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New York Fashion Week Internship Story

Interning at New York Fashion Week is more than just event management. A Glion ESE student interned at the New York Fashion Week in 2013, she explains how the program is teaching her the transferrable skills to succeed in the world’s most fashionable events. As event management internships go, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is about as upscale as you can get. Katarina Vercelli, a bachelor degree student in the

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Graduation – the final frontier

Congratulations to the Glion Class of June 2014! On Friday June 6th, we celebrated the graduation of nearly 310 students from the BBA & BA Hospitality, BSc, BBA & BA ESE, Postgraduate, MBA and Online MBA hospitality degree programs. The event was attended by over 600 faculty, family members and friends from around the world, in addition to the 1400 people who watched it streaming online. Here’s my own take

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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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Building a future for women in hospitality

This week, the Women in Hospitality and Tourism in Asia Conference will take place in Singapore.  Judy Hou, CEO of Glion Institute of Higher Education, will be a guest speaker at this conference that addresses the issue of how to  train, empower, employ, promote and retain women in the hospitality industry. The issue of women’s equality is sometimes overlooked in modern organizations, but it remains very pertinent for future hospitality

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