Tag Entrepreneurship

Glion students gain key insight from Amsterdam trip

Immersive field trips and industry visits are an integral part of Glion education. Recently, Semester 7 students studying the International Hotel Development and Finance specialisation paid a visit to Amsterdam. While there, they gained key information and helpful advice from leading hospitality professionals. Waritta Lawachaiyothin, one of the students in attendance, tells us more. An action-packed trip The final module of the Finance specialisation for Semester 7 students includes a

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Glion alumna launches personalized hotel booking app

Camille Gersdorff has enjoyed a career in both hotels and as an entrepreneur. Since graduating from Glion in 2015, Camille works for her family-owned hospitality group Maison Gersdorff, as well as co-founding new personalized hotel booking app Triptwin.  Setting up Triptwin began one lunch time when a colleague, and fellow Glion alumni, gave her a phone call. “Xavier [Rambaud] rang to discuss his idea of a personalized booking app, for people

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Female students empowered by Women in Hospitality event

A Women In Hospitality event gave female students from Glion’s MBA course an insightful education into the industry. The Institute of Hospitality organized the event, which took place on Wednesday 20 September at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane, while four experts from industry led the discussions.   Push yourself forward and keep inspiring Speaker events form an integral part of Glion’s teaching model, as they enable students to

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“We are born for a mission – a purpose far greater than ourselves.”

BASTIAN BARNBECK Glion Alumnus | Founder of Waved Foundation est. 2016 written by Lauren Solomons, Glion student ambassador  Having had the privilege of travelling to various countries with his family while growing up, Bastian grew a keen interest in languages, culture and discovering the unknown from a tender age. It was no question then, when the time came that he decided to pursue Hospitality as a career and embarked on

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Tips for starting an event management agency

Interview with Alumna Zeenia Percy Master ’08 founder of Xenia Hospitality Solutions LLP Zeenia Percy Master comes from a business family, but she still had a lot to learn when she started her own event management agency and discovered some of the “untold horrors” of the business. After graduating from Glion in 2008,  Zeenia got into the entertainment industry in a round-about way and ended up launching her company, Xenia Hospitality Solutions LLP

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