Glion Institute of Higher Education, Elite Swiss Hospitality & Luxury Management.

Switzerland – London, UK.

“A place to experience excellence, every day.”

To learn more about  Glion Institute of Higher Education which is part of Sommet Education Group, the one and  only educational network with two hospitality institutions ranked among the top three in the world for hospitality education, as well as ranked the world’s top three for employer reputation by QS World University Rankings, 2020.

Boutique MICE Business Multimedia Productions, bespoke content provider, has the pleasure to share impressive figures, views and comments gathered directly by putting questions to Ms. Georgette Davey, Glion Institute of Higher Education Managing Director. An exclusive interview within the expert opinion section, an invitation to our audience, the Global Boutique MICE Business and Meeting Professionals community, leaders and entrepreneurs belonging to Elite Hospitality and Lifestyle Industry to listen the wise words of Ms. Davey.

“Glion Institute of Higher Education has continued to evolve over time but the curriculum here at Glion is very much founded on that of Swiss model of Hospitality Education. It combines the practical instruction, which is still critical for students going into the Luxury and Boutique Hospitality Industry and immersion with both the practice, the theoretical but also the general management business courses that our students take here at our institutions.”

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education, founded in 1962 established among the world’s finest education institutions specializing in global hospitality and luxury management. 
  • Multicultural campuses, students who come from all over the world to develop and become world leaders in the global hospitality industry.
  • Glion´s alumni become managers in less than 5 years.
  • Global Talent Development, remote learning available, Bachelor’s and Masters.

“With the multicultural diversity of Glion Institute of Higher Education, our students are learning to become global citizens and global leaders for the role from day one.”

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education is accredited at university level by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). This means Glion is allowed to deliver its own undergraduate and graduate awards.
  • Glion’s London campus is accredited by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), an independent body that monitors standards and quality in UK higher education.
  • Gastronomy and education, heritage and modernity, private room hire, gourmet cuisine, with spectacular views, luxury hospitality supervised by award – winning experts, including several winners of the Meilleur Ouvrier de France and Best Sommelier of Switzerland.

“Our Le Bellevue restaurant which opened on February 2018, is a very unique and exclusive venue and again, world class in the fine dining experience; mixed with its spectacular mountain setting, blend tradition with modernity.”

Situated above Montreux, with a panoramic view of Lake Geneva, Le Bellevue offers gourmet cuisine in a stunning location, awarded 16 points by Gault Millau.

“I think what’s really important is our heritage and Glion has over fifty years of offering students access to absolute experts.” “Our sister school École Ducasse in France is another global leader in culinary and pastry arts and has joined Sommet Education in 2019.”

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education includes facilities to experience three different campus environments while learning, sharing and living with students from over 90 nationalities.  
  • On Glion campus, you will experience the most sophisticated, cutting edge elements of hospitality and fine dining. University-style Bulle campus will make you feel like being in a business college, while London campus will put you in the big city setting that is a global hub for hospitality and corporate tourism.

“There are many different ways in which our facilities are used by external companies but also for MICE Business, for events and events launches here on Glion´s campus.” “The location here in Glion very specifically, because it really has the most spectacular views of Lake Geneva, offers to have a fine dining experience while watching the sunset over the lake, it’s magical.”

Strategic leadership group is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day excellence across the three campuses. It is guided and supported by two boards comprised of industry experts and business leaders, who provide independent oversight and help Glion Institute of Higher Education to chart their future academic course. 

“This is the most exciting industry to be in. It’s an industry where we can travel, we work within global and multinational teams, it’s life changing.” “The Boutique & Lifestyle hospitality business, luxury industry continues to grow continues to innovate and continues to be able to overcome any challenge.”

Full Interview with Ms. Georgette Davey, also available on YouTube: