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A day in the life of Glion alumnus Simon Fache’10 Bachelor in Hospitality Management

Our Alumni Chapter Ambassadors in the UK have launched a new project called “A Day in the Life” where they interview Glion alumni who are living and working in the UK. In this second interview (see the first one here), meet Simon Fache from Ghent in Belgium. Simon who works at the Berkeley Hotel in London, graduated from Glion in 2010 with a Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management (specialisation in Sales & Marketing). How

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How An MBA Laid The Foundation For Launching My Hotel Management Consultancy: An Entrepreneurial Venture (Continued)

Click here to read Part 1 of this article! A springboard for entrepreneurship So, on reflection, my MBA has actually given me a springboard. I have gained great skills from the academic structure that I apply on a daily basis in my work. It’s made me incredibly entrepreneurial; it’s given me the skills to be innovative and to not just have ideas but to also realize them and put them

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How An MBA Laid The Foundation For Launching My Hotel Management Consultancy: An Entrepreneurial Venture

Mark Britton Jones, English Year of Graduation: 2014, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management; Applied Business Project (ABP): The relevance of the hotel star rating system for the London boutique hotel sector. Director, Verve Hospitality – A management consultancy in the hotel sector www.vervehospitality.com Glion alumnus Mark Britton Jones reveals how an MBA fostered his entrepreneurial spirit, laying the foundation for the launch of

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Glion alumnus manages the hotel area of the Shanghai Disney Resort

Benoit Amado, ’15 MBA, GM of the Shanghai Disney Resort The Shanghai Disney Resort is the first Disney theme park in continental China. It will open its doors in spring 2016 and like China, the resort is enormous. Two unique hotels will welcome guests for a total immersion in the Disney world, where the customer experience should be magical, for visitors of all ages. At the helm of the hospitality

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The Night Hotel Manager

Hotels never really sleep, even when the guests are tucked away comfortably in their impeccable suites. And nobody knows the 24/7 routine of the hospitality industry better than Engin Bulut, ’07 Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality. We caught up with Engin in his latest position at the Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts Bosphorus hotel in Istanbul, Turkey where he is working as the Night Manager. In the seven years since he left

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