Jean-Armand FigeacFind out moreDear readers, I am a French hotelier of 26 years old, with a strong passion for the international luxury hotel industry. Fluent in many European languages, I focus on the F&B department of resorts and boutique hotels. I hold oenology diplomas from France, and am currently leading the culinary and service team of an independent hotel chain based in the [...]
Glion AlumniFind out moreI am a hospitality professional with my main field being in Food & Beverage as a Manager or Director. I have 15+ years of experience in hotels and various restaurant concepts in Greece and internationally. As a supplement to my career and wanting to progress into the upper levels of hotel management, I recently concluded the GLION MBA in International [...]
Glion AlumniFind out moreAfter being graduated from Glion, I joined the Accor group to start my career, first Ibis, then Sofitel, Mercure, All Seasons and few others properties managed by Accor in several countries (Saudi Arabia, Algeria, China and Thailand) during 13 years. In 2008, I have taken the role of Brand General Manager with Rotana in the Emirates to launch their mid-market [...]
Glion AlumniFind out moreI am a 31 years old Italian globetrotter who works in Prague as Front Office Manager at the Four Seasons Hotel. I am an avid tennis player and travel around the world to visit my friends. I was recently labelled as “Sophisticatedly arrogant European” (I totally take it as a compliment) and I am known for having attended more weddings [...]
Glion AlumniFind out moreAs you may know, I have just finished my management training in Djibouti, and as of Monday I will be doing a Sales Training at Kempinski Geneva before being assigned the opening of a Kempinski property at Al Khobar, East of Saudi Arabia, as Sales Executive. A bit about me: I am originally Egyptian though I lived all my life in Geneva, [...]
Angelo Tullio Valentino
Glion AlumniFind out moreBeing born during my parents’ summer vacations in 1986 on the breath-taking Amalfi coast in Italy, I have been traveling since my very first day of life. I have then lived, studied, and worked in very different countries, and learnt 7 languages. My hospitality career started after my first Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures (yes, I read Shakespeare before [...]
Alphonse (Alphy) L. Johnson
Glion AlumniFind out moreDuring my career as an international hotelier, I have mastered the following skill sets; leading the growth of international hospitality organizations, start-up of new brands, asset and concessions management, successfully negotiating hotel management agreements, international multi-property management and development, building effective high-service teams and organizations, leading hotel opening teams in Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Thailand and the U.S.A., renovations, take-overs in [...]
Glion AlumniFind out moreMy name, Eddy, may be well suited to the culturally-stretched individual that I am. Although born and brought up as French, my family has been moving about France, the UK and North Africa, since the 1920’s; three generations of travelers. One of my grandmothers could cook better “couscous” than “foie gras” and a lot of African paraphernalia was on display [...]
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- By Glion Institute of Higher Education on 17 April 2014
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- By Glion Institute of Higher Education on 27 February 2014
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