Vanessa Fraile

Vanessa Fraile

Part-time LecturerDesignation


Ms. Vanessa Fraile is a Lecturer and Student Counsellor at Al Rayyan International University College (ARIU) in partnership with the University of Derby. She is committed to assisting the students by offering them tailored support if needed, so they can use all their relational, emotional, and academic potential to achieve the results they want and obtain their degrees.
Prior to joining ARIU, Ms. Fraile worked for two years in an Educational institution in Qatar and in various companies in the tourism industry for about 15 years in Europe. Ms. Fraile was the Head of the International Department in one of the top five Spanish online tour operators and has worked at TUI Germany in Hannover in different management positions for over 10 years. Having spent her whole career in the tourism and business sector, she decided it was time for a new challenge when her family moved in 2013 from Spain to Doha, where her career in the field of education started in 2016.


  • BA in Management and Business Administration from Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain
  • Master’s degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from Miguel de Cervantes University in Spain
  • Currently enrolled on a Psychology degree

Areas of expertise

  • Teaching Spanish and Spanish for business.
  • Excellent people skills
  • Counselling
  • Mediation and resolution of conflicts
  • Negotiation skills
  • Extensive business process experience
  • Hotel contracting and supplier management
  • In- depth knowledge of Travel & Tourism industry