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How the Glion Online MBA can change your career before you graduate

At the start of the Online MBA, Darren Darwin was a general manager for a hotel in Oman. Then 1,5 years into the program, he changed positions to open a hotel for the Rezidor group in Russia. Right after graduating he was appointed General Manager at Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas, Darren’s new mission is to manage the opening of the highest hotel in the Middle East, perched 3000 meters above sea

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A GM’s Perspective on the Online MBA

As a hospitality executive with over 19 years of international experience, André Erasmus is an excellent representative of the Online MBA cohort. He came into the program with an extensive background in the management of luxury hotels and resorts, including 7 pre-opening projects – 3 of which were in China – along with rebranding ventures, and strategic business development. He is currently the General Manager at the Wanda Hotels and

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Moving from United Arab Emirates to Asia

Dear Alumni’s and colleagues, greetings from Bangkok, I am back in Bangkok since February this year to look at the Asian operations for Best Western International. Why this move after 4 years in the United Arab Emirates? What’s the reason for leaving a vibrant destination such as Abu Dhabi and Dubai? I will share with you the answer in the second half of my first post. But let me first

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