we are your global hospitality headhunters.

Global Boutique Hospitality Executive Search, Hospitality Recruitment & Private Staff Search & Selection Agency

welcome at courtesymasters

Since 1999, servicing the world of hospitality recruitment & executive search.

  • We create space.
  • Our direction is forward.
  • Adding value is our daily mission.

We love hospitality and strongly believe the human factor is key in any organization, especially in hospitality industries like hotels, (Michelin) restaurants and resorts, but also at private employers.

We are putting you in the driver's seat. We have local focus in a borderless world. We focus on the individual behind the professional, the team, the employer, the business partner and the supplier. Multidimensional.

We operate globally with offices in Amsterdam, Cannes, Den Haag, Firenze, Madrid and Monaco.

Contact us any time, at your earliest convenience.

Yours sincerely and with courteous regards,

United Courtesy Masters B.V.

Larissa Zwart


managing partner

"We create an environment where hospitality professionals can connect and share ideas while still maintaining strict embargoes on information to protect the privacy and interests of both clients: candidates and employers."

Excellent, courteous services


So you need a specialist? Since 1999, CourtesyMasters is your international hospitality headhunter.

executive search

Hospitality Executive Search by CourtesyMasters is something else. Sure you need discreet businesspartners, our approach is unique and effective.

Management recruitment

Recruitment of Management and Specialists in Hospitality is our daily business. People focussed. Talent measurement & development is key.

Private (management) staffing

So you have your private banker, ofcourse. Now it's time for your Private Recruiter. We have global experience with Royals, UHNWI & (Single) Family Offices.


Integrity, honesty, and always looking for the perfect match. Confidence in the candidates and always open for a good conversation.
General Manager, Hotel Chain, The Netherlands
Working with CourtesyMasters is a true long term partnership. They fully understand your company, need, culture and always go the extra mile to find the right candidate. Thanks for all you do!
CCO, Hotel Chain, USA
The approach of CourtesyMasters is refreshing. Solid. Discreet while transparent. It suits our values and we assure thorough processes in a competitive environment. We reach professionals and talent we normally would not attract.
Managing Director, Investment Management
It's rather simple and complex at the same time. CourtesyMasters delivers. Direct communication. Promise=promise. Long-term.
Director of Human Resources, Hotel Group
As we own a wonderful Michelin star Restaurant, also our Human Resources Management is key. With CourtesyMasters, we found a partner that is our businesspartner at all times, as together we develop and manage talent. Personally and business wise.
Executive Chef, Restaurant (Michelin*)

current assignments

CourtesyMasters is dedicated to hospitality professionals, candidates who truely love and breathe hospitality. Personal Development & Personal Career Development & Management is key in our daily business.

Due to confidentiality we unfortunately cannot publish about 75% of our executive search, management search and (talent) recruitment assignments. We invite you to browse and check our open procedures for job vacancies at our clients, searching the ideal candidate for employers.

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.

Mark Twain

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

Lao Tzu

There is no reason not to follow your heart.

Steve Jobs

“Choose a job you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life.”


"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop."


"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless."


"The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues."

René Descartes

"All that is excellent, is rare."


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We are your Boutique Hospitality search firm since 1999.