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Glion’s New Specialization: International Hotel Development & Finance

An insight into our International Hotel Development & Finance specialization by Catalina Moisescu, Specialization Coordinator Breaking new ground in hospitality finance With the rapid emergence of new hotel concepts, and in response to the high demand for hospitality finance expertise, Glion Institute of Higher Education launched the International Hotel Development & Finance specialization in February 2018. The specialization is headed by Jonathan Humphries, a hospitality expert with over 20 years

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Hotel Victoria owner discusses exciting Glion project

Glion’s Applied Business Projects (ABPs) give our students the chance to work closely with some of the world’s finest hospitality organisations. Recently, four of our students were given the task of assisting the Hotel Victoria – a traditional hotel with a great reputation that is hoping for a stronger online presence. The hotel is keen to adapt to new trends and embrace modern technology. A marketing agency has been hired

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Glion students discuss successful group work

Recently, we have been chatting with students currently undertaking Applied Business Projects (ABPs). These projects involve our students forming teams and partnering with a local or international hospitality organisation, ready to face and solve a particular challenge within the business. Pier-Louis, Tran Hien Dat, Urangoo and Mazen have joined forces to assist Swiss-based Sporthotel Knobelboden. However, they are not the only Glion students involved – a second group consisting of

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Glion students begin exciting hotel project

At Glion, we ensure our students get to experience the challenges and triumphs of the hospitality industry. We provide them with opportunities to gain hands-on learning and first-hand experience. One such method is through our Applied Business Projects (ABPs), where students work closely with a leading hospitality organisation. The ABP involves our students being tasked with a certain challenge or issue the organisation is facing. This could be anything from

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Glion students discuss working together on an exciting project

Our Applied Business Projects (ABPs) are a great way for students to gain hands-on skills, work in teams and deliver exciting results. Elin Persson, Ambre Cazaux, Alice Levy and Laura Chauffat have teamed up to work on a project for Swiss four-star Hotel Victoria, part of Relais & Chateau hotel group. They spoke to us about teamwork and what their plans are for the future. Sharing the tasks The foursome

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