10 Best Management Colleges of the Year 2019

The Worldwide Business School Group in Hospitality: Vatel

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International Hotel and Tourism Management focuses mainly on contents that consist of business basics that covers tourism across cultural and social competence. Also includes leadership- and professional competence. Vatel is a company that trains operational managers and senior executives in this field of International Hotel and Tourism Management industries.

With 35 years of experience, Vatel has scaled throughout the world to convey the same internationally targeted courses to 7,000 students based on the tried and tested mixture of theoretical university courses followed by professional experience.

This concept has a provable track record: its 30,000 alumni work in the most beautiful hotels on earth and 80% of them work in the hotel and tourist management fields. Their jobs include, amongst others, functions of General Manager of a hotel chain or individual hotel, Hotel Manager, Sales Manager, Marketing, Human Resources or Financial Management, Public Relations or Special Events Manager, Auditor, Housekeeper, Front Desk Manager, just to name a few. As for the other 20%, they are recruited in other fields, especially in luxury brand management, where decision-makers are convinced by their skills and know-how.

The alumni make up a dynamic, strong and priceless network, both for students looking for an internship as well as for newly grads looking for their first jobs in a specific place in the world. Vatel, the 1st Worldwide Business School Group in Hospitality and Tourism Management, fulfills all conditions giving you an open-minded and global approach to succeed in your professional lives.

Chosen from over 42 prestigious schools, Vatel Group and its 41 Campuses throughout the world won the “Best Hospitality Management School” award in the 17th edition of the Worldwide Hospitality Awards last night on November 14, 2016, where over 1,000 international hospitality professionals met in the Opera Room in the Paris Le Grand InterContinental Hotel.

A Flexible and Open Curriculum

Vatel Schools have a five-year program. Students nonetheless can begin working after only three years of studies with the Bachelor Vatel, a State-certified degree which attests that specific hospitality related knowledge has been acquired and that students already have extensive experience. Jobs held by Bachelor Vatel degree holders include Quality Control Management, Facility Management, etc. At the end of the 2nd cycle, Vatel students find themselves working in jobs, after a 1 to 2 year trial period, such as Human Resources Manager, Chief Financial Officer, Marketing Manager, etc. The Vatel Curriculum is open to those holding an undergraduate degree in any major. The Foundation Year allows all students to obtain practical experience as well as operational management experience in the hospitality and international tourism sectors.

Certified State degrees with Vatel

Both Vatel under-graduate and post-graduate cycles have a degree recognized by the National Repertory of Professional Certifications in Europe. This certification was determined according to the following criteria:

  • A detailed description was written by professionals concerning the duties of Managers as well as the function of International Hotel Manager
  • The description of skills, aptitudes, and knowledge associated with this function
  • A list of jobs held and their level by at least three preceding classes

The Choice of an Entire Profession

The two contending schools were Hotel school The Hague and Oxford, competing against Vatel, the 1st Worldwide Business School Group in Hospitality & Tourism Management, who was declared the winner by the 1,000 professionals who attended the ceremony.

Alain Sebban, Vatel’s President and Founder, added that Vatel’s prestigious award was the fruit of its employees and faculty members, its partners who host students for their internships, as well as its 33,000 alumni who succeed in their careers and fly Vatel Group’s colors throughout the entire world. 35 years of close relationships between Vatel Group and its hotel partners.

Since its creation, Vatel has enjoyed close, positive and sustainable relationships with the largest international hospitality groups in the world. There are a myriad of relationships such as hiring professionals to be a part of Vatel’s faculty members, examination boards and Academic Board; hosting students for practical work and/or during internships in hotels; coming in to give lectures or conferences to students on its Campuses, writing case studies, or publishing articles in the Cirvath, etc.

The Leading Man

Alain Sebban, President and Founder: Alain has been part of the institute from the start and is sticking to it till the end.

“For the last 35 years, we have been preparing students for middle and higher management positions in the international hospitality and tourism industry.”