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Behind the scenes in a 22 student department
President of the very active Vatel Nimes Student Services, Alexandre Combalat introduces her team to us.
MBA option palace
Back from when he started Vatel to his many internships, Jean-Charles tells us more about this perfect combination that led him into one of the most beautiful palaces in France: they day before receiving his MBA, he started work at Le Meurice.
How Manon sees special events
After a two-year technical degree, Manon Bouchard wanted to specialize in events management: she contacted Vatel, where, after her Foundation Year, she began the Events Management specialization.
A recent survey showed that nine international students out of ten recommend studying in France. Student in French Vatel campuses share how much they love the French Hexagon and confirm these figures.
Tour Vatel right from your armchair
The student residence, a meeting at the Brasserie, an IT course: Vatel Nimes opens its doors with a 360° total immersion.
Back stage at Vatel Nimes
From the classroom to the kitchens, internships to professors, a journalist from Campus-Channel explored Vatel Nimes and met its students: a multicultural campus you can discover in this clip.
Vatel partners with the Open Tourism Lab
The city of Nimes is forward-looking, having just launched an accelerator for startups in the tourism field. Vatel is a partner for this project: self-evident for this business school that trains tomorrow’s hospitality professionals!
I have different missions at each event
We teach management, nutrition, human resources and marketing at Vatel, without forgetting safety! The Events Management specialization asks a specialist in this field.
Maestro, let’s tour!
What better way to see yourself in the future than to have an insider’s visit on how a hotel works? A tale of a tour of an Adagio with a first year Bachelor student from Vatel Nimes.
What’s new in Nimes?
The Vatel Nimes Hotel has been completely revamped, after a three-year renovation period. The Vatel in Nimes application structure, this four-star hotel is a unique training venue, where students work with real clients every day.
Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome
Hospitality means welcoming people and Vatel students understand this better than anyone: a philosophy they apply during their training, but also among themselves, when new students first come to school.
They do their show and go...
Hosting participants in an international bike race: a challenge? A great opportunity to use the golden rule that each hospitality professional goes by: knowing how to adapt to what clients need.
A four-star first year internship
Alexandre Desmoulins did his first-year internship in the legendary Avoriaz ski resort. A winter season in the mountains, with a sense of community, autonomy and the pleasure of guest relationships.
Greeting guests, adaptation and innovation: daily challenges in the hospitality industry
With its Events Management specialization, Vatel invites professionals in the field, such as Sophie Pomaret, the International Clients Events Manager at Royal Canin, a subsidiary of Mars Incorporated group.
Responsibilities and managerial internship
Mathilde Taieb, a 5th year student in the Special Events Specialization, tells us about her internship in the communication department in the Sofitel Hotel in Marrakesh.
President of the Vatel Nimes 2017 Gala, Julian tells us about what surprises Student Services holds for us this year.
They’re in the finals!
Ranked in the first 10 out of 140 participants, three Vatel students will take part in the “Négociales” Grande Finale.
The Club Med at Vatel
David Lecomte, the Europe-Africa Villages Human Resources Manager, tells us bout his meeting with Vatel students.
Peninsula Paris teams at Vatel Nimes
Two professionals from one of the capital’s most luxurious hotels came to Vatel Nimes to meet students, present the Palace to them, and interview them.
Tours and secret passageways
Because 4, 3 or 2-star hotels are not managed the same way, Vatel Nimes students toured two Ibis hotels in town.
French TV channel, France 3, cameras investigate Vatel
So, what is the secret of Vatel’s success, the “Best Hospitality Management School” winner at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards? Two France Television journalists investigate...
Vatel internships: destinations and attributions
Do Vatel Schools propose internships to their students or do they have to find them themselves? Both answers are right! In Thailand for his third internship, Cedric Rinaldo tells us more about his 1st and 2nd year ones.
My Marco Polo year in Vietnam: Campus life
Her arrival in Asia, when she started school at Vatel Ho Chi Mihn, her connection with Vatel Nimes, Roxane Hamel tells us about her sophomore year in the exchange program.
My Marco Polo year in Vietnam: cultural and linguistic growth
Roxane Hamel, a Vatel Nimes student, tells us about the very tangible things she learned in her second year of school at Vatel Ho Chi Mihn.
On the road to being accepted at Vatel
As a Vatelien supported her when she was a candidate, a second-year student launches her blog to assist those who are applying to Vatel.
Lest we forget
Each year, about fifteen Vatel students have the possibility of spending a day at the Auschwitz-Birkenau national museum: three of them tell us about this trip and their relationship with this duty of remembrance.
Vatel’s oral exam
Each year, Vatel broadcasts on Campus Channel for a live oral exam by candidates looking for higher education: one hour of questions and answers live to discover Vatel from an insider’s point of view.
Back to Anatolia
Cem Verdureau studied at Vatel Nimes and then Vatel Paris, where he obtained his MBA with honors. This Valedictorian now has all he needs to take the family’s hotel over, a beautiful gem hidden in the heart of Turkey.
Collector! You’ll never guess what we dug up: a video of Vatel students dating back ten years!
Times are changing, Vatel courses too
A professor at Vatel, Chris Ward answers our questions on hotel management in today’s digital world.
2017 Graduation ceremony
Students celebrate their arrival in the large family of Vateliens and also their first jobs!
Who are the future executives in the hospitality industry?
In the 21st Global Lodging Forum debates, the young generation of hotel managers is the subject of many a conversation.
Duty Manager in one of the most beautiful hotels in Paris
A 2015 alumnus, Paul-Emile Guiard tells us about his best memories at Vatel Lyon and Vatel Paris, his job and Vateliens he’ll always remember.
What does a Vatel student learn in a week in the kitchens?
Vatel isn’t a school that trains Chefs! So why do we see students wearing chef’s hats?
Excellent Vatel restaurants
With a classification of over 9/10 as well as the “Exceptional Table” title, customer in Vatel Paris, Nimes and Lyon Restaurants are extremely satisfied and they say this on TheFork.com
Close-up of a Vatelien’s resume: her missions in France and abroad
Hired by Four Seasons in 2007, Maud Licari has visited nearly 50 of the hotel chain’s 104 facilities. She’ll tell us more about her trips abroad and what she does daily in her office in Paris.
Close-up of a Vatelien’s resume: her education
Formerly a Vatel Paris student, Maud Licari is now the Four Seasons’ “Regional Director of Sales.” She’ll tell us about her choice of studies and what she learned.
Close-up of a Vatelien’s resume: her skills
Regional Director of Sales for the Four Seasons hotel chain in Paris, Maud Licari speaks five languages and has more than one feather in her cap. Let’s meet her.
Close-up of a Vatelien’s resume: her experiences and advice
A 100% Four Seasons career and 100% in Sales. Maud Licari tells us about her jobs with this group and the great opportunities that this department has.
My experience as the Vatel Ambassador
In the interest of truth, Vatel has renewed its advertising campaign where alumni have their photos published in order to speak about their success. Julien Marechal, the fourth Vatelien to participate, tells us more.
Close-up of a Vatelien’s resume: her company
A Vatel 2007 alumnus, Maud Licari is now the Four Seasons “Regional Director of Sales.” She’ll introduce us to her hotel chain and its Parisian office.
What do they have to say about Vatel?
From the testimonial of a candidate to that of a Vatelien, without forgetting student interviews, Vatel TV investigates this...
Vatel replay on Campus Channel
Guest, candidate, student and now, an alumnus: Laura knows everything about Vatel and answers your questions in this video.
Are you proud of your School?
VOTE for Vatel to be recognized as the “Best Hospitality Management School” in the world for the Worldwide Hospitality Awards. You can vote until October 12.
The hospitality industry as a line of work, Vatel as a school, Paris as a destination and Human Resources as a job: Laura Benedetti, a 2015 graduate, has built a robust and coherent resume over the years...
Human Resources Coordinator at the Plaza Athenee
Welcoming, induction and increasing the skill sets of the 570 or so employees in a Parisian palace: this is the job Laura Benedetti, a 2015 Vatel alumnus, has.
Living the Biennial together
Battles between artists, experimental dances, a gigantic parade, etc. Just like courses at Vatel, the Dance Biennial is not just a spectator sport: you live it and experiment with it!
My daughter wants to work in hospitality and I support her!
Agnes Desmas, who manages a luxury goods clothing store, is above all, a mom. She’ll tell us how she supported the choice that her daughter, Alizee, who is in her fourth year at Vatel, made for her studies.
When a teenager and her mom meet a faculty member...
... this is a winning trio! Find out more here about why Alizee and her mom, Agnes, love the Vatel curriculum.
My daughter has grown up!
After having studied for four years at Vatel and four years of professional experiences, Agnes Desmas is proud to see how her daughter, Alizee, has changed, from a student into a real professional.
4 alumni from 4 French Schools working in the same hotel
You find Vateliens wherever you go! The testimonial of the Radisson Blu Nantes Hotel Director will tell you more here...
London: A Vatelien’s great tips
Have you planned to go to England? Your tour guide’s name will be Yannick Godfrind. He’s a Vatel Nimes alumnus and has worked for over two years as the Duty Manager in a five-star hotel in London. Let’s follow him...
“A management auditor doesn’t just do audits”
Let’s meet Emmanuelle Bachelier, a 2015 alumnus and the Purchasing Comptroller at the legendary Crillon Hotel.
Vateliens, ambassadors of the Vatel spirit
Curiosity, humility, team spirit... A Vatelien shares his commitment to values his school transmitted to him.
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 world?
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 students take on the Eurhodip Start-Up Challenge
With the Eurhodip Start-Up Challenge, international teams of students compete to imagine tomorrow’s hospitality and tourism industries. Let's discover this experience of creative brainstorming with Vatel students.
In the heart of human resources
A 2015 alumnus, Charlotte Thouroude always knew that human resources was her thing.Preparing the reopening of the legendary Hotel de Crillon? A long-term challenge, but also a true opportunity for this young lady.
Vatel celebrates Silpakorn University International College’s 15th anniversary
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.
Transatlantic is chic
His entrepreneurial spirit is what led Moise Sfez to Vatel. Three years later, his dreams have come true with a concept that revamps American lobster rolls and one that promotes the Vatel spirit: passion, transmission and innovation.
Ten good reasons to leave with Marco Polo
A traveler - salesman - ambassador, Marco Polo introduced Asia, at that time nearly unknown, to Europe. This inspirational fate has given its name to Vatel’s international exchange program, where students can study at another Vatel campus for a year.
Around the tables in Jordan
The Rodeo Grill Specialty Outlet Manager at the Rotana Hotel in Amman, Jordan, Peter Abdel Massih loves this job where he uses his managerial know-how in a field he enjoys: gastronomy from the entire world.
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.
Camille Oliva, a Champs-Elysees headhunter
A Vatel 2014 alumnus, today Camille Oliva heads the Marriott Group’s Training & Recruitment department at their Paris pilot hotel.
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.
Vateliens: a huge global family
With many different exciting careers, Vatel alumni make up a huge international network. Committed to their school and its values, they like hosting Vatel students for their internships.
Professionals partners speak about Vatel
Yves Mudry, who has been the Sofitel So Bangkok director for the past three years, speaks about how he worked closely with Vatel when he was in Thailand.
“Promoting my country as a destination for tourists“
Ana Sofia, a Mexican and Vatel France 2009 alumnus, transformed her final internship into her first job and then climbed the corporate ladder until she reached the position of Deputy Director of the Paris Office at Mexico Tourism Board
MBA option palace
Back from when he started Vatel to his many internships, Jean-Charles tells us more about this perfect combination that led him into one of the most beautiful palaces in France: Le Meurice Hotel, Paris.Learn more
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