Tourism accounts for one job out of eleven throughout the world
Gain an international perspective and experience new cultures and languages.
Be part of a sustainable and constantly growing industry.
Travel around the world.
Enjoy a multitude of career options.
Become an entrepreneur and develop new concepts.
Access career opportunities in other sectors, such as finance and luxury goods.
The World Tourism Organization (WTO), is a United Nations institution. It is the main international organization playing a central and decisive role in promoting sustainable, responsible and accessible tourism. It is a global tribune in addressing issues concerning tourist policies.Vatel is an Affiliate Member of UNWTO
When they begin their career, Vatel alumni who decide to start working after their Bachelor in International Hotel Management, have operational middle management jobs in hotel chains: Front Desk Assistant Manager, Head Waiter, Restaurant Manager, Housekeeping Manager, Sales Assistant, Cost-Controller, etc.
Students graduating with an MBA in International Hotel Management are offered an open ended contract on average six month after graduation, in much larger companies. These types of jobs require more skills and managerial talents: Front Desk Manager, Deputy Restaurant and Catering Manager, Marketing Manager, Deputy Human Resources Manager, Revenue Manager, etc.
As soon as they graduate, Vatel students become Vateliens. They are hired at high-responsibility jobs all over the world as these hundered different stories about their careers prove
Class of 2014
Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, Thailand
Class of 2006
Paradiso Hotel Group New Delhi, India
Class of 2010
Senior Hotel Relations Manager
Egencia (Expedia) Paris, France
Guillemette NOTARANGELO DORMANS
Class of 2003
Hotel Metropole, Monaco
Ana SofíaDÍAZ DURÁN
Class of 2009
Mexico Tourism Board Paris, France
Class of 2016
DFS Group Limited, Singapore
All the major economic players in the hotel and tourism industry meet with our students at conferences, forums and symposiums. They offer internships to our students and recruit our graduates. This ongoing relationship means that, from their first year, our students are in direct contact with the professional world, and Vatel’s training programmes are constantly evolving with the hotel industry.
Hotel groups are omnipresent in the Vatel curriculum. Besides active participation, through hosting and training interns, they inform students about conditions in the job market, in particular by speaking at conferences organized each year.In addition, our Vatel Group executives participate in seminars and key events in the hotel and tourist industry: the Global Lodging Forum, Worldwide Hospitality Award, etc.
Hotel Heritage Relais & Châteaux, Belgium
Director, Talent & Culture
Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle, USA
Language of courses; English or French
Vatel Bordeaux, has 55 different nationalities. The 'Les Halles' Campus (Bachelor) and 'Les Chartons' Campus (MBA) have a 4* Ecolabel certified hotel and The Tables Vatel restaurant.
It is with great joy that we welcome our students back to Vatel schools. Of course, the virus is still around and so. we must all – cheerfully - respect the health measures put in place in our schools and training restaurants and hotels.Read more