Founded in 1981 in Paris, France, Vatel is today firmly established as one of the world’s leading hotel schools with the mission to develop future senior managers of the hospitality and tourism industry.
There are 24 Vatel centres throughout the world delivering the same courses to 5000 students based on the right balance between theoretical university courses and professional experience.
This tried and tested concept has the approbation of the professional world as a panel comprising the highest ranking representatives of the international hospitality industry awarded Vatel in 2003 with the Worldwide Hospitality Award for the Best Training Program, and again in 2010 for the Best Professional Success and Best Educational Innovation. IFOP (French Institute of Public Opinion) also ranked Vatel as the top school in Europe for hotel and tourism in 2007. Vatel has achieved a graduates’ employment rate of 90%! This in part is due to the valuable industry network of over 20,000 Vatelians working in the most prestigious hotels around the world. Vatel is truly the gateway into global hospitality, tourism and luxury careers