Category Industry Insights

Glion students gain key insight from Amsterdam trip

Immersive field trips and industry visits are an integral part of Glion education. Recently, Semester 7 students studying the International Hotel Development and Finance specialisation paid a visit to Amsterdam. While there, they gained key information and helpful advice from leading hospitality professionals. Waritta Lawachaiyothin, one of the students in attendance, tells us more. An action-packed trip The final module of the Finance specialisation for Semester 7 students includes a

Continue reading…

Why events are so important to the hospitality industry

Events and conferences are a huge part of the hospitality industry, and are continuing to grow. Whether it be focused on music, sport or a luxury brand, events around the world are generating billions of revenue and changing the way businesses, hospitality organizations and resorts operate. A booming industry Meetings, conferences, events and exhibitions are a key driver of tourism destinations across the globe. In the USA, they generate almost

Continue reading…

The Key Tech Hospitality Trends for 2018

Technology continues to play a big role in the hospitality industry. Customers expect modern, fast and efficient service, while the hospitality industry looks to technology to create slicker, faster and easier ways of doing things. In the world of hotels, it is especially prevalent. In 2018, there is a greater emphasis than ever on using technology to enhance guests’ experiences. Here are just a few tech trends that you can

Continue reading…

What qualities do employers look for?

Whether you are entering hospitality or another industry, the competition is always fierce. You have to ensure you have a range of skills in order to stand out from the crowd. But in this day and age, what qualities do employers look for? What skills can you gain that will boost your career potential? Soft and hard skills Modern employers will want you to lead rather than follow. They will

Continue reading…

Why do chefs wear white?

Chef whites are a proud tradition in the world of hospitality. Although in the present day they are not widespread, they still remain a hallmark of quality. A chef wearing white commands respect and shows a well-regarded kitchen. But why do chefs wear white? And how did it begin? The origins Legendary French chef Marie-Antoine Carême is largely credited with creating the chef’s uniform. He created the uniform in the

Continue reading…