Prof. Haiyan Song, Associate Dean (Research) and Chair Professor of PolyU’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management, has been bestowed Honorary Fellow by the Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to tourism and hospitality education and research as well as to CAUTHE. Prof. Song received the honour at the 30th Annual CAUTHE Conference held in Auckland, New Zealand in mid February.


CAUTHE was established in Sydney in 1992 to represent the interests of higher education providers of tourism, hospitality and events education at bachelor’s degree level and above in Australia and New Zealand. It introduced the Honorary Fellow in 2019 to recognise the contributions of international academics in the field. Prof. Song is the second scholar receiving the accolade. Congratulations to Prof. Song!