Category Industry Insights

Lessons from the MBA in Hospitality: The key to successful innovation

Interview with Tony Chisholm, Area General Manager South Vietnam & GM Pullman Saigon Centre for AccorHotels, who is currently finishing Glion’s MBA in Hospitality online.   Tony Chisolm was no stranger to hospitality innovation and strategy. During the ten years since he first became a GM for AccorHotels, Tony had overseen the opening of two hotels in Asia. But he wanted to take on even bigger challenges—so when he got

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30 Hospitality Career Tips from the Passion4Hospitality Conference in London

Glion London students had the pleasure of attending the Passion4Hospitality conference in London on March 13th in the company of Vivien Ivanyi, Lecturer and Business Development & Partnerships Manager at Glion Institute of Higher Education. This event focused on hospitality career tips given by leading industry professionals who have expertise in the areas of general management, recruitment, talent management, entrepreneurship and partnerships and who have themselves led exceptional careers. Putting

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What else can you do with a hospitality degree?

Martina started her own communications agency.  Years after her hospitality degree, armed with a passion for food & travel and valuable experience, she created her own ideal job. After working in the hospitality and events industries, Martina Peters (2000, BSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management) was looking for a better work-life balance. As a young mother, she wanted the flexibility to be available to her family, and still have a challenging,

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Top 7 Event Management Tools for 2017

Experts estimate that by the year 2020, 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet worldwide. For context, that works out to roughly six devices per individual. On any given day, there are over a thousand new apps released, and an estimated 73% of those applications are free. Tech solutions are fast becoming the easier, and cheaper alternative for businesses to get things done. For a business to be at it’s

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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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