New Delhi, June 13, 2014: Glion Institute of Higher Education, one of the world's top three hospitality schools, has launched multicampus degree programs for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies available to GCC prospective students and hospitality enthusiasts. The programs allow students to study in Glion, Switzerland, and spend up to two semesters in London if they enroll in undergraduate studies or one semester if they pursue postgraduate diplomas. Glion follows the exceptional Swiss approach to hospitality education, combining theoretical and practical learning with professional development. The curriculum is divided into four sections: professional development, entrepreneurial competencies, general education and applied learning. Each is focused on developing specific aptitudes to fully prepare graduates to lead and manage teams. Students are also required to complete internships, which will allow them to gain first-hand experience from leading employers in the industry and make valuable connections. Some of the world's most prestigious brands, including Rolex, Four seasons, JP Morgan, and Marriott, recruit from Glion Institute of Higher Education.
India is ranked 12th among 184 countries in terms of travel and tourism's total contribution to GDP in 2012. This contribution is expected to grow at 7.8 percent per annum during 2013-2023. The sector in India is expected to create 78 jobs per USD 18,366 of investment. These statics surely make the country an ideal place to pursue a career in hospitality.
"The Indian hospitality and tourism industry is booming and now is the perfect time to pursue a career in the industry," said Judy Hou, CEO of Glion Institute of Higher Education. "Pursuing a multicampus degree at Glion will allow students to graduate with an international and professional network experience. Graduates will be industry-ready for a hospitality career anywhere in the world."
A Glion education provides a wealth of exciting international career opportunities in areas as diverse as hotel and resorts management, luxury retail, sports and event management, marketing and finance. For more information and full program details please visit www.glion.edu.
About Glion Institute of Higher Education
Glion Institute of Higher Education is a private Swiss institute that offers undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs. Glion is accredited at the university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (www.neasc.org) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, and offers programs in the fields of hospitality, tourism, events, sports and entertainment management. The campus-based student body comprises more than 1,600 students representing more than 90 nationalities. There are 85 faculty members including full- and part-time equivalent lecturers as well as visiting lecturers. For more information, please visit www.glion.edu. Glion is part of Laureate Hospitality Education, a leading hospitality management education group (www.laureatehospitality.com).
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