From September to December 2013, Glion Institute of Higher Education hosted a delegation from the Royal Court of Oman. Oman’s tourism sector is experiencing unprecedented levels of sustained growth. The percentage distribution of travel and tourism to the Sultanate’s GDP is expected to rise from 6.7% in 2009 to 9.9% in 2019 (World Travel and Tourism Council). There will be an estimated 38.7% increase in tourist arrivals to Oman, to
Glion Institute of Higher Education congratulates the students of its inaugural online MBA, who graduated on 13 December in Bulle, Switzerland. The online MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management, is designed and delivered by an international faculty of industry experts and is the world’s only university-accredited 100% online Hospitality MBA (New England Association of Schools and Colleges – NEASC). Almost all Glion online students and graduates are employed
Glion is well known for perfecting leadership talent and preparing students to become leaders in the hospitality industry. At Glion, students are given many opportunities to test and develop their leadership skills by taking responsibility inside and outside the classroom. All three campuses offer a variety of team sports and activities such as rugby, football and volleyball as well as clubs for individual sports such as golf, running and tennis.
Internships for Event, Sport and Entertainment Students By Jacquie Lutz Events, Sports and Entertainment (ESE) students, like their hospitality counterparts, are required to do two internships, in their third and fifth semesters. Unlike hospitality students, ESE students find internships in many varied and diverse organisations and businesses, both large and small, both corporate and non-corporate. From International Sports’ Federations to local clubs, from the Olympic Games to Event companies in
Glion Faculty and students were honoured to welcome Victor Yuan and his 9-strong delegation of entrepreneurs to its Swiss campuses last week. In China, Victor Yuan has an enormous following. He is chairman and founder of Horizon Research Consultancy Group, the leading polling firm on government policy issues in China. For two years he was anchor on his own business talk show, ‘Brainstorm’ and he sits on the Laureate China