Vistula School of Hospitality awarded its best graduates. This year’s winners of the “Vistula Compasses” competition were announced on April the 8th during the virtual gala accompanying Global Meetings Industry Day 2021.
In the Manager category, the award was given to Paulina Zawadzka, a graduate of BA studies in the field of Tourism and Recreation at the University of Economics and Information Technology (2011), who was the predecessor of Vistula School of Hospitality. Paulina Zawadzka has created from scratch the Sales Department for Conferences and Banquets at Crowne Plaza Warsaw. Currently, she is pursuing the position of its manager.
Aleksandra Dubieniecka was awarded in the Entrepreneur category. She is a graduate of MA studies in the field of Business Tourism at the University of Economics and Information Technology (2009). She started working as a kitchen assistant in the family business. Currently, she is the owner and manager of hotel and catering facilities in Ustka.
The jury appreciated the courage and consistency of the winners, energy, and perseverance, which they show in such difficult times. Their professional path and achievements prove their comprehensive knowledge and practical preparation as well as the high competencies they acquired during their studies. They are the best ambassadors of the Vistula School of Hospitality and can show others the way.
Vistula School of Hospitality appreciates people who are persistent, able to communicate, have enthusiasm and potential. These are indispensable features in the industry, which will soon be dynamically developing again, because there is a strong need for people. Of course, the pandemic leaves its mark, changes take place, but leaders can predict, see and use them.
The “Vistula Compasses” competition is aimed at Polish and foreign graduates of VSH and its predecessors. Its purpose is to select and honor people who have achieved significant success in the professional field related to the broadly understood hospitality, working in sectors such as tourism, hotel, and HORECA, the meetings industry, sports management, or other sectors.
The initiator of the competition, which is held under the patronage of the Polish Chamber of Tourism, is the Business Council of the Vistula School of Hospitality, which includes entrepreneurs from the tourism industry and industry journalists.
The partner is the Chamber of Commerce of the Polish Hotel Industry and MPI Poland, the International Association of Meeting Organizers.
Congratulations to the winners!
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