On 2nd, August, 2015, Young Hoteliers Award ended with the exciting and impressive final round after 3 hard-working months of both the Organizing Committee, the candidates and the Jury.
Young Hoteliers Award 2015 is a the first contest in Tourism and Hospitality across the country for students living in Vietnam or abroad. The contest aims to find young, enthusiastic and passionate talents who want to develop Tourism and Hospitality industry. The contest has attracted 234 teams from over 30 universities in Vietnam.
After the qualifying round, the TAKE ON BOARD and the SPEED UP round, YHA 2015 has chosen 5 best teams to participate in the final round taken palce in Chacedony Hotel and Movenpick Hotel, Hà Nội.
There are 2 days in the final round. The first day includes 2 workshops, aiming to provide the candidates with useful knowledge about Vietnam's Tourism and Hospitality:
- Part1: Representative of the Organizing Committee – Mr. Pham Hong Chuong – Vice Presidence of National Economics University had a welcoming speech to all candicdates in the contest.
- Part 2: Workshop '' The Development Trend of Tourism and Hospitality" from representative of BHMS Switzerland- diamond partner and biggest sponsor of Young Hotelier Award 2015.
- Part 3: Workshop '' Way to create, manage and develop a successful project'' from representative of the jury – Mr. Lương Ngọc Khánh – director of H&K Hospitality.
In the officially final part, there are 2 main activities for the 5 best teams: Presentation and Debate.
In the presentation, 5 teams have to present, defend their ideas and answer the questions from the jury. The 3 highest – grade teams will continue to join in the Dabate part.
In the Debate part, each team will have to answer 2 questions from their competitors and at least 1 question from the jury. After 2 rounds, the first prize is belonged to The Playful Chicks with the idea to creat the website yourvietnam.com; which can support travel lovers with neccessary information about places with personal diaries and sharings. The winner will have the chance to visit Switzerland in 7 days and participate in a course of BHMS. There are also other prizes for the 4 other teams.
The final round ended with happiness. Young Hoteliers Award is now not only a competitive contest, but it is also a place that helps talented people to shine their ideas, make their dreams come true and support for the sustainable development of Tourism and Hospitality of Vietnam.