City Government Of Addis Ababa Occupational Competency Assessment And Certification Centre Commends Hilton Addis Ababa

This information originated in U.K. English.

October 19, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Hilton Addis Ababa has been recognised for being a centre of occupational excellence by the City Government of Addis Ababa Occupational Competency Assessment and Certification Centre.

At an award ceremony, which took place at Ghion Hotel last month, Hilton Addis Ababa was commended for sending the most number of its team for assessment and certification. Four hundred and sixty-three (or 100%) of eligible candidates in the hotel have been certified this year.

During the presentation ceremony, Mr Asheber Tekle, Director of City Government of Addis Ababa Occupational Competency Assessment Certification Centre said, "Hilton Addis Ababa has contributed immensely to the growth and transformation plan of the country through manpower development".

Haakon Gaarder-Larsen, General Manager, Hilton Addis Ababa said, “In 45 years of existence in the community, Hilton Addis Ababa has contributed immensely to local hospitality capacity building through training and development of our team. We are proud to receive this recognition and will continue to work diligently towards the development of talent for the rapidly growing hospitality industry in Ethiopia”.

The Occupational Competency Assessment and Certification Centre is the Ethiopian Government agency that assesses and certifies professionals in the hotel and catering industry in country. Candidates are assessed on their knowledge and skills in hotel operation. Successful candidates are certified to provide hotel and catering services. The process ensures that travellers to Ethiopia receive world class services in hotels and catering establishments.


Peter Idoko
Hilton Addis Ababa
+251 11 517 0000

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