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
This semester’s cultural fair was held in the Hotel des Alpes, and with the picturesque backdrop of the Swiss alps, looked promising for an exiting evening of entertainment accompanied with some international delicacies. This time we had representations from the following countries, Algeria, Sweden, Belgium, China, Egypt, France, Indonesia, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom and Ukraine. This evidently demonstrates the true diversity of the Glion body.
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
Hello! My name is Ulysses Theoharis. I am of Greek origin and a few days ago I turned 46 years old. A couple of weeks ago, I concluded the GLION online MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management after two years and eight months (this is how much it actually takes). Next week, beginning of September 2013 that is, I will be relocating with my family to Bangkok, Thailand
Friday: I left my house Friday afternoon after a nice lunch, as soon as I put all my suitcases in the car. It was a sunny day and I had around 3 hours of driving ahead to arrive in Montreux. Later that afternoon, I checked in at the Swiss Majestic Hotel in Montreux, which is a lovely hotel with a beautiful view of Lake Geneva, a very friendly staff, great