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Can a hotel school really prepare students for the future?

The hospitality industry is changing quickly led by new technology and evolving consumer behaviors, and the same is true for practically every other industry. Hotel schools, on the other hand, are often seen as remaining very much the same as they were 50 years ago, an outdated perception that needs to change. More than a traditional university environment, hospitality management schools – which used to be known as simply “hotel

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Winners of the Hotel Marketing Project for Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

 A group of Glion students received special recognition for their social media project: Weddings at Fairmont Le Montreux Palace. The prize is a complimentary dinner for 6 people at the seasonal venue (see the video): L’Après-Ski at the Montreux Christmas Market. There, the winners will enjoy a cheese fondue and one complimentary drink per person. In August, Glion welcomed Grégory Laguesse, Marketing and Digital Media Manager of Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

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Faculty spotlight: Mr. Gilbert, F&B instructor for hospitality management courses

A quick Q&A session with Mathieu Gilbert, service instructor for Glion’s hospitality management courses. By the Glion Gazette Editorial Team Mathieu Gilbert, or better known as  Mr. Gilbert, is one of the most respected  and admired instructors of our school. His work and dedication in the different restaurants of the school creates a true love for the industry of Food and Beverage. By all, he is known for his love for

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“Forget about luxury trends!”- Insights from the Innovation in Luxury Conference

We are pleased to announce that Glion’s Innovation in Luxury Conference was a tremendous success. On the morning of Wednesday, September 21, 2016, the Marriott auditorium was filled to capacity with attendees, including keynote speakers and panelists from leading luxury brands, Glion’s luxury industry partners, alumni, and GIHE students and faculty. Guy Bentley, CEO of Glion Worldwide, set the stage by sharing the objectives for Glion’s Luxury Conference Series, of which

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Blood, sweat and beers: a recipe for event management training

Once again, Glion students from our Event, Sport and Entertainment Management program participated in the production of the Matterhorn Ultraks Trail Run event in Zermatt on August 19-20, 2016. This annual alpine running event offers a variety of challenging races for mountain runners of different levels, including a kid’s race and a 16k, 30k, 46k and the Vertical Zermatt Sunnegga or “VZS” race. With over 2,200 participants this year, it

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