Tag Luxury

Glion to launch new wellness programs with expert team

The wellness industry has soared over the past decade. To reflect this, Glion is updating its current programs and launching new ones, highlighting the importance of this ever-growing industry. Mariana Palmeiro, part of a team of Glion experts leading these changes, tells us more in our latest blog. The rise of the wellness industry Defined by the Global Wellness Institute as “the active pursuit of activities, choices and lifestyles that

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The Power of Hospitality in Luxury Today

Within the total luxury industry, the delivery of luxury experiences is booming — much of which is driven by hospitality. “Luxury experiences,” as defined by Bain & Company, accounted for more than 29% of the total global luxury market and grew 5% faster than the total personal luxury goods segment in 2016. These experiences include luxury hotels, cruises and restaurants, as well as fine wines, spirits and food. Luxury hospitality

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From Ownership to Experience: China and the New Luxury

China provides a perfect example of the differences between luxury ownership and experience and why demand for experiences in luxury is growing. In China, experienced luxury purchasers or “veterans” — considered to be those with 10 years’ plus experience with luxury[1] — are distancing themselves from “new” luxury purchasers obsessed with brand recognition and amongst whom the Louis Vuitton bag has become ubiquitous. The Evolution of Luxury and Experiences in

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Being vs. Having: Why Experience in Luxury Is Key

Experiences have always been intrinsic to luxury. They are associated with some of luxury’s key characteristics such as heritage and craftsmanship, as well as the human element in customization, personalization and service. In the luxury world, intangible characteristics, such as experiences, are fundamental to creating value and motivating purchase. Today, the experience that always surrounds luxury has become increasingly important as “the client” for luxury — and their expectations —

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Student’s Networking Committee Hosts Industry Networking Event

On May 12, 2017, Glion Institute of Higher Education welcomed five leaders of their respective industries to share their success stories with students. The objective of this student-led event was to provide access to all Glion students to engage with accomplished and experienced leaders.  Speaker events are an integral part of Glion’s teaching model, which combines academic rigor with practical courses and direct exposure with experts in the luxury and service

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