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Getting into Luxury PR

Alumna Lisa Stoffel, BBA Hospitality ’13, shares her journey into the realm of PR and her role as a senior communications executive at the Qode, a luxury public relations firm in Dubai. Looking back, why did you choose Glion? After high school I was still not ready to choose a career, I thought hospitality was a good route because it has many departments and many areas to work in and

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The value of an MBA in a competitive job market

Alumna Natalya Malysheva (MBA 2015) knows a thing or two about getting ahead in a competitive job market. When we first contacted Natalya for an interview, she was fresh out of the MBA in Hospitality and Service industries Management working as an assistant manager in group strategy and performance for the Palm Jumeirah Dubai, of the Rixos Hotel Group. A month later, she sent an email to say her position

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How An Internship Abroad Can Expand Your Horizons

As hospitality students, we frequently hear from our professors about how the industry is booming, how it is expanding faster than ever, and how important it is to make sure to be a part of this dynamic growth. However, to read about it in a classroom and to experience it firsthand influences two different aspects in the development of a young professional. In a classroom, knowledge is at the core

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Sales Executive at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers

Straight from Glion to Sales Executive, an Alumni Story Today, Glion alumnus Jannick Repgen ’13 is working as a Sales Executive with one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Less than one year ago, Jannick was still finishing his Bachelor degree in Hospitality with a specialization in Sales & Marketing. In this interview, he explains how Glion gave him the skills and experience to enter his

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