Category Alumni Stories

When a Glion alumna stands on the other side of the room….

It was with great pleasure that we welcomed one of our alumni, Hannah Béraud-Hindi, to give our students a lecture on digital communication in hospitality. This took place on our London campus two weeks ago, and it was Hannah’s second guest lecture this year after she visited the Bulle campus in August. Hannah graduated in 2013 and since then has gone on to work for Grand Hotel du Lac in

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The Glion Alumni Student-Network Event

On October 27th, a Glion Alumni Student-Network Event was held in the Skyline café on Glion Campus. These events are organized to create beneficial ties between Glion alumni and current students, and to reward industrious, scholarly students with a chance to meet alumni leaders from a variety of sectors. Over drinks and a spectacular buffet, students had the opportunity to make valuable industry connections, ask questions and receive career advice. Guy Bentley, CEO of

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Glion alumni open ‘Melt’, a new BBQ restaurant in Paris

To open their dream restaurant, two Glion friends went to Texas in search of all the right ingredients. Very soon, ‘Melt’ will open its doors as the first Texas BBQ restaurant in Paris.  When Jean Ganizate and Antoine Martinez tasted real barbecue (BBQ) in New York City for the first time, it was a revelation. They followed their taste-buds back to Texas to find the techniques and recipes behind the

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Hospitality trends: Seven tips for hospitality tech startups from alumnus Jeffrey Messud

Glion alumnus Jeffrey Messud, founder and CEO of Xotelia, describes the four steps that he followed to create Xotelia, a hospitality tech startup that manages bookings and booking channels for vacation rentals. He also provides a wealth of insights into the changing world of hospitality and offers three tips on how he grew his company from a staff of two and zero clients in 2012, to a staff of 24 managing

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Working in Las Vegas hotels: a Glion alumnus’ perspective

Glion student ambassador Fernando Guardia O’Kellys recently interviewed 23 year old Glion alumnus Diego Lozano Vara from Spain, for the Glion Gazette.   Hi Diego, It is a pleasure to have this talk with you and include you in this number of The Glion Gazette. Before knowing more about your current job in Las Vegas, tell us a little about your academical formation. Which bachelor did you course and where did

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