February 2018

Glion alumna launches personalized hotel booking app

Camille Gersdorff has enjoyed a career in both hotels and as an entrepreneur. Since graduating from Glion in 2015, Camille works for her family-owned hospitality group Maison Gersdorff, as well as co-founding new personalized hotel booking app Triptwin.  Setting up Triptwin began one lunch time when a colleague, and fellow Glion alumni, gave her a phone call. “Xavier [Rambaud] rang to discuss his idea of a personalized booking app, for people

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Glion to launch new wellness programs with expert team

The wellness industry has soared over the past decade. To reflect this, Glion is updating its current programs and launching new ones, highlighting the importance of this ever-growing industry. Mariana Palmeiro, part of a team of Glion experts leading these changes, tells us more in our latest blog. The rise of the wellness industry Defined by the Global Wellness Institute as “the active pursuit of activities, choices and lifestyles that

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Why events are so important to the hospitality industry

Events and conferences are a huge part of the hospitality industry, and are continuing to grow. Whether it be focused on music, sport or a luxury brand, events around the world are generating billions of revenue and changing the way businesses, hospitality organizations and resorts operate. A booming industry Meetings, conferences, events and exhibitions are a key driver of tourism destinations across the globe. In the USA, they generate almost

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Alumni gather for successful Athens event

Paul Chappel, Student Advisor and Faculty Member in Glion, was recently invited by Glion and Les Roches alumni to attend their gathering in Athens, Greece. He writes on the warm hospitality he received while in the capital city, and the tight community our alumni have created. Greeks bearing gifts When arriving in Athens, it becomes obvious that it is a culture built on hospitality fundamentals. From the street café owners

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Finding love at Glion

When you study at Glion, you make lifelong connections that stretch across the globe. However, sometimes these bonds are much deeper than friendships or business contacts. That’s certainly been the case for Irina Agapova and Matvey Shapovalov, who fell in love at Glion and have since married.  Both Irina and Matvey met while studying our BBA Hospitality Management course, specializing in Real Estate Finance and Revenue Management. The two met

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