Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

Lulla, making a career in Shanghai

With her Bachelor Degree in Event, Sport and Entertainment Management in hand, Lulla Hokholt ’12, from Norway, went from our charming Bulle campus straight to China where she put to use the skills and cultural knowledge gained at Glion to progress to a project manager position within two years, at Liquid Impact, an event management agency in Shanghai. In this interview, Lulla shares how she found her calling as an

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Good wine and good times with the Glion Oenology Club

Having solid knowledge of wine is a definite plus, whether you want to manage a fine dining establishment, or just want an interesting conversation piece for dinner parties. Although most Glion students will taste wine as a part of the hospitality management degree program, some students take their knowledge to a whole new level with the Glion Oenology Club. What is Oenology? According to the club leader, Marc Herbin, who

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Glion’s 2014 Year in Review

As we go barrelling towards the end of 2014, we would like to extend our warmest wishes for the holiday season and the New Year! A big THANK YOU to all our students, their families and sponsors, Glion staff and faculty, and our industry partners, alumni and friends, for all their gracious collaboration and support. Thanks to you all, we have more cool stuff to share than ever before. We

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The Night Hotel Manager

Hotels never really sleep, even when the guests are tucked away comfortably in their impeccable suites. And nobody knows the 24/7 routine of the hospitality industry better than Engin Bulut, ’07 Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality. We caught up with Engin in his latest position at the Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts Bosphorus hotel in Istanbul, Turkey where he is working as the Night Manager. In the seven years since he left

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Sport Event Management “Hat Trick” with UEFA

In honor of Glion’s growing collaboration with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), this Event, Sport and Entertainment (ESE) Conference was dedicated to the topic “UEFA Hat-Trick”. This second ESE Conference of 2014 was organized, as usual, by the students and faculty of the ESE program of Glion Institute of Higher Education, on the Bulle campus. What is a Hat Trick? A “hat trick” is what happens when one

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