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What can you do with a hospitality management degree?

When you hear the word hospitality, you might think of hotels, but the truth is that a hospitality management degree will open the doors to more than just restaurants and hotels. A good hotel school will give you the skills, experience and business knowledge to work in many industries offering endless possibilities for career growth. Here’s a look at the vast world of hospitality management and the adjacent industries where

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Hospitality Industry Trends for 2016

Guy Bentley, CEO of Glion Institute of Higher Education takes a look at the current state of the hospitality industry and shares his views on predicted 2016 industry trends. Travel & tourism industry forecast The worldwide travel & tourism industry continued to see strong growth throughout 2015 and international tourist arrivals are predicted to grow by 3-4% per year and reach 1.8 billion in 2030, according to the UNWTO report.

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Glion Year in Review 2015

The year of 2015 brought many changes to Glion Institute of Higher Education and we have plenty of exciting news to share. First and foremost, we’d like to thank everyone who contributed to our success and helped us earn our current status as the “Best Hospitality Management School” in the world, awarded to us at the 2015 Worldwide Hospitality Awards. We are proud of our school, but more importantly, we

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Destination management tips from visiting lecturer Doug Lansky

On August 31st, we welcomed Doug Lansky as a guest speaker for the Contemporary Issues in Marketing class on Bulle campus. As an expert on the topics of travel and tourism management, Doug is an acclaimed key note speaker for major industry events. He recently wrote a book about signage and set up a related exhibition in Sweden, and he writes for well-known guide books and travel journals. As one

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The Future of Destination Marketing and Management

On June 2nd Glion Institute of Higher Education had the pleasure of hosting a EuroCHRIE Swiss mini-conference on the Bulle campus for the second consecutive year. This year the theme of the event was the future of destination marketing and management, with around 30 guests from Swiss hospitality schools and Glion Online MBA and campus faculty joining the day. The day started with Glion Director of Academic Affairs, Christian Daujat,

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