Posts by Glion Institute of Higher Education

Royal Court of Oman service professionals spend semester at Glion

From September to December 2013, Glion Institute of Higher Education hosted a delegation from the Royal Court of Oman. Oman’s tourism sector is experiencing unprecedented levels of sustained growth. The percentage distribution of travel and tourism to the Sultanate’s GDP is expected to rise from 6.7% in 2009 to 9.9% in 2019 (World Travel and Tourism Council). There will be an estimated 38.7% increase in tourist arrivals to Oman, to

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Glion’s online MBA students graduate

Glion Institute of Higher Education congratulates the students of its inaugural online MBA, who graduated on 13 December in Bulle, Switzerland. The online MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management, is designed and delivered by an international faculty of industry experts and is the world’s only university-accredited 100% online Hospitality MBA (New England Association of Schools and Colleges – NEASC). Almost all Glion online students and graduates are employed

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The Internship Book Part 5

Internships for Event, Sport and Entertainment Students By Jacquie Lutz Events, Sports and Entertainment (ESE) students, like their hospitality counterparts, are required to do two internships, in their third and fifth semesters. Unlike hospitality students, ESE students find internships in many varied and diverse organisations and businesses, both large and small, both corporate and non-corporate. From International Sports’ Federations to local clubs, from the Olympic Games to Event companies in

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Victor Yuan, Chinese entrepreneurial leader, visits Glion

Glion Faculty and students were honoured to welcome Victor Yuan and his 9-strong delegation of entrepreneurs to its Swiss campuses last week. In China, Victor Yuan has an enormous following. He is chairman and founder of Horizon Research Consultancy Group, the leading polling firm on government policy issues in China. For two years he was anchor on his own business talk show, ‘Brainstorm’ and he sits on the Laureate China

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Glion Alumnus Wins Best Professional Success Award

Glion has good reason to be proud of its alumni. Many rise to the very highest echelons of their sector, and become key influencers within the constantly evolving global hospitality and services industries. Frédéric Schaub holds a hospitality diploma from Glion, Class of ’09 and is one such alumnus. His skills and professionalism were recognized at the 14th Annual MKG Worldwide Hospitality Awards ceremony. Schaub is an e-commerce manager for Marriott

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