There are many roads open to you when you earn your Hotel and Event Management bachelor’s degree. What about working as an event manager at Tomorrowland (ID&T) or as a banqueting manager at the Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand. You can also work as a hotel manager or organiser of conferences. Do you want to know more about your many options? Take a look at the career opportunities and read interviews with alumni.
Do you want to continue your education after completing the Hotel and Event Management bachelor’s degree? This bachelor’s degree grants you access to many domestic and foreign master’s degrees.
The starting salary for recent hotel school graduates is around € 2,140 per month (Higher Education Guide 2020).
Revenue in the hotel and catering industry has been increasing for over six years. That means employment opportunities have also been growing (source: CBS). The hotel and catering sector has one of the happiest professional groups in the Netherlands, so this is definitely a great industry to work in (source: HotelloTOP).
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Successful in the hospitality industry
Leisure is big business; from a visit to a festival to spending a nice weekend at a luxury hotel. Every year, it brings in roughly €82 million revenue in the Netherlands. More than 19 million foreign tourists visited our country in the past year and this number will increase in the years to come (source: NBTC). On top of that the Netherlands is the European country with the highest number of conventions. Websites such as Booking.com have created a strong demand for e-commerce professionals. A sector with plenty of future potential!