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PolyU to Host HONG KONG 2017: 3rd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference
May 22, 2017
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will host the HONG KONG 2017: 3rd Global Tourism &...
PolyU Study Finds More Knowledge Needed of Muslim Tourists’ Requirements
May 18, 2017
Although Muslim tourists constitute a large and growing sector of the travel market, greater awareness is needed of their specific requirements according to...
PolyU Study Finds Package Tours Limit Tourist Satisfaction
April 26, 2017
Package tours can result in low tourist satisfaction even though they are economically advantageous, according to a recently published study done by Assistant...
HNA Hospitality Group Gives Boost for SHTM to Advance Hospitality Education
April 20, 2017
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is pleased to have received a RMB300,000 donation from the...
PolyU Study Finds Social Media Critical for Overseas DMOs in China
March 29, 2017
Overseas destination marketing organisations (DMOs) wanting to improve their marketing strategies in China should consider expanding their social media...
School of Hotel and Tourism Management Entered into Strategic Partnership with HNA Hospitality Group in Support of Talent Development
February 20, 2017
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the HNA Hospitality Group (HNA) have recently come...
PolyU Study Finds Chinese Hotels Must Act on OTAs
February 13, 2017
13 February 2017 - Hotels in China have “little negotiating power” with online travel agents (OTAs) and could do more to resist their increasingly...
PolyU Study Finds Guest Profile Matters for Hotel Bookings
January 18, 2017
When booking hotel rooms, guests with different profiles tend to choose different types of booking channels, with some preferring to book directly through the...
PolyU Study Finds Context is Key for Mobile Travelers
November 29, 2016
With travellers’ behaviour becoming ever more dynamic and socially connected through the use of mobile technology, tourism practitioners stand to benefit...
PolyU Launches Online MicroMasters in International Hospitality Management
November 3, 2016
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is pleased to announce a MicroMasters programme in...
PolyU Study Finds Hong Kong to Feel Pressure from China’s Free Trade Zones
October 31, 2016
The further development of China’s new free trade zones (FTZs) is likely to affect Hong Kong’s tourism industry in various ways, according to Ph.D....
PolyU Study Finds Tourists Resilient to Hong Kong Weather
September 20, 2016
Tourists are quite resilient and rarely change their plans when they encounter poor weather while visiting Hong Kong, according to Professor Bob McKercher of...
PolyU Study Finds Internet Travel Planning at Saturation Point in US
August 16, 2016
Use of the Internet for travel planning in the US market has reached saturation point but there are still opportunities for growth, according to Dr Dan Wang of...
PolyU Study Finds Effective Mentoring Programmes Critical to Hotel Employees
June 15, 2016
Employees in the hotel sector benefit from mentoring programmes, which also benefit hotels by reducing staff turnover, according to Dr. Sam Kim of...
PolyU Releases Report on 2015 Tourist Satisfaction and Tourism Service Quality Indices
June 8, 2016
8 June 2016 - The 2015 PolyU Tourist Satisfaction Index (PolyU TSI) and Tourism Service Quality Index (PolyU TSQI) show general increases compared with the...
PolyU’s SHTM and TCEB Signed MOU to Promote Educational and Research Collaborations in MICE Industry
May 26, 2016
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) have...
School of Hotel and Tourism Management Successfully Hosted Student-Run International Conference
May 25, 2016
Fifty-three undergraduate students from the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) formed an organising...
Aman Resorts’ Founder, Adrian Zecha Honored with Inaugural SHTM Lifetime Achievement Award
May 20, 2016
Mr Adrian Zecha, founder of Aman Resorts, received the inaugural SHTM Lifetime Achievement Award from the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The...
APacCHRIE Bestowed Lifetime Achievement Award on Celebrated Hotelier Chanin Donavanik
May 17, 2016
17 May 2016 - Mr Chanin Donavanik, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Dusit International, received the inaugural APacCHRIE Lifetime...
PolyU Study Finds Online Tourist Photos Present Ideal Selves
May 12, 2016
12 May 2016 - Tourists deciding what photographs to take and share with others are engaging in impression management involving the presentation of an...