Since Les Roches Marbella International School of Hotel Management was founded in Marbella, Spain in 1995, we have worked hard to educate our students to the highest standards of Swiss hospitality excellence, to be the best, and to lead by example. The hard work and unceasing dedication of our faculty and staff to train the highest qualified hospitality professionals has enabled us to gain recognition worldwide as the top hospitality management school in Spain.
The reasons are plenty, but there are three in particular that stand out as qualities that truly define why industry hiring-managers of luxury hotels recognize Les Roches Marbella as the number one school in Spain for an international career (TNS Global Research, 2013).
1. Our Students
Without a doubt the number one reason Les Roches Marbella holds such high esteem around the world is because of the talent and professionalism exhibited by our students and alumni. We are extremely proud to have over 3,000 alumni developing their careers in 54 countries around the globe. They can be found in the world’s best hotels in positions ranging from F&B Supervisors and Human Resources Directors to Directors of Operations and General Managers. Furthermore, at any given time there are 300 current students who are interning and training in luxury hotels in places like London, Italy, Dubai, Tokyo, and San Francisco. It is because of their outstanding dedication, achievements and lifelong ambassadorship to their alma mater that international hotel chains have taken note of their positive influence on the hospitality industry.
2. Our Faculty
Our faculty is a vital component to empower our students to strive to be the best in the hospitality industry. Every single member of the team is committed to bringing out the best in each student. One recurring point that students make is the feeling that their teachers and the school’s staff are like an extended family who are committed personally to each of them. In addition, the Les Roches Marbella faculty are extremely well qualified with outstanding academic credentials and extensive Industry experience. They teach with a passion for their subjects and instill confidence in their students.
3. Our Comprehensive Education
Les Roches Marbella works to provide students with an invaluable competitive edge through an academic structure that places hospitality theory in a practical setting. Our general education courses combine with specialized hospitality subjects to offer a unique set of professional and academic skills that prepare students to meet the challenges of this demanding industry. Additionally, the curriculums of our undergraduate and postgraduate programs are designed with an international outlook that takes into account the complexity of a global, cross-culture industry. With this combination of factors, our students are prepared to hit the ground running and in any part of the world when they graduate.
Additional recognition and honors of Les Roches Marbella can be found in this recent article by HotelierMiddleEast.Com: Top 30 hotel management schools in the world 2014