From the bell staff to the front desk to reservations staff, rooms division executives manage all of the rooms division staff with knowledge and skill. Rooms division executives possess skills in human resources, financial management, revenue management, technology, guest service, security, and rooms management. The Certified Rooms Division Executive certification provides industry-validated recognition that you provide excellent management of every aspect of the modern rooms division.
The CRDE certification can help you excel in your current position, move further toward your career goals, and show that you are among the best in your profession.
You can earn the CRDE designation if you are currently employed in an executive-level or management-level position in rooms division operation at a lodging hospitality company.
Candidate Time in Position: Current employment in a rooms division management position for at least one year.
The hospitality industry constantly changes, so hospitality professionals must continually advance their knowledge and skills. For this reason, certification designees hold their certification for only five years.
During the next five years, the designee must:
- Maintain their qualifying position within the industry
- Earn points by fulfilling activity requirements
Points are earned for:
- Professional experience
- Professional development activities/seminars
- Industry-related involvement
- Educational services