Hotel management requires hard work, experience and understanding. A hotel manager must know and appreciate the challenges of each department. They must be confident, organized and friendly. They must also have passion, ambitions and a strong drive. A hotel management career is exciting and unpredictable, taking you across the globe and working for a range of leading companies. Here are some tips to help and inform you of what to expect.
Mikhail Arnoult and Grisha Davidoff share a long history together. They met at Glion, where they studied International Hotel Development and Finance. While there, they learnt to work with people from around the world, as well as embracing the Glion spirit. After graduating in 2015, they both secured roles with CBRE Group, the largest real estate firm in the world. All of these factors have led to Mikhail and Grisha
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,
A student’s account of work experience at the Kempinski Fleuve Congo, Kinshasa By Fernando Guardia O’Kelly Many would tremble at the idea of working in the country known as The Democratic Republic of Congo. Not former Glion student Sebastian Koch, who right after finishing his Postgraduate diploma in Hospitality Management, jumped on a plane to jazz up his hospitality internship experience in the heart of Africa. I’ve had the chance
Like sailboats that start out in the local port and waters, most of us start out our careers by staying close to what we know: our familiar places, people and skills. And while familiar and reassuring may be nice for a while, it’s not enough for an inspiring, life-long career. Whether you chose the wrong major, or you’re tired of your job, you can always change directions to start a