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How to Host the Perfect Dinner

In a hectic world, it can be hard to find the time to invite friends and family over for a special meal. There is an art to entertaining at home, but it can feel like foreign territory if you’re out of practice. However, what looks intimidating can actually be quite simple. Perhaps no one knows this better than Chantal Wittmann, one of our award-winning senior lecturers. Chantal has held the

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Enter an exciting industry with Glion’s Hospitality Immersion Program

Glion’s MSc International Hospitality Business prepares our students for accelerated careers in the hospitality industry, whether they are looking to advance their career or enter a new one entirely. But what if you’re a newcomer to the hospitality industry? What if you need to get to grips with the fundamentals before starting a Master’s? Our four-week Hospitality Immersion Program (HIP) will provide five-star hospitality management training in a practical arts

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Being vs. Having: Why Experience in Luxury Is Key

Experiences have always been intrinsic to luxury. They are associated with some of luxury’s key characteristics such as heritage and craftsmanship, as well as the human element in customization, personalization and service. In the luxury world, intangible characteristics, such as experiences, are fundamental to creating value and motivating purchase. Today, the experience that always surrounds luxury has become increasingly important as “the client” for luxury — and their expectations —

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The MBA Applied Business Project: Q & A with the Director of Glion Online  

  Dr. Martin Senior, Manager of Glion Online MBA and Director of the GIHE Research Centre at Glion Institute of Higher Education, talks about how Glion’s MBA students apply their learning to help their own organizations through the applied business project (ABP).   Q: What is the applied business project, and what is its purpose in the MBA curriculum?   A: The applied business project is a capstone project—a substantial

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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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