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21 May, 2018

Glion ranked among the world’s top 5 institutions according to the QS ranking survey 2018

Glion welcomes the latest QS World University Ranking and is pleased to be ranked among the world’s top 5 institutions according to the QS ranking survey on hospitality and leisure management released on 28 February. In the same ranking, Glion is ranked number 1 worldwide for employer reputation in hospitality and leisure management and among the top 3 Swiss institutions in hospitality and leisure management.

16 February, 2017


Mr. Sabiq Altaf Beg was given an award by the European Hotel Managers Association (AHMA) for his research paper on the theme of Luxury Disruptors. Sabiq Altaf Beg is a Semester 7 student of the BBA Bachelor in Hospitality Management with Real Estate Finance & Revenue Management specialization. He was presented with a certificate on February 16, 2017 and invited to present his paper at the annual EHMA Annual Conference in Amsterdam in March 2017.

14 November, 2016


Industry professionals elected Glion the winner  of the “Best Innovation in an Educational Program” 2016, at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards, in Paris. This international competition allows hospitality companies to highlight their teams’ exemplary achievements showcasing the diversity of the global hospitality industry and an the most innovative efforts and concepts and  rewards innovative initiatives in education, including educational programs, sustainable development, international student exchange, etc.

09 November, 2016

Most Thought Provoking Research – IPoE Forum THE-ICE

The recognition of “Most Thought Provoking” was presented to Dr. Martin Senior, Director of GIHE Research Centre and Online MBA, for his paper entitled “Overcoming the Implicit Bias in Scholarship” at the International Panel of Experts Forum, THE-ICE, November 9-16, 2016.This event was attended by numerous faculkty members and they presented their research activities relating to the hospitality industry, as it relates to learning and teaching methods in hospitality management schools.

15 February, 2016


A team of Glion students won third place at the European Mise en Place Cup (EMCup) competition of 2016 that took place on February 14th and 15th in Maastricht. At the event, students from 30 European hospitality schools participated in an intense competition submitting projects on the theme “Surfing the Silver Wave”, which addresses the impact of the growing number of senior citizens in the world and the implications for the hospitality and tourism industry. The team of students included Aisha DANGI, Perrine SIMMENAUER, Graham HART and Javad HAJIYEV, and they began working on their project in November of 2015 to prepare a thought-provoking and thorough project that won the interest of the judges of the compeittion.

05 November, 2015


Glion received the award for Best Hospitality Management School 2015 at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards during a ceremony at InterContinental Paris Le Grand, France, on Nov.5th, 2015. An international jury composed of approximately forty renowned figures of the business world, the tourism industry, and the marketing sector (excluding the hotel and restaurant industry) chose the three finalists of the Worldwide Hospitality School Awards on the basis of several key performance metrics highlighted in a special report. Glion was elected the winner through a live voting process that involved more than 800 key leaders of the hospitality industry.

01 October, 2015


The “Future Leaders Awards” was presented to Glion students: Ariane Broquet (Swiss), Anastasiya Fomina (Russian), and Olga Larsen, (Russian) by the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC), January 2016. They received this recognition for their participation as moderators and animators in the workshops at the General Assembly, IACC Europe Knowledge Festival, held in Milan. Their projects covered the topics of new technology for meeting and event venues, and how hospitality companies can capitalize on healthy lifestyle trends.

13 October, 2014


IAIR AWARDS – Excellence in Global Economy & Sustainability took place on October 10th 2014 in Milan at Palazzo Mezzanotte, headquarter of the Italian Stock Exchange. During the event global companies and local excellences were both awarded and acknowledged for their leadership in strategic fields like innovation and sustainability.