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Top 7 Event Management Tools for 2017

Experts estimate that by the year 2020, 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet worldwide. For context, that works out to roughly six devices…

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How to trade your day-job for a hospitality career

Like sailboats that start out in the local port and waters, most of us start out our careers by staying close to what we know:…

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Blood, sweat and beers: a recipe for event management training

Once again, Glion students from our Event, Sport and Entertainment Management program participated in the production of the Matterhorn Ultraks Trail Run event in Zermatt…

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The MBA Applied Business Project: Q & A with the Director of Glion Online  

  Dr. Martin Senior, Manager of Glion Online MBA and Director of the GIHE Research Centre at Glion Institute of Higher Education, talks about how Glion’s MBA students apply their learning to help their own organizations through the applied business project (ABP).   Q: What is the applied business project, and what is its purpose in the MBA curriculum?   A: The applied business project is a capstone project—a substantial

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Lessons from the MBA in Hospitality: The key to successful innovation

Interview with Tony Chisholm, Area General Manager South Vietnam & GM Pullman Saigon Centre for AccorHotels, who is currently finishing Glion’s MBA in Hospitality online.   Tony Chisolm was no stranger to hospitality innovation and strategy. During the ten years since he first became a GM for AccorHotels, Tony had overseen the opening of two hotels in Asia. But he wanted to take on even bigger challenges—so when he got

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Glion supports sustainable tourism with Sumba Hospitality Foundation

After many years spent away from the hospitality industry, Glion alumna Inge de Lathauwer ’89 was working with charities when she learned about the catastrophic impact of poorly planned tourism development in some parts of the world. She decided to create a non-profit hospitality organization that would model the right way to develop tourism, and she created Sumba Hospitality Foundation (SHF). In 2015, Glion formed a partnership with the foundation

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Glion Life in London – Entertainment, Games and Culinary Delights

If you ask any Glion London student why they chose to study hospitality management in London, the answer is always something about London itself: “London offers such an amazing experience.” or”London has so much to discover and so many things to do.”etc.  The question remains: as students are very busy with academic projects, do they really get to enjoy London like they said they would? If these stories about their

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