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Hospitality Career Ladders: Three phases of growth

What does it really mean when we say that hospitality careers are growing fast? Overall, the industry is growing steadily, about 4% per year and will offer nearly 350 million jobs by 2024, but that doesn’t mean that hospitality graduates go from graduation to a GM position straight away. While the hospitality industry is an ideal environment for fast career growth, the career paths of many professionals show that most

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From hospitality to entrepreneurship, a Glion alumnus story

Alexandre Tramontana’s (Class of 2011) story begins like that of many hospitality graduates. Coming from a family of restaurant owners, a degree in hospitality management was a natural choice for an ambitious young man from Monaco who fell in love with the Glion campus on his first visit. But it was the hospitality management courses that changed his trajectory by showing him another side of hospitality which goes behind the

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Fall Residencies on the London campus

This autumn, our online MBA students joined the students of the Executive Certificate program for an optional residency program at our beautiful Glion London campus. Executives from HIT Scotland also joined courses for Leadership development opportunities. During the residency, students took up to two of four offered courses (Challenges of Leadership, Managerial Finance and Accounting, Human Resource Management and Financial Strategy and Planning), providing an opportunity for classmates to meet

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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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