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How one Glion alumna is changing the hospitality industry

Glion alumna Marina Franolic is an excellent example of how one person can truly make difference in the global hospitality industry. After graduating from Glion in 2002, Marina abandoned the idea of a career hospitality and launched her career in real-estate investment and development. Years later, she returned to the hospitality industry, but not to work in the many hotels that had sprung up around Croatia. She chose a riskier path

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF… Laurent Schauder

It’s a crispy winter morning in London and we’re meeting Glion alumnus Laurent Schauder for a coffee off Oxford Street to chat about his current position and the trends and challenges hospitality industry faces. Laurent, originally from Strasbourg France, graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor Degree in International Hospitality Management.   What was your first role after graduating? My first role after graduating was Roving Food and Beverage Assistant Manager for

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WATCH: Glion’s winter 2016 graduation

On December 9, Glion celebrated a new class of graduates at the Montreux Music & Convention Centre with a ceremony gathering 284 students donning traditional robes and hats to mark the end of their Glion journey. The ceremony was presided by Mr Guy Bentley, then-CEO of Glion Worldwide, and featured inspiring speeches by InterContinental Geneva GM Mr Jurgen Baumhoff and SGA President Mr Alexander Ten Hoedt, before Glion’s interim CEO,

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10 signs a hospitality career is right for you

The hospitality industry is vast and it continues to grow steadily around the world, outpacing global GDP growth and most other industries on the planet.  In 2016, travel and tourism supported 284 million jobs, the equivalent to 1 in 11 jobs in the global economy, and it is anticipated to support over 370 million jobs by 2026 (WTTC Economic Impact Report, 2016). That means: 8.6 million new job opportunities every year,

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INTERVIEW: Hospitality internship in The Congo

A student’s account of work experience at the Kempinski Fleuve Congo, Kinshasa By Fernando Guardia O’Kelly Many would tremble at the idea of working in the country known as The Democratic Republic of Congo. Not former Glion student Sebastian Koch, who right after finishing his Postgraduate diploma in Hospitality Management, jumped on a plane to jazz up his hospitality internship experience in the heart of Africa. I’ve had the chance

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