It is undoubtedly true that the hotel and tourism industry worldwide is suffering under the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, it is worthwhile to remind ourselves that in the middle of difficulty always lies opportunity.


PolyU’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is thrilled to launch a brand new, 100% online Master of Science degree in the academic year 2022/23, to equip hospitality professionals with the most up-to-date knowledge on innovations and new technologies – preparing them for the revival of the tourism industry.


The MSc degree in Hospitality Business Innovation (HBI) is tailor-made for seasoned executives who want to advance their careers in the digital age. To suit the needs and schedules of hospitality executives, the programme will be offered online in a part-time mode.


Students of HBI can choose from a broad variety of subjects including Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics in Hospitality Business, Hospitality Asset Management, Hospitality Business Research Methods, Hospitality Business Strategies, Hospitality Financial Management, Pricing Strategy and Revenue Management in the Hospitality Industry, Hospitality Leadership and Human Capital Development, Innovation and Technology Management in Hospitality, Integrated Hospitality Marketing, and Project Management in Hospitality. With its participant-centred teaching and learning methods and its flexible delivery pattern, students will be able to complete subjects at their own pace while remaining in the workforce.


HBI is open for applications until 30 April 2022. To learn more about this exciting programme, please visit the website.


Interested parties are welcome to submit their enquiries to Professor Basak Denizci Guillet, Programme Leader, at , or Mr Jason Chau, Executive Officer, at