Les Rencontres Vatel
Vatel organizes a day to reflect on the challenges of tourism in the digital age
Vatel Group meets in Tunis
An annual meeting for all Vatel schools, the International Vatel Convention hosted the Directors of the 41 Group schools in Tunis for three days of discussions and reflections.
An immersion into hospitality-tourism with the 10th edi [...]
The Vatel International Research Center in Hotel and Tourism Managementhas just published the 10th edition of its Journal, which targets research and reflections on changes taking place in the hospitality and tourism industries.
Eurhodip, serving professors and students
Eurhodip has federated schools and universities teaching hotel and tourism management, for nearly 30 years. In the association’s last board meeting, where Vatel Group is a key player, new approaches were set forth.
Who can manage a hospitality group?
Imagine that for an entire week, you’re managing a four-star hotel and a resort in the Indian Ocean: what an interesting challenge, one that our MBA students in teams more motivated than ever, brilliantly met!
Will a Vatelien soon be the best receptionist in the wo [...]
When she graduated with her Bachelor from Vatel Switzerland in 2015, could Florence Delhaise have imagined that she would win, just two years later, the Bucherer Trophy for the best receptionist? Of course not. On November 11th however...
Vatel celebrates Silpakorn University International Col [...]
Vatel Bangkok would never have seen the light of the day without its priceless partner: Silpakorn University International College, which has just celebrated its 15th anniversary. An opportunity to look back on the launch of Vatel Bangkok, in 2003.
Welcome to the most beautiful hotel in the world
What is it like working at the Chablé Resort & Spa, recently voted the most beautiful hotel in the world? Proud of this recognition, in love with her native land of Mexico, Mariana Argueta Chávez shares her passion for the hospitality industry.
Do, re, mi, Annecy
The daily challenge luxury hospitality faces? Philippe Gourgaud, a Vatelien, believes that you have to know how to continuously adapt yourself, invent experiences and bring them to life: this is what he does every year for the festival in Annecy.
The one who succeeded...
And what if Thomas Matteï’s years at Vatel was a TV series? He answers right away: Friends! And here’s a new episode: The one who... is now the Bristol Paris Sales and Marketing Coordinator.
Success in Tel Aviv !
A unique concept taking the best of both worlds from renting apartments and staying in hotels, the Sweet Inn startup is opening entities all throughout the world. At the head of her Sweet Inn in Tel Aviv, the Vatelien Dana Hamisha, tells us about her job.
Vatel, a global reputation
“My school has a great competitive advantage, its global reputation. When I accepted a job in Thailand, the director had heard of Vatel and my degree was a real advantage.” Verena Spelz, class of 2015, tells us about Vatel global reputation.
A Vatelien in Amsterdam
Like Francois Vatel did before her, Isabel supervises the banquets in one of the most beautiful hotels in the world. A 2016 alumnus, she tells us about the years she spent at Vatel, her job and her life in the Netherlands.
Both goals reached
"Working for the Accor group and if possible in Asia": this was the ambition of Clément Boyer, Vatelien class of 2015. His job today? Guest Relations Officer at the So Sofitel Bangkok Hotel in Thailand.
A Vatelien who is a magician with figures
Finance, Administration, Christelle loves these subjects so much that she decided to do the Revenue Management Specialization for her 5th year at Vatel. And the mathematical result: she was hired at the Marriott as their RM Analyst!
A new Vatel campus in Georgia
It’s now official: a Vatel School will be opening in Tbilisi and will open the doors to its first students in September, 2017.
From Sofitel to Sofitel
Frederic Ribault, a 1997 alumnus, is the Sofitel Buenos Aires General Manager and in charge of upmarket hotels for the Accorhotels group in Argentina.
Julie Roue’s jobs
Finances at the Plaza Athenee, restaurant services in London and now Human Resources at the 5* Hotel Banke in Paris... a Vatel alumnus can work in many different fields.
Alexis, an ambassador of the Parisian art of fine livin [...]
The French Maison Kayser company, exported to the USA, put Alexis in charge of opening its third shop in New York. After that, this Vatelien opened 2 other shops, before taking on the Network Manager position of the 5 shops in the Central Western zone.
A Vatelien in the Islands
After having spent three years in Saint Barth, Andre Kamin has now settled down in Polynesia: this young 28 year-old man is now the Restaurant Manager for a 5-start Relais & Chateaux hotel. Let’s have a look at this success.
Alumni tell it as it is!
Ten Vateliens from the 1994 to 2015 classes speak to us at work to answer the same unique question: how did your school help you to succeed?
Vatel receives the “Best Hospitality Management Schoo [...]
The most senior representatives in the international hospitality industry give Vatel the Best School Hospitality Award. An entire profession thus acclaims them.
A Vatelien figure whisperer
Classifying figures is one thing, but knowing how to interpret them and making them yield their information is another and that’s Arnaud Marin’s job, as the Revenue Manager for 6 hotels.
A Vatelien’ s travel log
Internships in Rhodes and in Cannes, a year in Vatel Los Angeles, working in Paris and in London: Virginie Vaillant’s Success Story is now boarding and will be landing soon in Marrakesh!
Emilie gives us her point of view on special events in [...]
A Vatelien who has lived in Catalonia for the past six years, Emilie uses her imagination to propose awesome events for her customers.
A 2016 International Convention filled with symbols
35 years old, 35 Campuses and the 10th Convention which took place in the new Vatel Bordeaux facilities, the Group’s first franchised School.
The greatest resume ever
Vatel Tunis and Vatel Los Angeles alumnus, Siera M’Halla speaks five languages and stood out in each of her professional experiences. She’ll tell us how she built her international and multi-skilled resume.
The Hollywood queen of special events
The Guest Relations Officer at a 5* Beverly Hills hotel and founder of her own special events agency, Siera M’Halla, a Vatel 2013 graduate, is now living the life she always dreamed of!
A Vatelien and a fork on the road to success
In the Table Arts family, Camille Mochon, a Vatel 2003 graduate, decided upon TheFork.com as the Key Account Manager.
Quality is luxury: how can we reach this?
Isabelle B, a Vatelien and the President of the leading quality measurement agency for luxury hotels, gives us her answer.
French TV shares Vatel Nimes students’ daily lives
Learning the skills needed to be a manager, quick employability, international careers... Vatel, the passport that gets you hired. See the video.
Hospitality: a field conducive to creating businesses?
After having spent seven years at GL Events and seven others at Accor, Thomas Garmier, a Vatel ‘99 alumnus, decides to start his own business in April, 2014. Here’s his Success Story!
He founded his own Revenue Management company in Martin [...]
A Vatel 2012 alumnus, today Jean Baptiste Tourtelot exports his job to Martinique.
A Vatelien who’s not afraid to get his hands dirty
Emile’s goal upon graduation: selling the bread his family makes on their farm. This success is a dream come true.
Vatel, an illustration of French know-how exported all [...]
TV5 World, in its documentaries on how different people all around the globe see France, chose Vatel Mexico for its Latin America broadcast.
Let Emilie take care of everything when you visit Barce [...]
After having spent five years in very different jobs in the most beautiful hotels in the city, at just the age of 25, Emilie Ehrmann Fletcher has become an entrepreneur, creating her own special events agency.
A Vatelien opens a Vatel Campus in Kigali
A young entrepreneur from Rwanda, Nicole Bamukunde is preparing the launch of the first Campus in East Africa. 1st Vatel Kigali intake: September 2015.
A second Vatel Campus opens in California
After Vatel Los Angeles in 2008, the second Vatel Campus in the US will open in San Diego.
Udai Singh’s road to success
Udai Singh, who came to France to study at Vatel, went back home to India where he is now the General Manager of a Paradiso Group hotel.
Four stars and not a cloud in the sky for Camille!
OKKO, a new hotel concept opened in France in 2015? Vateliens are already there!
Luxury, Hospitality and an Alumnus
Let’s have a look at the flamboyant success of a young Vatelien who is just starting a promising career: Martin Vitte, the Sales Manager at the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome Hotel.
Vatel Switzerland awarded
Hospitality professionals gave the Award for the Best Educational Innovation to Vatel Switzerland.