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"I would kindly like to welcome you all to this training program for new hotel management! I'm pleased to see that you are interested in our vacancies. My name is Christina Bergman: my family and I used to run the Emerald Forest Hotel, a nice and cozy hotel with 100 rooms. We are in urgent need of new management insights, creative ideas for our hotel! As you seem interested, we offer this platform and several social media sites to support you as the new management team. Using the search box, the top-right hand might come handy if in need of any information.
You, as well as a number of other candidates have the unique opportunity to show you can do better than we did in recent years. I and my staff will surely keep an eye on you and via social media. Coaches are trained to support you. I wish you all good luck in achieving profit and in your creativity!".
Want to see the promotion video? Check promo Emerald Forest Hotel or check all management teams ever running my hotel in the overview of all ideas, and concepts so far or pictures shot: just click here.
This platform is part of the extended management training program: "Emerald Forest Hotel". Interested in joining this concept of "real virtuality"? Look in joining the game. We are working on the latest release of the total of the simulation: version 5.0.
We are happy to hear that we might get new, innovative input from students at Rotterdam University of a.s. So a special welcome!
Hello John Moores University
Als in the UK we are getting support from students at John Moores University Liverpool. So a special welcome as well!
Competition in Breda at Breda University of applied sciences (Netherlands) has ended
Congrats to the winning teams, especially
- On profit Woody's Hotel (Amstelburg) and overall OceanHop Hotel (Kingsglade)
- On creativity The 7 Realms (Copenstadt) and overall El Corazon de Geopodo (Geopodo)
The after-movie will be available in another week. Pictures are on Flickr.
Recap of competition in Breda 2019:
Competition in Tallinn, Estonia has started!
The competition has started, good luck to you all! Go to the competition in Tallinn
What can this training do for you?
The Emerald Forest is a unique learning opportunity, offering the possibility to work on (business) management skills in a modern, attractive way, completely online way. The simulation consists of much more than just this platform and has been played by more than 10.000 participants.
The management skills to demonstrate should focus on:
- Creativity, commercial calculating, managerial capacities and promotional skills.
The Emerald Forest Hotel is an international management simulation with a strong realistic story-line combined with an attractive competition based on profit and on creativity. You can use the Emerald Forest Hotel simulation under one of our licenses: check Joining the Emerald Forest Hotel simulation
Each hotel get it's own private dashboard with results, each year, as in this example:
Competition in Breda at BUas (former NHTV) has ended!
Congratulations to all the winning teams. And especially to the overall winning teams:
- Creativity The Happy Otter
- On profit The Grammable Hotel
Pictures of the Final available on Flickr
Recap of competition in Breda 2018:
Competition in Tallinn at TuT has finished!
The competition in Tallinn has ended: thank you all so much for joining.
We've seen some true entrepreneurs and creativity. The Emerald Forest Hotel hotel is like a roller coaster: congrats to all teams who stayed aboard. But especially the winning teams
- Hotel Hunt
- StayWiser Hotel!
Both with a Grand Slam in the competition on entrepreneurship and creativity! Very well done.
We are looking for an international hotel chain to join the game as a sponsor. We offer you a modern platform which lots of linked media and an interesting group of users, mainly working or about to work in hospitality industry. Interested? Check the page sponsor.
A proud HSMAI member
Wednesday 29th of March at Amsterdam RAI the HITEC: Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference took place. This is in combination with HSMAI Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference. Emerald Forest Hotel staff has visited both conferences. We are delighted to tell, that we have been chosen one of the nominees for the prestigious HSMAI - awards. Though we didn't win we are proud of our nomination and special recognition!
What does the program look like?
Have a look at a short video recap of the competition in Tallinn:
Recap of competition in Karlsruhe 2017. Or check the long one 2016:
Have a look at a short video recap of the competition in Breda 2017:
Recap of competition in Breda 2018:
All new hotel concepts
All concepts that have been developed by the participants from over 20 countries in this management simulation are summarized on the page all new hotel concepts. Starting from this page, you can navigate to every new hotel concept.
Or check what other teams have done so far!
Release and copyrights
If you are using this simulation, be sure to read the page disclaimer. Be sure when working on this program that whatever you post, you are allowed to post that specific item without copyright infringements. The Emerald Forest Hotel simulation is actively monitored, but as the entire simulation is always "in progress", it is hard to oversee all of the changes and its impacts on all media. All postings are, for that matter, the individual responsibility of the editor of that specific piece of content, also on social media.
If, by any means, you ended up on this website and think that some elements of the content offend your rights in any way, please contact us and we will respond: emeraldforesthotel at gmail.com. For details on usage of the platform (IP) please check the page copyright on this platform or contact us.
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