Nova SBE Westmont Institute of Tourism & Hospitality

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Graham Miller
Academic Director
Alexandra Ventura
Executive Director
Susana Atalaya
Project & Community Manager
  • Daniel Traça, Professor at Nova School of Business & Economics
  • Alyshia Mangalji, Westmont Hospitality Group
  • Graham Miller, Executive Director of the Nova SBE Westmont Institute of Tourism & Hospitality
  • Ruud Reuland, Former Rector of EHL School of Hospitality
  • Pedro Oliveira, Dean of Nova School of Business and Economics
  • Funke Okubadejo, Diretor, Actis
  • Amar Lalvani, CEO of Standard International
  • Carmen Hui, Diretor of
  • Luís Araújo, President of Turismo de Portugal
  • Chitra Stern, CEO, Martinhal
  • Simon Turner, Alpha Lodging Partners and NYU
  • Fereed Mangalji

Westmont Hospitality Group is a global hotel group with a significant presence in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The group owns and manages more than 400 hotels worldwide and has strategic partnerships with renowned global hospitality brands.

  • Associação do Turismo de Cascais
  • Turismo de Portugal
  • Discovery Hotel Management
  • SANA Hotels
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Pestana Hotel Group
  • IDC
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • PwC
  • Singularity University
  • StartSe
  • Nova SBE Data Science Knowledge Center
  • Nova SBE Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center

The Nova SBE Hospitality Student Club is Nova SBE's new addition to our community. It was founded in 2020 by students from the Master's in Management who have different backgrounds and common interests. It aims to promote the industry's sustainable growth by placing Hospitality as a key strategic tool for any business plan.

The club also promotes its members' development of individual skills so that they can be prepared to add value to any organization in service-oriented industries while bridging the gap between Nova SBE's academic community and the industry players.

WiTH Talks

Nova SBE Westmont Institute of Tourism & Hospitality talks aim to connect students with the world of hospitality, its daily challenges, and future strategies while providing valuable insights for planning and developing their careers. These talks and event are often open to all community members.

WiTH Talks are a joint initiative with the Nova SBE Hospitality Student Club and started in 2021, bringing to Nova SBE different experts and stakeholders within the industry.

  • Westmont Hospitality Group
  • Martinhal Hotels & Resorts
  • Infraspeak
  • Selina Hotels
  • Worten
  • Sander Allegro
  • Amadeus
  • Transformational Travel Council
  • Santander
  • CUF
  • Voqin
  • Mama Shelter Lisbon
  • ABC Sustainable Luxury Hospitality
  • Hotel Ritz
  • Hospital CUF
  • Guest Centric
  • Blockchain in Hospitality
  • UIP (Yo Hotel)
  • REVIEW PRO (Shiji Group)
  • SEAME Group
  • Evolution Hotel
  • Intercontinental Lisbon
  • Sander Allegro
  • Aethos
  • Mc Donald´s