The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba and the Aruba Marriott introduce its program FUTRX to develop future hoteliers

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Leading resorts; The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba and the complex of Aruba Marriott present FUTRX, an educational and practical pilot program aimed to develop future hoteliers as they acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the hotel industry.

Developed by Marriott International Associates, in collaboration with Educacion Profesional Intermedio (EPI) and the University of Aruba, FUTRX will introduce local students (18 years or older) to the Hospitality industry by providing trainings, tools and on-site experiences guided by Hospitality professionals.

From March until September 2022, FUTRX students will have the opportunity to learn about hotel and casino operations, leadership, and the Marriott International brand. FUTRX students will be meeting twice a week for theoretical and practical training. The program consists of 6 phases; each month students will be focusing on a specific area allowing them to develop a comprehensive understanding of various hotel departments.

Upon completion of the program, students will receive a certificate, obtain extensive industry knowledge, and have the opportunity to broaden their professional network.

FUTRX strives to ensure that this vibrant, creative industry, which is so integral to both the economy and the overall prosperity of Aruba, is recognized for the exciting opportunities it can offer for career progression.

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba and the complex of Aruba Marriott look forward to successfully executing an immersive and innovative program, and for local students to grow and thrive in the hospitality industry.