Tag Hospitality Industry

Ten luxury trends to watch, from the NYT Luxury Travel Conference in Singapore

Glion Institute of Higher Education partnered with The New York Times Luxury Travel conference, which took place on 1-2 December at the Grand Hyatt Singapore. For this event, Glion sent representatives to exchange ideas with global thought leaders at this crucial summit to explore the future of luxury travel. Meeting at the iconic Grand Hyatt Singapore, Times journalists and influential thinkers from the worlds of travel, hospitality, technology, retail, fine

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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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Hospitality trends: Seven tips for hospitality tech startups from alumnus Jeffrey Messud

Glion alumnus Jeffrey Messud, founder and CEO of Xotelia, describes the four steps that he followed to create Xotelia, a hospitality tech startup that manages bookings and booking channels for vacation rentals. He also provides a wealth of insights into the changing world of hospitality and offers three tips on how he grew his company from a staff of two and zero clients in 2012, to a staff of 24 managing

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13 of my favorite things to do in New York

NYC has so much to offer a young student on internship in hospitality! Astried Arini (Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management 2016 ) shares her favorite things to do in NYC  during her internship in the rooms division department at The Chatwal, in New York City. Life on internship in New York City New York is my dream place to visit and work, so I had some places on my list that I really wanted to

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How hospitality management schools prepare us for innovation

Four years ago, as a high-school graduate, I was faced with making an important decision: choosing a university. This meant I had to choose not only where I would go for the next four years of my life but also choose my future career and lifestyle. If choosing what kind of college to attend is hard, choosing which one is even harder. I was interested in hospitality for many reasons

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