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Why do we need etiquette?

Georgette Davey, Managing Director of Glion Institute of Higher Education, explains why etiquette is an essential modern-day skill. Since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry married in May, plenty of news pieces have emerged on how the American is expected to behave now that she is a member of the British royal family. Commentators have drawn attention to royal traditions that guide what to eat (no garlic), how a female member

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Glion staff profile: Paul Chappel

Our staff are experienced professionals with considerable hospitality expertise. They have worked for some of the world’s biggest and most prestigious hotels, restaurants, resorts and brands. Additionally, they’ve also spent time working in many different, diverse locations across the globe. Furthermore, they will also introduce you to a variety of high-profile industry contacts. Paul Chappel is one of these faculty members that we are so proud of. He is an active

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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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