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Can a hotel school really prepare students for the future?

The hospitality industry is changing quickly led by new technology and evolving consumer behaviors, and the same is true for practically every other industry. Hotel schools, on the other hand, are often seen as remaining very much the same as they were 50 years ago, an outdated perception that needs to change. More than a traditional university environment, hospitality management schools – which used to be known as simply “hotel

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Winners of the Hotel Marketing Project for Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

 A group of Glion students received special recognition for their social media project: Weddings at Fairmont Le Montreux Palace. The prize is a complimentary dinner for 6 people at the seasonal venue (see the video): L’Après-Ski at the Montreux Christmas Market. There, the winners will enjoy a cheese fondue and one complimentary drink per person. In August, Glion welcomed Grégory Laguesse, Marketing and Digital Media Manager of Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

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Faculty spotlight: Mr. Gilbert, F&B instructor for hospitality management courses

A quick Q&A session with Mathieu Gilbert, service instructor for Glion’s hospitality management courses. By the Glion Gazette Editorial Team Mathieu Gilbert, or better known as  Mr. Gilbert, is one of the most respected  and admired instructors of our school. His work and dedication in the different restaurants of the school creates a true love for the industry of Food and Beverage. By all, he is known for his love for

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A Hotel Marketing Project for Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

On August 17th Glion welcomed Gregory Laguesse, the Marketing and Digital Media Manager of the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace property, to launch a hospitality marketing challenge for the class Contemporary Issues in Marketing. “I’ve been in contact with Glion already for a while, through the internship and careers department, but I’m here today to present a new initiative. We are offering the Glion students a challenge, the Montreux Palace Project,

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Internship at the Boston Consulting Group

Alexander ten Hoedt (BBA Hospitality 2016) is currently completing his 5th semester internship at the Boston Consulting Group in Zurich. This experience in an international consulting firm has allowed Alexander to go outside of the hospitality industry for a closer look at the medical technology sector, and it has given him some ideas for future career opportunities where hospitality and healthcare meet. About Alexander: Nationality: Dutch Age: 22 Program: BBA

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