Tag Event industry

Why events are so important to the hospitality industry

Events and conferences are a huge part of the hospitality industry, and are continuing to grow. Whether it be focused on music, sport or a luxury brand, events around the world are generating billions of revenue and changing the way businesses, hospitality organizations and resorts operate. A booming industry Meetings, conferences, events and exhibitions are a key driver of tourism destinations across the globe. In the USA, they generate almost

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Lessons in event management from the Matterhorn Ultraks

On August 25th and 26th Glion students in the event management program worked as volunteers at the Matterhorn Ultraks event in Zermatt. They headed up to this famous mountain ski resort to lend a hand in the set-up and organization of the event, which attracted 2,400 participants this year. The Ultraks is a two-day trail running event with different races including a vertical race, kids race, and the 16, 32

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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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What are top hospitality companies looking for? Recruitment Day Insights

Text by Charlotte Chehboub, S4 student of the Event, Sport and Entertainment Management Bachelor Degree program Glion Recruitment Day – A networking opportunity for top hospitality companies and students alike. This semester, the Glion Recruitment Day happened on Wednesday the 15th of March 2017 on a beautiful sunny day, in The Club; one of the restaurants and venues on Glion Campus. During the event, Glion welcomed 43 representatives from 20

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Top 7 Event Management Tools for 2017

Experts estimate that by the year 2020, 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet worldwide. For context, that works out to roughly six devices per individual. On any given day, there are over a thousand new apps released, and an estimated 73% of those applications are free. Tech solutions are fast becoming the easier, and cheaper alternative for businesses to get things done. For a business to be at it’s

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