Joana Arvelos with 22 years old was one of the winners of the 1st edition of the Portugal´s Future Hoteliers Summit 2015. Represented Portugal for the first time at the prestigious School of Hospitality, École Hotelière de Lausanne, in Switzerland in March 2016.
Joana is fishing her degree in Hospitality Management at Universidade Europeia. Last year she did an internship at Lisbon Marriott Hotel at the Events Department during three months. This year, Joana did a Front Office internship at Sensimar Lagos by Yellow for two months.
Since Joana participated in Portugal´s Future Hoteliers Summit she gave a speech with her PFHS colleague Tiago Castro at the Escola Superior de Estudos Industriais e de Gestão and also did an interview for “Excelência Portugal”.
For the last two years Joana understood that the communication is very important in her professional life, this is one thing that she wants to explore in the hospitality industry.
In her free time she is an Events Promoter at Universidade Europeia, going to national schools promoting her university and giving advices to students to decide the best degree for them. She also do sports with the company of her two dogs and this was also an important thing in her life. To improve her communication skills Joana reads a lot of books about how to give the best presentations and also about the tourism business.