Posts by Student Authors

My Hotel Internship in NYC

Of all the departments in a hotel, the rooms division handles the most intimate details of a guest’s stay. In this 3-part blog post, Astried Arini (Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Semester 6 student)  shares her experience in the rooms division department after her recent internship at The Chatwal, in New York City. Astried worked there for five months and she had the chance to learn about multiple roles as the

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2016.1 Glion Cultural Fair

This semester’s cultural fair was held in the Hotel des Alpes, and with the picturesque backdrop of the Swiss alps, looked promising for an exiting evening of entertainment accompanied with some international delicacies. This time we had representations from the following countries, Algeria, Sweden, Belgium, China, Egypt, France, Indonesia, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom and Ukraine. This evidently demonstrates the true diversity of the Glion body.

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Campus Life Leaders held a fancy dinner party

Last month, two of our Glion Campus Life Leaders (CLL), Anna Ahlmann (Swedish) and Aicha Hugelshofer (Swiss-Moroccan), organized a gala dinner in the restaurant of the Hotel the Alpes. With ladies in long dresses and gentlemen in suits and bowties, the ambiance was truly one of high society! The students in Kitchen Applied Learning also gave their best to provide us with delicious fine food. After this fun and successful event,

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Sherpa Tendi at Glion to raise funds and take the Glion flag up Everest

Everest summiteer, Sherpa Tendi came all the way from the Himalayas to Glion to share stories from the “Top of the World” and raise funds for Forward for Nepal. The Gorkha Earthquake In April 2015 an earthquake of a magnitude of 7.8Mw hit Nepal. It was known as Gorkha Earthquake and it killed over 8,000 people and injured more than 21,000 citizens. The earthquake ravaged Nepal and many houses were

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Why do we need F&B courses for ESE?

This year, for the first time, Glion’s Event, Sport and Entertainment management students are doing applied learning (hands-on courses) in food & beverage service. This was my experience in the restaurants, and I have to admit, it was worth it.  It’s not what you expect Are you excited? Where will you be living? Have you ever been to Switzerland before? These are some of the questions that you are asked

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