Maelle COLLOT is currently Group operation manager for Otentic Host in Zanzibar.
Born in the French Vosges Mountains region, Maelle Collot graduated in 2016 with MBA in International Hotel Management from Vatel Nimes and as her very first job was hired as the General Manager of the Indigo Beach Zanzibar Hotel in Tanzania.
THREE HASHTAGS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
#ExploreYourself, #ExploreTheWorld, #KaribuZanzibar (Karibu means welcome here)
BEST MEMORIES OF YOUR THEORETICAL COURSES AT VATEL:
The Vatel International Business Game! An adrenalin-filled week where we all lived the game to the fullest and gave out very best to be able to be one of the winners!
BEST MEMORIES OF YOUR PRACTICAL COURSES AT VATEL:
My week in the sales department which was organizing a wedding at that time. I really appreciated taking part in this big day for the husband and wife and their guests.
YOUR BEST INTERNSHIP MEMORY:
The fourth of July celebration during my internship at the American Hospitality Academy in Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. France, Lebanon, the Netherlands, the United States... we came from the entire world and we all have fond memories of the end-of-the-internship ball that was organized in our honor.
YOUR JOB IN A FEW WORDS:
In charge of the daily management of the hotel and its personnel, as the General Manager I manage my operational teams (the front desk, maintenance, restaurant services, the rooms division, etc.) and draw up development strategies in order to increase turnover in our hotel and room occupancy rates. On a daily basis, I make sure customers are satisfied and want to come back and that my teams are working well together.
A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF YOUR HOTEL:
YOUR 2 MAIN HANDS-ON MISSIONS:
YOUR 2 MAIN MISSIONS IN THE OFFICE:
3 QUALITIES REQUIRED TO DO THIS JOB:
3 SUBJECTS TAUGHT AT VATEL THAT YOU USE EVERY DAY:
YOUR FAVORITE TIMES AT THE HOTEL:
When the sun rises over the Indian Ocean and having lunch of fish and fresh vegetables with my team members.
THREE THINGS YOU LOVE ABOUT TANZANIA:
TWO VATELIENS WHO IMPACTED YOU AND WITH WHOM YOU’RE STILL IN TOUCH:
Life at school, organization of courses, selection of internships, relationships with professionals ... to find out everything inside, chat with a Vatel student.
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