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Alumnus Interview – Karan A. Khiani, India

Meet with Karan A. Khiani, Director at Kiros Hospitality Solutions Pvt. Ltd Licensee Direct Hotel Supplies (DHS Mumbai). Karan graduated from Glion in 2002 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration What made you pursue an education in Hospitality Management? I have always been a people person, and loved entertaining family and friends at home. I am also very fond of traveling and experiencing new cultures and cuisines. After my

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Alumnus Interview – Edouard Lallemand, France

Meet with Edouard Lallemand, Rooms Division Manager in charge of the Spa at Pullman Danang Beach Resort – Vietnam. Edouard graduated from Glion in 2008 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Management. Why did you choose to study at Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland ? It was a series of opportunities and experiences in my academic path that, little by little, opened the road to the world of

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Moving from United Arab Emirates to Asia

Dear Alumni’s and colleagues, greetings from Bangkok, I am back in Bangkok since February this year to look at the Asian operations for Best Western International. Why this move after 4 years in the United Arab Emirates? What’s the reason for leaving a vibrant destination such as Abu Dhabi and Dubai? I will share with you the answer in the second half of my first post. But let me first

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Why I chose Glion for my online MBA

Hello! My name is Ulysses Theoharis. I am of Greek origin and a few days ago I turned 46 years old. A couple of weeks ago, I concluded the GLION online MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management after two years and eight months (this is how much it actually takes). Next week, beginning of September 2013 that is, I will be relocating with my family to Bangkok, Thailand

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A pre-Eid break in Istanbul

October just seems to have flown by in a blur of work, studies, and – luckily – a mini pre-Eid break in Istanbul. After the long, hot summer and Ramadan, business returned to Dubai with a vengeance and everybody tried to cram as much as possible into the few weeks between the end of Ramadan and Eid al Adha, the “greater” of the two Eid festivals, which took place on

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