Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

Corporate Social Responsibility in Hospitality, a Glion perspective

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sustainability and green business are all integral to current business terminology. Managers have access to a huge number of studies that suggest consumer interest in responsible business practices. During the summer of 2014, Nielsen found that 55% of consumers are willing to pay more if a company is committed to responsibility, while according to Accenture and UN Global Compact, 27% of European consumers always or often note

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Alumna makes Forbes “30 Under 30” list making luxury chocolate in NYC

Making Swiss-quality chocolates in an American metropolis such as New York City is hard work, but Aditi Malhotra ’06 has attracted all the right attention with her fresh and innovative chocolate shop Tache Artisan Chocolate. She was even featured on the Restaurant section of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for 2014. After graduating from Glion Institute of Higher Education in 2006, Aditi continued her studies in culinary arts and F&B

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The Future of Luxury & Other Insights from the MSc Conference

On Tuesday, March 10th, Glion Institute of Higher Education hosted the MSc Conference “Luxury, the Art of Living” for the Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality Finance program. Held on the Bulle campus, the conference featured speakers from four luxury-related businesses and a networking coffee. This MSc conference presented luxury as a changing and growing lifestyle concept with a focus on innovation, consumers and careers. A huge thank-you and

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A GM’s Perspective on the Online MBA

As a hospitality executive with over 19 years of international experience, André Erasmus is an excellent representative of the Online MBA cohort. He came into the program with an extensive background in the management of luxury hotels and resorts, including 7 pre-opening projects – 3 of which were in China – along with rebranding ventures, and strategic business development. He is currently the General Manager at the Wanda Hotels and

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2015 Industry Trends

Judy Hou, CEO of Glion Institute of Higher Education, takes a look at the current state of the hospitality industry and shares her views on predicted 2015 industry trends. Hospitality Reaching Luxury Retail and Finance Industries According to Deloitte’s 2014 luxury goods report, the world’s top 75 luxury brands accounted for US$171.8 billion of aggregate net sales in 2012 and a compound annual growth rate of 14.3 percent (2010–2012). This

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