STTAR Institute & Angelina Restaurants Sign a Cooperation Agreement


STTAR Institute and Angelina Restaurants have signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the aim of training and qualifying national cadres in the restaurant and café sector based on the needs of the Saudi labor market, which seeks to keep pace with the development of the tourism sector in line with the objectives of The Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

The agreement aims to unite the efforts of both parties in the fields of training and employment in the tourism and hospitality sectors in general and in the restaurant and café sector in particular, STTAR Institute invests its expertise in the qualification of national cadres through intensive training and the development of  skills required to enable them to work professionally in this vital sector, also it’s one of the leading institutes in the field of training in the tourism and hospitality sectors.

Angelina’s restaurant chains has also been known for its tireless efforts to raise the efficiency and quality of services, making this cooperation a rich opportunity to harness its long-standing experience in developing and qualifying national cadres to improve their level of careers through STTAR Accelerator, a program of the STTAR Institute that has achieved positive results in training and qualifying job seekers in the tourism and hospitality sectors by developing professional mentality and providing them with the necessary tools and applied skills that will support them to obtain sustainable job opportunities in the sector in accordance with the needs of the local labor market and in line with the best international standards._p0a9953

Mr. Salman Gasim, CEO of STTAR Tourism Institute, said: “This agreement achieves one of the most important objectives of STTAR Institute, which is to enable qualified national competencies to fill a variety of jobs in the tourism sector in proportion to the need of the Saudi labor market by training and qualifying young men and women to be pillars that help achieving the national vision of Saudi Arabia 2030.”

For his part, Mr. Mustafa Mohamed Shabib, CEO of Angelina French Restaurants, explained: “The Kingdom’s Vision 2030 has been keen to promote integration and cooperation between different sectors in order to achieve the vision objectives with the highest standards and efficiency, our partnership with The STTAR Institute is a strategic step that contributes to creating job opportunities for national cadres in the tourism and hospitality sectors in line with the Kingdom’s vision 2030 to develop the tourism sector and enhance its position in creating career opportunities and strengthening the national economy.”


AHLEI and National Restaurant Association Certify Swiss Hospitality Company As its Official Representative in Saudi Arabia


Swiss Hospitality Company signs a strategic agreement with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) and the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

With the booming of the tourism and hospitality sector in Saudi Arabia, this signing is to certify Swiss Hospitality Company as both organization’s official representative in the Kingdom.

Mr. Ed Kastli, Vice President at AHLEI, stated “It is with pleasure to have Swiss Hospitality Company representing us in Saudi Arabia. As one of the leading companies in the tourism and hospitality sectors locally, and with great reputation internationally, this signing will help us contribute to the noticeable changes that the Kingdom is initiating. Our interest in signing with leading companies in this sector is what led us to trust that Swiss Hospitality Company will share our educational and training experience in this sector; as they will benefit us with their experiences, education, and consultancy services.”dsc03342-copy

Mr. Salman Gasim, CEO of Swiss Hospitality Company, declared “We are honored to be the official representative of AHLEI due to its academic preeminence in the hospitality and tourism field globally. With AHLEI’s offerings, whether it is hospitality certifications or academic curriculums, and our experience in the hospitality and tourism sector, we will contribute in qualifying local cadres to meet the needs and requirements of the hospitality, entertainment, and tourism sectors according to the highest standards of professionalism that is certified globally.”img_3292-copy

The educational and learning institutes are highly focusing on delivering training and academic programs specialized in the hospitality and tourism field. This is to qualify local cadres to meet the international standards that will accommodate the growing needs for this sector. Saudi Arabia is developing and growing to become one of the favorite touristic destinations by organizing a group of entertainment festivals in different cities around the Kingdom, as well as developing upcoming mega projects that will increase the number of tourists in Saudi Arabia.