in service

QCOSTARICA - Ever wonder why your surfing on the Internet slows...

Companies covered up defective asphalt

QCOSTARICA - The judicial file of the Cochinilla Case, on alleged...

MOST READ

American woman found lifeless in hotel bathroom in Sabana

QCOSTARICA - A sad discovery occurred this Thursday morning in a hotel located in La Sabana, in San José, the lifeless body of a...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction June 16: 5 & 6 CANNOT circulate

Today, Wednesday, June 16, vehicles with plates ending 5 & 6 CANNOT circulate The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm,...

Southwest adds yet another route to Liberia, now from Denver

QCOSTARICA - Southwest airlines will add a new route to the Daniel Oduber International Airport, in Liberia, this time connecting with the city of...

Should the vaccination against covid-19 be opened?

QCOSTARICA - Six months after the start of vaccination against covid-19, will it be time to open the campaign to those who want to...

Rainy afternoons and nights this week in most of the country

QCOSTARICA - Characteristic of the rainy season, we will see rain in the afternoons and nights in the Central Valley, the entire Pacific coast,...

College of Physicians negotiates donation of a million and a half vaccines against covid-19

QCOSTARICA - This week there could be very good news for the country in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic if the College of...

Cynthia Ann Telles named new U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Today, U.S. President Joe Biden announced his nomination of Dr. Cynthia Ann Telles as United States ambassador to Costa Rica. According to the...

13 Powerful Home Remedies for Acne

Acne is considered to be one of the most common skin ailments on the planet, with a record 60 million people being afflicted by...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction June 15: 3 & 4 CANNOT circulate

Today, Tuesday, June 15, vehicles with plates ending 3 & 4 CANNOT circulate The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm,...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.