This week over 160 international hospitality management students from top schools around the world convened at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne for the three day 3-day Young Hoteliers Summit. During the summit students unveiled their top choices for the best international hotel groups to work for and not surprisingly, the top companies are among those who actively recruit Les Roches Marbella students for internships, management training, and employment.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts retains first place as the most desirable Hotel Company Employer in 2014. Globally, respondents valued career and learning opportunities, as well as empowerment as the most important criteria when choosing an employer. The Global Top 3 are completed by Peninsula Hotels and Marriott Hotels and Resorts.
The Top 3 Ranked Management Trainee Program 2014 companies are revealed as Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, with Marriott and Swire Hotels coming in as 2nd and 3rd, and for Internship Employers Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Mandarin Oriental ranked First to third respectively.
The Young Hoteliers Summit establishes this unique ranking on a yearly basis, giving valuable insight into hospitality students’ perception of Hotel Company Employers. The 2014 Edition comprised of 78 schools, 99 nationalities and over 1000 responses.