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Is MBA worth it? – The value of an MBA in Hospitality

Interview with Giuseppe Napoli, General Manager of F&B at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester. In today’s global economy, where opportunities can come and go very quickly, is an MBA worth it?  It is, according to Giuseppe Napoli, who interviewed at the five-star Lowry Hotel in Manchester, and the Glion MBA in Hospitality on his CV made a difference. In fact, over the past 2.5 years of his MBA studies, Giuseppe

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Lessons from the MBA in Hospitality: The key to successful innovation

Interview with Tony Chisholm, Area General Manager South Vietnam & GM Pullman Saigon Centre for AccorHotels, who is currently finishing Glion’s MBA in Hospitality online.   Tony Chisolm was no stranger to hospitality innovation and strategy. During the ten years since he first became a GM for AccorHotels, Tony had overseen the opening of two hotels in Asia. But he wanted to take on even bigger challenges—so when he got

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Glion’s 2016 Year in Review

The year of 2016 brought many exciting changes and visitors to Glion Institute of Higher Education, across all campuses and throughout every department. We’ve seen the opening of new facilities, the development of new student organizations and industry partnerships, and the launch of new programs and projects along with a fair number of awards and academic achievements. Here’s the round-up of our highlights from 2016. Awards and Accreditation   Glion

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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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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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