Posts by Colleen Monney

Is MBA worth it? – The value of an MBA in Hospitality

Interview with Giuseppe Napoli, General Manager of F&B at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester. In today’s global economy, where opportunities can come and go very quickly, is an MBA worth it?  It is, according to Giuseppe Napoli, who interviewed at the five-star Lowry Hotel in Manchester, and the Glion MBA in Hospitality on his CV made a difference. In fact, over the past 2.5 years of his MBA studies, Giuseppe

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The Luxury Brand Management seminar with Stefano Dominella, President of Gattinoni

Insights from one of Italy’s iconic luxury fashion brands Glion’s Luxury Brand Management specialization was built based on the criteria and advice of leaders from the luxury industry. As a growing number of brands were coming to recruit our graduates, the specialization was a natural next step to give the industry what it needs. As such, our courses bring leaders from the luxury industry to impart industry-specific knowledge through conferences,

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Tips for starting an event management agency

Interview with Alumna Zeenia Percy Master ’08 founder of Xenia Hospitality Solutions LLP Zeenia Percy Master comes from a business family, but she still had a lot to learn when she started her own event management agency and discovered some of the “untold horrors” of the business. After graduating from Glion in 2008,  Zeenia got into the entertainment industry in a round-about way and ended up launching her company, Xenia Hospitality Solutions LLP

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Five Must-Have Qualities for Hospitality Leaders – Q&A on MBA in Hospitality

Jacqueline Volkart already had an illustrious career in hospitality when she decided to enter Glion’s MBA in Hospitality and Service Industries Management program online, in 2010. Born in Switzerland, Jacqueline received her B.S. in International Hospitality Management from Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne in 1986. She has since held managerial positions at eight major hotels in three countries. After working for three years as general manager (GM) of The Ritz-Carlton, San

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Student life in Switzerland – Typical Events on Campus

Life in Switzerland consistently ranks among the best in the world for the quality of life and happiest citizens. It’s a country that offers an ideal mix of beautiful settings on the outside, and fun, culturally rich activities and individuals on the inside… just like Glion Institute of Higher Education. On the Glion and Bulle campuses of GIHE in Switzerland, our students lead a close-knit community life that enriches their studies

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