• Brillantmont
  • British School of Geneva
  • LCIS - La Côte International School - Aubonne

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PRESS RELEASE - Building on a common commitment to prepare the next generation of industry leaders, Sommet Education institutions Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches Global Hospitality Education launched a partnership with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®).

Through this partnership, IHG will participate in the curriculum development across Sommet Education’s portfolio of bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes by providing case studies for business projects and key note speakers during the courses and for graduation ceremonies.

In addition, IHG will increase its recruitment efforts at both Glion and Les Roches, giving students and graduates access to internships and job opportunities across its portfolio of brands with more than 5,600 hotels in more than 100 countries.

“We are excited and proud to partner with global hospitality education leader Sommet Education and its prestigious Glion and Les Roches institutions. The constantly growing hospitality industry is facing a shortage of skills: Through this tailored collaboration, we aim to further develop the best industry talent of tomorrow and nurture a new generation of IHG leaders,” said Ranjay Radhakrishnan, Chief Human Resources Officer, IHG.

“The mission of IHG to deliver true hospitality for everyone correspond with our own outlook of developing the future leaders of the hospitality industry at large,” said Benoît-Etienne Domenget, CEO of Sommet Education. “This collaboration will ensure that we provide students with the most relevant curriculum to further increase their employability and career progression.”

The partnership is a testament of Sommet Education to further strengthen its relationship with leading hospitality organisations. Both Glion and Les Roches rank among the world’s top three for employer reputation in hospitality and leisure management, according to the QS World University Rankings 2019.

About Sommet Education

Sommet Education is a hospitality education group committed to delivering an exceptional student experience and developing the leaders of tomorrow. Its institutions Glion and Les Roches serve undergraduate and graduate students from more than 100 countries, providing an education built on academic rigour, skills-based learning and dynamic multicultural exposure.

Sommet Education is the only education network with two hospitality institutions ranked among the world’s top four for hospitality education and among the world’s top three for employer reputation (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019).


Glion Institute of Higher Education

Glion: Saturday, 4 May 2019
London: Saturday, 11 May 2019


Open Days are an exciting opportunity for you to sample the Glion spirit, experience life on campus, and get a first-hand look at the stunning campuses in both Switzerland and London.

  • See what campus life is like on an interactive tour
  • Enjoy food prepared and served by our students
  • Find out how the practical courses and internships work
  • Discover student life clubs, excursions and sports
  • Learn more about academics and admissions

Les Roches Global Hospitality Education

Bluche open day: Friday, 3 May 2019


During Open Days, you can visit the campuses and find out more about global careers in hospitality management and the experience economy. Discover Les Roches' innovative approach to hospitality education and experience student life in Bluche and/or Marbella Spain.

  • Info Sessions - Learn about the Les Roches way of life, including career opportunities, academic programs and student activities.
  • Lunch - Enjoy a special lunch prepared by students.
  • Interactive Campus Tour - Discover the beautiful campus and meet students and faculty as you rotate through the different study and living areas.
  • Closing Aperitif - Ask questions and mingle with campus management, faculty, students and education counselors.

Registration is mandatory: Due to limited space, the sign-up deadline date is 2 weeks prior to the Open Day.

A shuttle service will be available from Montreux train station at 9h to bring guests to the campus in the morning, and back to Montreux in the afternoon (please sign up for this service when registering online).