Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

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 Hotel schools, on the other hand, are often seen as remaining very much the same as they were 50 years ago, an outdated perception that needs to change.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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Things to do in Switzerland in Winter

Switzerland offers an amazing array of winter activities for people of all ages.  We’ve put together this little guide of the things to do in Switzerland this winter, with many activities that are nearby the Glion or Bulle campus. Ski and Snow Activities Les Paccots, 20 minutes from Glion or Bulle “Les Paccots is a small holiday village in the Alpine foothills of Fribourg, it is an ideal place for

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How one Glion alumna is changing the hospitality industry

Glion alumna Marina Franolic is an excellent example of how one person can truly make difference in the global hospitality industry. After graduating from Glion in 2002, Marina abandoned the idea of a career hospitality and launched her career in real-estate investment and development. Years later, she returned to the hospitality industry, but not to work in the many hotels that had sprung up around Croatia. She chose a riskier path

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