Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

UEFA partners with Glion

Last week Glion welcomed Thomas Junod, Education and Universities Manager, and Damaris Papoutsakis VIP Services Manager of UEFA onto the Bulle campus to discuss collaboration on academic projects in a gradual run up to EURO 2016. The projects will be carried out by post-graduate ESE students with the focus initially being on exploring the E-guest experience and VIP cultural programs at tournament locations. Michelle Wells, ESE Program Manager said “Having

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Building a future for women in hospitality

This week, the Women in Hospitality and Tourism in Asia Conference will take place in Singapore.  Judy Hou, CEO of Glion Institute of Higher Education, will be a guest speaker at this conference that addresses the issue of how to  train, empower, employ, promote and retain women in the hospitality industry. The issue of women’s equality is sometimes overlooked in modern organizations, but it remains very pertinent for future hospitality

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Glion Faculty and past students present at the Adria Hotel Forum, Croatia

Glion was strongly represented at the recent Adria Hotel Forum in Croatia. The Forum is a series of roundtables and panels that brings together leading hotel chains, hotel owners and managers, as well as professionals from the field of hotel industry investment. Past Glion student, Marina Franolic is founder of the Hotel Forum. She is pictured here interviewing Darko Lorencin, Minister for Tourism at the conference. Minister Lorencin said that half of

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Online MBA student, Girish Sehgal, organises the launch of the Falaknuma Festival, India

On February 4th, The Taj Falaknuma Palace saw a spectacular evening when HH Princess Esra along with The Taj Group of Hotels unveiled the ‘Falaknuma Festival’- an orchestra of the best of everything – recreating the romance of princely India with customized experiences and a range of bespoke unforgettable moments. Online GIHE MBA student, Girish Sehgal who is also the General Manager of Taj Falaknuma Palace  said “The Falaknuma Festival recreates

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Glion alumna decorated with her first Michelin star

Jessica Chelala, manager of La Pomme d’Api and Glion alumna, has just been awarded a highly-coveted Michelin star. Following graduation from her Bachelor in Hospitality Management and Tourism at Glion Institute of Higher Education in 2003, Jessica worked in international hotels before taking the lead at La Pomme d’Api in Saint-Pol-de-Léon, Brittany,  France  in 2012. With her partner Jéremie Le Calvez, she has managed to take the restaurant to the

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