Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

Glion supports sustainable tourism with Sumba Hospitality Foundation

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

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Glion Life in London – Entertainment, Games and Culinary Delights

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

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30 Hospitality Career Tips from the Passion4Hospitality Conference in London

Glion London students had the pleasure of attending the Passion4Hospitality conference in London on March 13th in the company of Vivien Ivanyi, Lecturer and Business Development & Partnerships Manager at Glion Institute of Higher Education. This event focused on hospitality career tips given by leading industry professionals who have expertise in the areas of general management, recruitment, talent management, entrepreneurship and partnerships and who have themselves led exceptional careers. Putting

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What else can you do with a hospitality degree?

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,

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Fun in Switzerland: Winter Sports & Sledding

Switzerland is famous for its winter sports and one of the easiest and most accessible is sledding, or tobogganing. Its a great way to have some fun in Switzerland and it requires little skill. Our Glion Student Ambassador Zahra Madhar shared her experience in Leysin, on a ski and sledding day organized by the school. One of the best things about living in Switzerland “Living in Switzerland is a major

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