Rated No. 1 in the “Hospitality and Tourism Management” category according to ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017/18, No. 1 in the “Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism” subject area by the CWUR Rankings by Subject 2017, and No. 1 in the “Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services” category in the University Ranking by Academic Performance in 2017/2018, the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has been providing high quality education and research in hospitality and tourism for 40 years, exemplifying its motto of Leading Hospitality and Tourism.

The 2019 Hong Kong PolyU Winter School developed by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management is an executive development programme for senior hospitality industry managers, and it will be held on 1-14 December 2019. The Hong Kong PolyU Winter School will offer six in-depth modules, which are relevant to the changing business environment, practical in substance, and interactive in nature. The programme is co-organized by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong Hotels Association, and Institute for Entrepreneurship at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.


Certificate Programmes

Hong Kong PolyU Winter School is an annual programme, and participants who successfully complete each two-day (12-hour) module in the programme will receive a Certificate of Completion for Hong Kong PolyU Winter School®. Participants who successfully complete six different modules over a maximum of three-year period will receive a Certificate of Completion for Advanced Level Hong Kong PolyU Winter School® issued by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management. Participants who also attended Hong Kong PolyU Winter School in 2017 and 2018 may apply for the Certificate of Completion for Advanced Level Hong Kong PolyU Winter School® based on the modules successfully completed.

Advanced Revenue Management: Strategy, Tools and Culture 1-2 December 2019
(in collaboration with )

Dr Basak Denizci Guillet
Associate Professor
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Dr Kelly McGuire
Author and Analytics Evangelist
MaxRevenue Consulting
Board Member
HSMAI Americas Revenue Advisory Board
Digital Transformation in Hospitality 4-5 December 2019
Dr Sangwon Park
Associate Professor
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University  
Prof Chris Cowls
Visiting Professor
School of Hospitality and
Tourism Management
University of Surrey
Luxury Management in Hospitality 6-7 December 2019

Dr Suzanne Godfrey
Independent Brand & Marketing Consultant
Lecturer and Specialist in Luxury & Luxury Hospitality
Creating Smart Hotel Operational Concepts through Design Thinking 9-10 December 2019
Prof Thomas A. Maier
Associate Professor – Hospitality Management
University of San Francisco – School of Management
Dr Harah Chon
Lecturer, MA Design
School of Design Communication
LASALLE College of the Arts
 
Innovations in Hospitality Industry 11-12 December 2019

Mr Richard Hatter
General Manager
Hotel ICON
Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Managing Organizational Change and Transformation 13-14 December 2019
Prof Brian King
Associate Dean and Professor
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Ms Cindy Cheng
Founder and Consultant
SoTi Consulting
 
Early Bird Registration by 31 October 2019: US$900 (HK$7,020) each module

Registration after 31 October 2019: US$1,000 (HK$7,800) each module

Fees include tuition, modules materials, lunches, refreshment breaks and a certificate of completion.

Sponsorship is available to APTA member organizations. For more details, please email membership.apta@gmail.com .

Sponsorship is also available to deserving candidates from developing countries. For more details, please click here or email flora.ng-ps@polyu.edu.hk.

APTA / HSMAI members can enjoy a discount of US$100 per module for early bird registration.

Venue:

All the modules will be held at the School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Deadline:

Early bird discount registration deadline is 31 October 2019.

Cancellation Policy:

A 50% refund will be made for cancellations received in writing before 15 November 2019. No refund thereafter.


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Preferential room rates at Hotel ICON

School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has secured a preferential room rate for Hong Kong PolyU Winter School participants at its fully integrated teaching and research hotel, Hotel ICON. The rate is at HK$1,900 + 10% service charge per room per night (including one breakfast). This preferential rate will be subject to availability of the hotel, so early booking is advised. Please click here to book directly with Hotel ICON. Pre-payments are non-refundable if reservations are cancelled within 3 days prior to arrival.


Further Information:

For further information and enquiries, please contact

Miss Flora Ng
School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 17 Science Museum Road, TST East, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Email: flora.ng-ps@polyu.edu.hk      Tel: (852) 3400 2635

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