Inês Arribança is 21 years old and was one of the winners of the 2nd edition of the Portugal´s Future Hoteliers Summit in 2016. She had the opportunity to represent Portugal as a delegate in Young Hoteliers Summit at the prestigious School of Hospitality, École Hotelière de Lausanne in Switzerland, in March 2017.
Inês is finishing her degree in Hospitality Management at University of the Algarve. Her first real work experience in Hospitality was at Conrad Algarve in the summer of 2015 in the F&B department, where her passion for hospitality started to grow. at first as a waitress and then as a hostess. This year she was a trainee in the reservations department at Conrad Algarve for three months.
Having won the 1st place at the Portugal`s Future Hoteliers Summit, she gave a speech with her PFHS colleague José Fernandes at the “XIII Congresso Nacional da Associação de Diretores Hoteleiros de Portugal”in Instituto Politécnico do Porto. Furthermore, during her academic period, she has been endorsing several academic activities as well as promoting her university and degree to schools.
Inês considers hershelf a highly sociable and strong-minded person, with eagerness to learn and to achieve excellence, and lives focused to further accomplish her goals in the hospitality industry.