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Marco ten Hoor, Head of Stenden Hotel Management School

Marco is a hospitality professional pur sang who is known and recognised in the (inter)national hotel industry and in the professional field. Through his jobs as General Manager at the Stenden Hotel learning company and as Director Hospitality & Business Development at Hotelschool The Hague he has played an important role within Dutch hotel education during the past two decades. "I feel very proud and honoured to be able to make a contribution to the further development of the most international hotel school in Europe and especially on the development of employees and students in both the international hospitality branch and in the education sector” according to Ten Hoor.

Klaas-Wybo van der Hoek, Vice-President Executive Board “We congratulate Marco with his appointment. Partly due to his passion for education and in-depth knowledge of the hospitality industry we are convinced that Marco can make a great contribution to the hotel school Leeuwarden. We are confident that he will successfully position and expand the Academy both nationally and internationally. The 3000 students and 150 employees at Stenden Hotel Management School are getting an enthusiastic and inspiring change manager and a real expert. He will also create and maintain the connection with our international branches. The Academy's programmes are also offered at almost all our international campuses.”

The hotel school educates the future hospitality professionals in close cooperation with the professional field. Together they make an important contribution to a hospitable world. Ten Hoorn, as a member of the Advisory Councils of various branch organisations and board member / secretary of Buitengoed Fredeshiem, is closely involved with the developments within the sector. “Marco has his own approach and has a good insight into what students need in operational and management functions within hospitality and other service industries", according to Van der Hoek.