Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

ESE Integrated Projects for 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil 

On Friday May 8th our ESE4 teams presented their Integrated Projects (IP) at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne. The IP objective was to create a new event program focused on Culture, Education and the spirit of the Olympic Movement for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. These projects were developed with a long term perspective “format” so they may be repeated annually or on occasion for the future Olympic Games.

Continue reading…

Glion Alumnus Refreshes Family Business

John Paul Adamo Year of Graduation: 2001, Associate’s Degree in Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Management President, Owner & Executive Chef, Hockley Valley Resort and Adamo Estate Winery Glion alumnus John Paul Adamo brought an Old World approach to food and hospitality to his family’s business, the Hockley Valley Resort, turning the resort’s restaurant and pub into the ultimate culinary destination in Toronto’s backyard. Hospitality & Culinary Education John Paul began

Continue reading…

Inside the Luxury Brand Management specialization: Domus Academy workshops

After spending a few years in the 5-star luxury hotel sector, Alexandra Matyushkova studied at Domus Academy, Glion’s academic partner for the new specialization in Luxury Brand Management. Building on her foundations in hospitality, Alexandra learned new ways to apply her skills through Domus’ workshops that take real-life industry cases and ask the students to find real-world solutions for luxury brand marketing, design and management. Alexandra Matyushkova Nationality: Russian Graduation

Continue reading…

A Luxury Industry Internship – Mario Nurzia ‘16, Sales Assistant at Cartier, NY

Currently on internship as a Sales Assistant in Cartier’s flagship New York City location, Mario Nurzia reflects on how his hospitality training is contributing to his work in the luxury industry and his career prospects therein. He will return to Glion next semester to begin the Luxury Brand Management specialization for his bachelor degree in hospitality. Name: Mario Nurzia Nationality: Italian Semester 5, Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management   Mario

Continue reading…

From hospitality to entrepreneurship, a Glion alumnus story

Alexandre Tramontana’s (Class of 2011) story begins like that of many hospitality graduates. Coming from a family of restaurant owners, a degree in hospitality management was a natural choice for an ambitious young man from Monaco who fell in love with the Glion campus on his first visit. But it was the hospitality management courses that changed his trajectory by showing him another side of hospitality which goes behind the

Continue reading…