Category News from the campus

The European Hospitality Awards (EHA), London, November 2013

The European Hospitality Awards (EHA) are like the Academy Awards for the hospitality sector: industry peers vote for the winners and celebrate their success. And, like the Academy Awards, the EHA attracts a whole host of glitterati from within its own industry. So, on November 1st 2013, many recognisable faces from the hospitality community gathered in London in a fun-filled evening to celebrate the best of hoteliers working in Europe.

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Memories of the old times: first day in Glion

I would like to write about something that all Glion students surely remember: their arrival at Glion upon the first semester. I will never forget that day and the apprehension I felt as I arrived. Although I already knew Switzerland, and was coming from a border country, France, it was a great change for me and from my former life. I remember that more than anything else I was freaking out

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Who has the right internet pricing strategy?

There is a passionate debate raging amongst the top hospitality companies on what the right internet pricing strategy should be. On one side, you have companies suggesting it’s a ‘must’ to provide this service on complimentary basis to all clients, by covering all guest rooms and public areas. Either they want to put across a modern / high-tech message to the clientele that says “we know what you need and

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Glion MBA Symposium 2013

MBA Key Concepts on ‘Vision’ – September 2013 On September 17th all MBA and PG students attended the MBA Key Concepts Symposium on ‘Vision’ in Business, held on the Bulle campus of Glion Institute of Higher Education. The Symposium Series is a collaboration between various institutions and universities, together with the Glion Institute of Higher Education, so this was also a chance for students to meet and share ideas with students

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More pearls of wisdom from an online MBA alumnus

More pearls of wisdom from Ulysses Theoharis, on-line Hospitality Management MBA alumnus Hello again! If you had read my first article you would have noticed I raised three important issues: age, proactivity, and time management. Let’s start with age. If my readers are in their twenties, then there is not really an issue here. In your twenties you think you’ll conquer the world so you don’t see any real obstacles,

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