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Glion students embark on exciting UEFA project

Working with industry-relevant organisations is a vital part of a Glion education. When you join Glion, you not only learn skills in the classroom – you advance them in real-world settings at some of the world’s most exciting companies. One way students do this is through an Applied Business Project, or ABP. Want to find out more? Over the next few months, we’ll be posting a series of engaging, insightful

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How to Host the Perfect Dinner

In a hectic world, it can be hard to find the time to invite friends and family over for a special meal. There is an art to entertaining at home, but it can feel like foreign territory if you’re out of practice. However, what looks intimidating can actually be quite simple. Perhaps no one knows this better than Chantal Wittmann, one of our award-winning senior lecturers. Chantal has held the

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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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