October 2017

What Makes A MOF? – The Facts About France’s Finest Award

At Glion, we have a range of staff members with the title ‘MOF’ after their name, but what does it actually mean? MOF is a term used to describe the long-running award Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, which in English means ‘one of the best craftsmen in France’. In the world of hospitality and culinary arts, the MOF title is a prestigious mark of quality. Contestants face fierce competition, and

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Students Given Key Advice on Campus Health and Safety Day

On Wednesday 18 October, students at our Bulle campus were given valuable advice and information on safety. With the rise in car accidents in Switzerland, the increase in sexually transmitted diseases and various difficulties in health insurance abroad, students need to be aware of the threats and how to avoid them. The importance of striking a good work / life balance was also discussed, as well as ways to stay

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Delivering Luxury Experiences Today: Key Takeaways from Glion Experiential Luxury Conference 2017

Around 700 Glion students and luxury industry representatives attended Glion’s Experiential Luxury Conference to gain insights from luxury industry leaders. Held on 10 October 2017 at the CO2 in Bulle, Switzerland, Glion’s third annual Luxury Conference featured guest speakers from renowned brands in hospitality, luxury goods, gastronomy, art, wellness and more. Through presentations and roundtable discussions, these panelists shared their views on authenticity, passion, storytelling and traceability — and what it

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Industry Experts Provide Thrilling Insight at Luxury Conference

Representatives from a range of high-profile luxury organisations were on hand to impart advice to 700 students at the Glion’s Experiential Luxury Conference this week. The event took place at the CO2 Centre in Bulle, hosted by Georgette Davey, Managing Director of Glion Switzerland and Glion London. Luxury businesses are always under pressure to remain relevant. They face the challenge of creating products and services that inspire, while also remaining true

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Alumni Make Wise Investment: Managing a Leading Hotel Business

Mikhail Arnoult and Grisha Davidoff share a long history together. They met at Glion, where they studied International Hotel Development and Finance. While there, they learnt to work with people from around the world, as well as embracing the Glion spirit. After graduating in 2015, they both secured roles with CBRE Group, the largest real estate firm in the world. All of these factors have led to Mikhail and Grisha

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