There has never been a better time to launch a career in hospitality. Luxury tourism is at an all time high, the travel and tourism industry is growing steadily, and hospitality companies are hiring like crazy. More than ever, the hospitality industry is seeing exciting developments in technology and customer experience, leading to more diverse and specialized employment opportunities. All the signs point to hospitality careers being a good choice.
After many years spent away from the hospitality industry, Glion alumna Inge de Lathauwer ’89 was working with charities when she learned about the catastrophic impact of poorly planned tourism development in some parts of the world. She decided to create a non-profit hospitality organization that would model the right way to develop tourism, and she created Sumba Hospitality Foundation (SHF). In 2015, Glion formed a partnership with the foundation
If you ask any Glion London student why they chose to study hospitality management in London, the answer is always something about London itself: “London offers such an amazing experience.” or”London has so much to discover and so many things to do.”etc. The question remains: as students are very busy with academic projects, do they really get to enjoy London like they said they would? If these stories about their
Martina started her own communications agency. Years after her hospitality degree, armed with a passion for food & travel and valuable experience, she created her own ideal job. After working in the hospitality and events industries, Martina Peters (2000, BSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management) was looking for a better work-life balance. As a young mother, she wanted the flexibility to be available to her family, and still have a challenging,