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Swiss hotel schools keep their edge

Despite their high fees, they've been drawing students from around the world for over a century.

Students perform all the hotel staff roles in their training at Glion, to understand the functions well and to be able to manage their teams better later.

Montreux, Switzerland

IT feels like a luxury restaurant, with starched-uniformed waiters pouring pricey wine and explaining the intricate details of a gourmet menu as diners gaze out at a spectacular mountain view.

But all the servers, the impeccably dressed guests and even the