Category Industry Insights

Insights from EURO 2016: the evolution of international sports events and careers

This years’ Euro2016 by UEFA was the largest to-date as an estimated 2.4 million spectators filled the stadiums across France with over 4 million people visiting the 10 Host City Fan Zones, and attendance is not the only thing that’s grown. The economic and social impacts of international sports events continue to deepen and diversify, creating new opportunities for businesses and career opportunities in the event, sport and entertainment industries.

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How remote destinations are creating unusual hospitality career opportunities

Nowadays, travel buffs are going to the ends of the Earth for the most authentic vacation experiences and this trend is creating some extraordinary new hospitality jobs. Here’s a look at the origins and implications of the remote destination travel trend and some of the best faraway places to start a new adventure in hospitality. The growth of remote destination travel Remote destinations are becoming increasingly popular and accessible due

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Four bleisure offers in London

Bleisure is the practice of mixing business travel with leisure, a trend identified in 2013 as a growing phenomenon. According to BGH’s Bleisure Report 2014, 60% of business travelers declared they were more likely to add leisure to a business trip than they were five years ago. Indeed,  business travelers are choosing to bring family, or add an extra hotel night for sight-seeing, or take a detour on the way

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Create a unique hospitality brand voice and make it loud

To teach students the fundamentals of building brand awareness and brand strategy in today’s cluttered, complicated advertising spaces, Glion Institute of Higher Education welcomed guest speaker Henrik Edelbring, Art Director at Wieden+ Kenney (W+K). Founded in 1982, W+K is one of the largest independent ad agencies with branches in Portland, New York, Amsterdam, Tokyo, London, Delhi, Shanghai & Sao Paulo. Their client list includes some of the most recognized brands

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The Future of Luxury & Other Insights from the MSc Conference

On Tuesday, March 10th, Glion Institute of Higher Education hosted the MSc Conference “Luxury, the Art of Living” for the Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality Finance program. Held on the Bulle campus, the conference featured speakers from four luxury-related businesses and a networking coffee. This MSc conference presented luxury as a changing and growing lifestyle concept with a focus on innovation, consumers and careers. A huge thank-you and

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