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Top 5 Reasons to Work in the Hospitality Industry

I have a lot of acquaintances asking me what motivated me to pursue a career in the hotel and tourism industry. They would be better…

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Technology in Hospitality Education

Interview with Mr. Carlo Giardinetti, Professional Development Program Manager, Part 2 Using high-tech toys to engage students and provide industry insights, Mr. Giardinetti is innovating…

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A Hospitality Dream Job

By choosing to leave a traditional finance program and enter the world of hospitality, Kristina Shmarenkova’10 has met her own criteria for her dream job:…

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2015 Industry Trends

Judy Hou, CEO of Glion Institute of Higher Education, takes a look at the current state of the hospitality industry and shares her views on predicted 2015 industry trends. Hospitality Reaching Luxury Retail and Finance Industries According to Deloitte’s 2014 luxury goods report, the world’s top 75 luxury brands accounted for US$171.8 billion of aggregate net sales in 2012 and a compound annual growth rate of 14.3 percent (2010–2012). This

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Glion Faculty on Managing Destinations, Seasonality and Millennials

Once again Glion Faculty joined the series of panels at the third Adria Hotel Forum, on the 11th and 12th of February 2015, at the Sheraton Hotel in Zagreb, Croatia. This conference acts as a think tank for professionals from the field of hotel industry investment in Croatia and the surrounding region. Participating in panels at the forum were Henri Kuokkanen, Drazan Raguz and Dr Lyn Glanz, from the Glion

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Top 5 Reasons to Work in the Hospitality Industry

I have a lot of acquaintances asking me what motivated me to pursue a career in the hotel and tourism industry. They would be better off asking me to define the purpose of life or explain astrophysics, because there is no clear and certain answer to that question. It all depends on what a person seeks from choosing to work in hotels. Hospitality has history… The reasons are just about

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Glion Online MBA: Combining Tradition and Innovation

More than 50 years ago, Glion Institute of Higher Education began a tradition of excellence in hospitality management education which now continues in online programs for professionals. In 1962, Glion Hotel School was just a small hotel management school. Using the traditional methods of Swiss hotel management education – hands-on learning, internships and management theory – Glion established a solid reputation for academic quality and professionalism. Over the next few

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