Industry connections are a vital part of Glion education. Our students interact with and hear from leaders with considerable experience. Recently, Chris Fradin– Vice-President in Partner Sales at Forbes Travel Guide – spoke to our students about his extensive career and assessing global luxury brands. Our Student Ambassador, Marco, fills us in on Chris’ enlightening talk. Global industry experience Chris visited our campus to provide valuable insight. It was an honour to
Glion Institute of Higher Education isn’t all about hotels – we also enjoy close relationships with some of the world’s leading luxury brands. One example is Swiss watchmaker Hublot, who recently gave BBA International Hospitality Business student Shihao ‘George’ Xu the chance to embark on his second internship. George tells us about this fantastic experience below. A new challenge After completing his first internship at the Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, George
Glion alumni Jean-Paul Dantil, currently General Manager of the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain, gives us valuable insight into working at a top hotel. In our Q & A session, Jean-Paul also explains how he reached the accomplished role of General Manager and gives some tips for aspiring GMs. Describe your journey since graduating from Glion “After graduating from Glion in 1996, I joined Hyatt International as a corporate management trainee in Saipan,
Recruitment fairs are an integral part of a Glion education, where our students have the chance to network with leading organizations. This proved particularly beneficial for Laura Mellander, who landed a role with private members’ club Soho House and is now a General Manager, overseeing three restaurants at their Chicago branch. Swedish national Laura elected to study at Glion upon hearing of its great reputation. She chose to study Hospitality
At Glion, we ensure you gain first-hand exposure to the exciting world of hospitality. From professional internships to exciting industry visits, our programmes see you network with some of hospitality’s finest brands. One recent example has been the visit of Laurence Bloch, Director of the Hôtel Plaza Athénée, one of Paris’ most prestigious hotels. About Laurence Laurence came to Glion to give a lecture to our Luxury Brand Management students.