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.
The Covid-19 pandemic has greatly impacted the tourism industry. Vatel Group has decided to provide hotels and restaurants with free access to its online platform of training modules, Vatel E-learning.Read more
As part of the 1st forum on the future of Hotel and restaurant sector, Henrich Fitger, a renowned architect, discusses the outlook of hotels from now until 2050: Smart objects will prevail, but counter-alternatives will also flourish…Read more
The protestant senior residence, Les Terrasses requested Vatel Nimes for its noon restaurant services on October 12 and 13 in the framework of the nationwide Blue Week event. The aim of this week is to bring generations closer to each other.Read more
Vatel Bordeaux will organise, on the 29th of November, in collaboration with Intercontinental Bordeaux – le Grand Hôtel, a 5-star dinner sponsored by Guy Savoy, in support of the AFEV student association.Read more
As part of the year of its 25th anniversary, Vatel Bordeaux organized a charity dinner on Friday 29th November 2019 to support the association AFEV Bordeaux at the InterContinental Bordeaux - Le Grand Hotel.Read more
The hospitality and tourism industry puts people in touch with an ever-increasing and constantly changing world, making it the only one of its kind.
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Currently in her 3rd year at Vatel Bordeaux, Sasha Santagati showcases the attractiveness of the city of Bordeaux. Its vibrant bar scene, renowned festivals and its proximity with the ocean makes it a top destination amongst young learners.
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Currently studying in my second year of International Hotel and Tourism Management in Vatel Bordeaux, originally from Besançon, I am happy to share my good plans in Bordeaux with you.Read more
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Vatel Bordeaux and Opinion Way undertook the 1st significant international survey, covering 3 1116 hotel management students from 96 nationalities.Read more
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Rida nous raconte son quotidien à l'école depuis la reprise de septembre.Read more
Geneviève Clastres, journalist at autrement.com, discussed the stakes, the advances and the prospects of sustainable tourism during the Futurum dedicated to the future of the hotel and restaurant industry.Read more
According to the findings of our latest survey, the future executives of hotel and tourism sectors seem utterly optimistic. They are aware of the challenges awaiting them in the future: robots and sustainable development.Read more
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The organic wine market in France is growing very quickly. In seven years, the turnover has tripled.
The 26th Eurhodip conference took place in Istanbul from October 16 though 20th, with the theme “Together, let’s build bridges.” Roughly a hundred participants from 25 countries and 35 schools attended this event.Read more
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