Posts by Colleen Monney

Insights into Luxury Careers from a Visit to Hublot

What makes luxury careers so attractive? – A look at Hublot, Swiss Luxury Watch Company The Swiss luxury watch maker Hublot has an iconic design that looks like a “hublot” the word in French for the windows on a ship. Our visit to Hublot was like looking through one of those tiny windows, to get a glimpse of the magic that makes a luxury careers and a luxury brand truly

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15 Fun Examples of Glion Student Life

Life at Glion is anything but ordinary, it tends to lean towards the extraordinary. Our students like to take the best elements from the world’s most dynamic industries –hospitality, tourism, events, and sports — and bring them to life on and off-campus. Here are some examples of things that students do pretty much every semester, that’s every six months, if you can believe it. Holi Montreux May 20, 2017 –

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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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