Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

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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Top 7 Event Management Tools for 2017

Experts estimate that by the year 2020, 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet worldwide. For context, that works out to roughly six devices per individual. On any given day, there are over a thousand new apps released, and an estimated 73% of those applications are free. Tech solutions are fast becoming the easier, and cheaper alternative for businesses to get things done. For a business to be at it’s

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Glion partners to launch Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards

We are pleased to announce that Glion Institute of Higher Education is partnering with a leading online publisher and events organizer, International Hospitality Media (IHM) and guest feedback and online reputation management specialist GuestRevu to launch a set of awards that will be presented at an awards ceremony held at the 2017 Boutique and Lifestyle Hotel Summit in London on May 22/23. This event is usually attended by more than 250 key

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Can a hotel school really prepare students for the future?

The hospitality industry is changing quickly led by new technology and evolving consumer behaviors, and the same is true for practically every other industry. Hotel schools, on the other hand, are often seen as remaining very much the same as they were 50 years ago, an outdated perception that needs to change. More than a traditional university environment, hospitality management schools – which used to be known as simply “hotel

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