Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

Glion Online MBA: Combining Tradition and Innovation

More than 50 years ago, Glion Institute of Higher Education began a tradition of excellence in hospitality management education which now continues in online programs for professionals. In 1962, Glion Hotel School was just a small hotel management school. Using the traditional methods of Swiss hotel management education – hands-on learning, internships and management theory – Glion established a solid reputation for academic quality and professionalism. Over the next few

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Technology in Hospitality Education

Interview with Mr. Carlo Giardinetti, Professional Development Program Manager, Part 2 Using high-tech toys to engage students and provide industry insights, Mr. Giardinetti is innovating in the classroom and bringing the curriculum to life. As the Program Manager, he is responsible for leading the Professional Development courses which focus on the industry, such as The World of Hospitality and Tourism, Hospitality Operations Management and Principles of Tourism and Travel. We’ve

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Innovation in Hospitality Education

Innovation in Hospitality Education: an interview with Mr. Carlo Giardinetti, Professional Development Program Manager (Part 1) Using interactive teaching methods, Mr. Giardinetti is turning the traditional teaching model on its head and turning students into active learners. As the Program Manager, he is responsible for leading the Professional Development courses which focus on the industry, such as The World of Hospitality and Tourism, Hospitality Operations Management and Principles of Tourism

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Students with Start-ups – Part 1

Glion students are going into business before graduation. Entrepreneurship is a major focus of the Glion bachelor degree program, so it’s no surprise some students are going into business before graduation. Antoine de Preux, a French national who is finishing his dual degree (LRG-UAS) Bachelor in Hospitality in June 2015, surprised us in his student interview by mentioning his involvement in a start-up. His responses show that although it’s possible

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Glion Online MBA alumnus talks about personalized service

Glion alumnus Marc Reissinger is the Area General Manager of the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Resorts in Port Ghalib, of which InterContinental The Palace Port Ghalib resort won the “Zoover Highly Recommended” service excellence award for 2014. In this interview, Reissinger explains how the Glion Online MBA program has sharpened his leadership skills and how he inspires his teams to provide personalized service that meets the standards of the IHG

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