Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

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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Glion student enjoys internship with luxury auction house

At Glion, you won’t spend every day studying in a classroom – you will get invaluable work experience in some of hospitality’s most exciting organizations. BBA Hospitality Management student Aicha Hugelshofer’s internship has seen her work at world-renowned auction house Christie’s Geneva, handling responsibility for a range of luxury products.  Aicha, of Swiss and Moroccan heritage, received four different internship opportunities during her fourth semester. After conducting her first internship

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The Key Tech Hospitality Trends for 2018

Technology continues to play a big role in the hospitality industry. Customers expect modern, fast and efficient service, while the hospitality industry looks to technology to create slicker, faster and easier ways of doing things. In the world of hotels, it is especially prevalent. In 2018, there is a greater emphasis than ever on using technology to enhance guests’ experiences. Here are just a few tech trends that you can

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What qualities do employers look for?

Whether you are entering hospitality or another industry, the competition is always fierce. You have to ensure you have a range of skills in order to stand out from the crowd. But in this day and age, what qualities do employers look for? What skills can you gain that will boost your career potential? Soft and hard skills Modern employers will want you to lead rather than follow. They will

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