Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

New York Fashion Week Internship Story

Interning at New York Fashion Week is more than just event management. A Glion ESE student interned at the New York Fashion Week in 2013, she explains how the program is teaching her the transferrable skills to succeed in the world’s most fashionable events. As event management internships go, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is about as upscale as you can get. Katarina Vercelli, a bachelor degree student in the

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Alumnus becomes GM of 5-star Hotel

Less than one year after completing the Glion Online MBA, Bernard Rodrigues, has been appointed general manager of New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel, a five-star hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui East. As an alumnus of the Online MBA in Hospitality and Service Industries Management, Mr. Rodrigues is a shining example of the talented, experienced managers that this program attracts. During his 29-year hospitality management career, Mr. Rodrigues has held leadership

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The right skills

An interview with Michael Levie, co-founder and COO of citizenM, to find out what he’s looking for in future talent for his company. By Andrei R. Nedelcu, a Student Ambassador of the Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management at Glion.   When asked what motivated him to pursue a career in hospitality management, Michael Levie, Dutch co-founder and COO of citizenM, gave a reply that resonates with many hospitality management students:

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Who is Judy Hou? 5 things you didn’t know about Glion’s CEO

As the first female CEO of Glion Institute of Higher Education, Judy Hou has attracted a lot of attention lately, and for good cause. Women CEOs remain rare. In fact, only 4.6% of Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies have female CEOs.[1] Judy herself commented on the challenges that women face in the hospitality and tourism sector in an interview for the Women in Hospitality and Tourism in Asia Conference

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Alumnus Interview – Karan A. Khiani, India

Meet with Karan A. Khiani, Director at Kiros Hospitality Solutions Pvt. Ltd Licensee Direct Hotel Supplies (DHS Mumbai). Karan graduated from Glion in 2002 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration What made you pursue an education in Hospitality Management? I have always been a people person, and loved entertaining family and friends at home. I am also very fond of traveling and experiencing new cultures and cuisines. After my

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