Tag Hospitality

Glion innovation recognized at Worldwide Hospitality Awards

We’re delighted to have received the award for “Best Innovation in an Educational Program 2016” at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards during a ceremony at InterContinental Paris Le Grand, France, on 14 November 2016. “It is an honor to receive this award,” said Fabienne Rollandin, Executive Director External Relations of Glion Institute of Higher Education. “For more than 50 years, Glion has put students at the center of every innovation and

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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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The chocolate hotel and other cool urban renewal projects

Urban renewal projects represent opportunities for hospitality entrepreneurs to create really cool new businesses. Here are some examples of inspiring urban renewal projects and insights on what makes them successful. What is urban renewal? Why does it matter? Urban renewal is the process of renovating and repurposing areas in large cities where buildings or areas are no longer being used. The objective is to create multi-usage spaces that stimulate the

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How remote destinations are creating unusual hospitality career opportunities

Nowadays, travel buffs are going to the ends of the Earth for the most authentic vacation experiences and this trend is creating some extraordinary new hospitality jobs. Here’s a look at the origins and implications of the remote destination travel trend and some of the best faraway places to start a new adventure in hospitality. The growth of remote destination travel Remote destinations are becoming increasingly popular and accessible due

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FAQs about the Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality

The Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality is a unique program that often requires a bit of explanation. Candidates wonder: Is it like a master’s? What do students learn and what kinds of careers does it lead to?  To answer these questions, Georgina Spence, a UK national and December 2015 graduate of the postgraduate program, shares her views on the program structure and the details of the applied learning components that include

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