Browns Hotels & Resorts Launches ‘Futurekey’


A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Eksath Wijeratne, Group General Manager, Browns Hotels & Resorts and Tharanga Gamlath, Chairman, National Apprenticeship and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA), forming a partnership to up-skill and re-skill youth. Browns Hotels & Resorts takes pride in being the first hotel chain to establish a training programme, where participants are provided with an internationally recognised qualification in addition to being remunerated well above industry standards, allowing them to prosper within the hospitality sphere. FutureKey consists of a management trainee programme catering to graduates and an apprenticeship catering to school leavers.

FutureKey Management Trainee programme is a 2-year programme designed to give trainees exposure across Front Office, Housekeeping, Food & Beverage, Culinary, Human Resources, Finance, Sales & Marketing functions through the various Browns Hotels & Resorts spread around the island. Upon completion, graduates will be eligible for a management position within the organization in addition to a NAITA internationally accredited NVQ Level 6 qualification.

Browns Hotels & Resorts fundamentally focuses on two main pillars, Soft Skills and Leadership skills development for the above programmes.