Category Industry Insights

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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Glion Online MBA alumnus talks about personalized service

Glion alumnus Marc Reissinger is the Area General Manager of the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Resorts in Port Ghalib, of which InterContinental The Palace Port Ghalib resort won the “Zoover Highly Recommended” service excellence award for 2014. In this interview, Reissinger explains how the Glion Online MBA program has sharpened his leadership skills and how he inspires his teams to provide personalized service that meets the standards of the IHG

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Female talent in the hospitality industry

Attracting, Developing, and Retaining Female Talent in the Hospitality Industry By Paul Vanderbroeck, PhD – Faculty Member Glion Online The hospitality industry has traditionally attracted a high number of women into its workforce. The student bodies of hospitality schools, such as Glion, contain a good number of female students, usually around 50 %. So there is enough female talent in the pipeline. The current challenges therefore are not a matter of

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The right skills

An interview with Michael Levie, co-founder and COO of citizenM, to find out what he’s looking for in future talent for his company. By Andrei R. Nedelcu, a Student Ambassador of the Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management at Glion.   When asked what motivated him to pursue a career in hospitality management, Michael Levie, Dutch co-founder and COO of citizenM, gave a reply that resonates with many hospitality management students:

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Welcome to Hotelympia

Hotelympia which takes place at the Excel exhibition centre in Docklands London is the UK’s biggest and brightest food service and hospitality event with almost 1,000 exhibitors and more than 300 exciting new companies representing all sectors of the Industry. I have just returned from 2 days at the exhibition and can report that the Industry is as innovative and exciting as ever! There were countless networking opportunities with activities

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