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Exclusive partnership between BCA & Intercontinental Ηotel Group

BCA-Business College of Athens was one of the first educational institutions to offer university degrees in International Hotel and Tourism Management in Greece. Ιt has established solid ties within the hospitality industry, and developed a comprehensive academic program, which provides students with extensive practical training at world renowned hotels in Athens and internships at leading tourism companies within and around the Athens area.

BCA and the Intercontinental Hotels Group, one of the leading global hotel businesses have agreed on an exclusive partnership regarding the IHG Academy. This new partnership complements the existing collaboration between BCA and the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel regarding the paid summer internship programs, which all BA Hotel and Tourism Management students are required to complete.

More specifically, students who have demonstrated excellent academic and work performance, during their internship at the hotel, are eligible for a position in the Academy IHG after their graduation, setting the foundation for a bright international career within the Intercontinental Hotels Group.

The IHG Academy is a global initiative of the Intercontinental Hotels Group which aims at supporting local communities, and providing participants with the necessary skills and actual experience of working in a hotel. It is worth noting, that the Academy IHG is one of the main pillars of the Strategic Corporate Responsibility initiative of the IHG Group, and through this program more than 10,000 participants have benefited worldwide, after establishing careers in one of the hotels within the International Hotels Group around the world.