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
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
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,
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
Every semester, Glion students conduct and present feasibility studies for hospitality and tourism partners in the industry. Their presentations show just how useful and creative an applied business project can be when you ask hospitality management students to get involved. This summer, Glion was approached by Villeneuve à Venir, a local non-profit organization that promotes the sustainable development and the promotion of local community, its historic, cultural, and social heritage.