Posts by Student Authors

A Day Trip to Genova, Italy with Glion

By Ainur Assylkhanova On Saturday, April 8th, we had a chance to visit a beautiful place called Genova, the sixth largest city in Italy. This trip was organized by the Student Life Department, in collaboration with the Academic Department. Although it was just right after the mid-term break, a lot of students were interested in visiting Genova. First, we visited the Cruise liner called Costa Diadema. This massively huge and

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INTERVIEW: Hospitality internship in The Congo

A student’s account of work experience at the Kempinski Fleuve Congo, Kinshasa By Fernando Guardia O’Kelly Many would tremble at the idea of working in the country known as The Democratic Republic of Congo. Not former Glion student Sebastian Koch, who right after finishing his Postgraduate diploma in Hospitality Management, jumped on a plane to jazz up his hospitality internship experience in the heart of Africa. I’ve had the chance

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13 of my favorite things to do in New York

NYC has so much to offer a young student on internship in hospitality! Astried Arini (Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management 2016 ) shares her favorite things to do in NYC  during her internship in the rooms division department at The Chatwal, in New York City. Life on internship in New York City New York is my dream place to visit and work, so I had some places on my list that I really wanted to

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Glion around the world – Diary of an intern in French Polynesia

I caught up with fellow Glioner Ambre Cazaux a couple of weeks ago. She’s currently in her 3rd semester of the Bachelor Degree and I asked her a few questions about her experience in Moorea, French Polynesia, while on internship at the Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa. Why did you choose to go to that particular place? I used to travel a lot with my parents; however, I didn’t visit

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Glion around the world – Diary of an intern in Amsterdam

I caught up with fellow Glioner Melina Levan, currently in her 3rd Semester of the Bachelor Degree, to ask her a few questions about her Rooms Division & Front Office Internship at La Renaissance Hotel in Amsterdam, Netherland. Where are you currently interning? I am currently doing my internship in the Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, in the Netherlands. I chose this hotel and this city because I wanted to experience something new and that is exactly what

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