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CHATA, CRA & Horecaf organize Island Job Fair 2022

WILLEMSTAD- March 2, 2022 – Opportunity to connect with jobs in tourism and hospitality.

 Yesterday, CHATA, the association representing over 250 members in the tourism and hospitality sector, together with the Curaçao Restaurant Association (CRA) and Horecaf, organized a press conference. Accompanied by CRA board member, Mr. Martin den Dulk, and Mr. Kenneth Valpoort from Horecaf, CHATA announced that they are organizing an Island Job Fair as part of the workforce solution in the hospitality and tourism sector.

The session started with a speech from the Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare, Mrs. Rutmilda Larmonie-Cecilia, on the importance of initiatives like this one that contributes to the solution to bring our local people back to work. Furthermore, the Minister expressed the Government’s support to this event and invited the public to visit the Island Job Fair.

CHATA’s Managing Director, Mrs. Maria-Helena Seferina-Rojas, elaborated on the current challenges in the tourism and hospitality sector in terms of workforce. CHATA’s priority is focused on recovery of the sector and the island’s economy in general.  For this reason and with the aim to contribute to the solution, bring the unemployed community back to work, connect them with the current vacancies in tourism and hospitality and improve the social-economic situation of our country, CHATA is organizing an Island Job Fair in collaboration with the Curaçao Restaurant Association an Horecaf.

The Island Job Fair will take place on Saturday, 19 March 2022, in the Royal Ballroom at the Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort, from 10:30 AM till 17:30 PM. Entrance is completely free and according to all social distancing rules and regulations. There will also be mini workshops during the event to help prepare the job seekers with valuable tips on how to apply for a job and much more.

Participating companies on this day are:

Dolphin Suites & Wellness At your Service
BNB Manager Curaçao & Coral Estate Dive Division
Kooyman BV Renaissance Wind Creek Curaçao
Mangrove Beach Corendon Curaçao All Inclusive Resort, Curio by Hilton Curaçao restaurant Association
Papagayo Hotel Curaçao Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort
Avila Beach Hotel Impacto BV
Baoase Luxury Resort Livingstone Jan Thiel Beach Resort
Dolphin Academy Toucan Beach (Van der Valk Resort)
Curaçao Public Aquarium  Amazing Cleaning Services
Blue Bay Golf & Beach Resort Strive Caribbean
Lions Dive Beach Hotel Institute for Professional Excellence (IPE)
Landhuis Vredenberg TUI

With this Island Job fair, the private sector offers opportunity, brings the job seekers closer and connects them with the various available vacancies. This way CHATA, CRA and Horecaf work together to contribute with job opportunities for our local community, improve our island’s social-economic situation and contribute to the solution to the workforce problem in the tourism and hospitality sector.

The above-mentioned organizations encourage the entire community who are looking for work, ready for a new challenge and wants to join the most dynamic sector to visit the Island Job Fair on March 19th. Take the first step towards a bright future. Prepare your resume so you can introduce yourself and connect on the spot with the various participating companies. More information on the Island Job Fair is available on the CHATA Facebook page and website, as well as CRA’s Facebook page.

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