Eleven trophies recognized and highlighted the initiatives and destinations that make this region as well known as it currently is.
A leading player in Lyon’s tourism sector, Vatel, whose Group head office is in Lyon, was once again requested to sponsor this second edition and to take part in the selection process.
And a highly emotional moment for Karine Benzazon, Vatel’s General Director, just a few minutes before she was to award her trophy: among the 42 schools in the entire world, the highest representative of the international hospitality industry had just named Vatel as the “Best Hospitality Management School”, in the 17th edition of the Worldwide Hospitality Awards that were taking place at the very same time in Paris.
- Charlotte Semay, a ‘96 alumnus and who is now Accor Group’s Rhone Alps Midscale Operations Director.
- Olivier Michel, from the class of ‘97, and who now manages Lyon le Grand Tour and N&M luxury transportation.