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Lessons in event management from the Matterhorn Ultraks

On August 25th and 26th Glion students in the event management program worked as volunteers at the Matterhorn Ultraks event in Zermatt. They headed up to this famous mountain ski resort to lend a hand in the set-up and organization of the event, which attracted 2,400 participants this year. The Ultraks is a two-day trail running event with different races including a vertical race, kids race, and the 16, 32

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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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Glion partners to launch Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards

We are pleased to announce that Glion Institute of Higher Education is partnering with a leading online publisher and events organizer, International Hospitality Media (IHM) and guest feedback and online reputation management specialist GuestRevu to launch a set of awards that will be presented at an awards ceremony held at the 2017 Boutique and Lifestyle Hotel Summit in London on May 22/23. This event is usually attended by more than 250 key

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A Hotel Marketing Project for Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

On August 17th Glion welcomed Gregory Laguesse, the Marketing and Digital Media Manager of the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace property, to launch a hospitality marketing challenge for the class Contemporary Issues in Marketing. “I’ve been in contact with Glion already for a while, through the internship and careers department, but I’m here today to present a new initiative. We are offering the Glion students a challenge, the Montreux Palace Project,

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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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