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A DAY IN THE LIFE…Inge de Lathauwer, running a non-profit hospitality organization

Ever wonder what it might be like to run a non-profit hospitality organization where the goal is not just to please guests, but to improve the local population’s access to sustainable food and education as well? Meet Inge de Lathauwer, the founder of Sumba Hospitality Foundation and discover what a typical day is like running an eco-tourism site and hospitality school.   After many years consecrated to motherhood and philanthropist

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Glion supports sustainable tourism with Sumba Hospitality Foundation

After many years spent away from the hospitality industry, Glion alumna Inge de Lathauwer ’89 was working with charities when she learned about the catastrophic impact of poorly planned tourism development in some parts of the world. She decided to create a non-profit hospitality organization that would model the right way to develop tourism, and she created Sumba Hospitality Foundation (SHF). In 2015, Glion formed a partnership with the foundation

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Sustainability lessons at Glion’s 4th MBA symposium

Sustainability is a popular buzzword today and a topic that future leaders definitely need to understand. As such, sustainability was the topic of this latest MBA Key series symposium hosted by Glion Institute of Higher Education with the collaboration of the Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) of Les Roches-Gruyère, HE-Arc Neuchatel and HEIG-VD Yverdon, which was held at the GIHE Bulle campus on September 16th. The symposium featured three key

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