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 € 2,110 per month (Higher Education Guide 2019).
Revenue in the hotel and catering industry has been increasing for over four 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 2018).
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Successful in the hospitality industry
Leisure is big business; from a stay at a hotel to visiting a festival. The tourism and recreation sector is a seventy-sixbillion- euro industry in The Netherlands. In 2017, 17.6 million foreign tourists visited our country, and this number will increase in the years to come (source: NBTC). The Netherlands is also the leading nation in Europe when it comes to the number of conventions hosted here. The rising popularity of websites such as Booking.com has created a strong demand for professionals with knowledge of e-commerce. This is a sector with plenty of future potential!