FRHI Hotels & Resorts unveiled as Challenge Provider to the upcoming Young Hoteliers Summit 2014
Monday 17th – Wednesday 19th March 2014, In Lausanne, Switzerland
major partners for the 2014 Edition announced. FRHI Hotels & Resorts, encompassing the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts brands, have partnered as the 5th Edition Challenge Provider, this coming 17th – 19th March.
Summit. 29 international hospitality management schools & university will be present, with Cornell School of Hotel Administration, Heidelberg Hotelfachschule, Florida, Modul Vienna, and Surrey Universities joining for the first time. Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Dorchester Collection, and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts were recently confirmed as Royal Partners for the event. The much anticipated annual YHS Rankings is also underway, giving a unique insight into students' perception of hospitality brands as future employers.
As Challenge Provider, FRHI Hotels & Resorts is the main partner of the summit andpresents the delegates with the Creativity Challenge – a current HR issue of the brand on which the delegates collaborate to bring actionable solutions. This leads to the core objective of YHS, aligning the three major stakeholders -hospitality companies, students and educational institutions – to improve professional opportunities for young talent in hospitality.
Matt Smith, Vice President of Talent & Learning for FRHI Hotels & Resorts and PierreBotteron, Vice President, Human Resources for FRHI Hotels & Resorts Europe Region will co-present this year's Challenge Provider Keynote on the topic of change leadership & the employment experience.
The Young Hoteliers Summit looks forward to a collaborative, innovative and stimulatinganniversary gathering!
Friederike VON BUNAU
opportunities for young talent in hospitality. It is the first entirely student focused and student run hospitality summit, designed to reduce the gap between the key stakeholders – industry, academic institutions and students from leading hotel management schools around the world. Creating a platform for knowledge and idea exchange, networking opportunities and a friendly competition, it works to foster a dialogue on employment related topics between these stakeholders. Its flagship event, the annual 3-day Global Edition Summit, is held at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. YHS is truly a unique opportunity! www.yhsglobal.com
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