May 2013 - Volume 14, Issue 2
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UNWTO and PolyU Hosted China Tourism and China Hotel-Branding Forum 2013

Hosted by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and PolyU, and organised by the SHTM, the China Tourism and China Hotel-Branding Forum 2013 (CTHF 2013) was held on 16-18 May at Hotel ICON, Hong Kong.

PATA and SHTM Jointly Released Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2013-2017

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the SHTM released a joint publication, "Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2013-2017", on 25 April. This is the first time that this PATA publication has been produced in collaboration with the School.

D.HTM Launched in Mainland China

At a launch ceremony held in Hangzhou on 13 April, the School announced that its Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management (D.HTM) programme had been approved by the Ministry of Education in mainland China and that the programme will be offered in the mainland for the first time by the SHTM in co-operation with Zhejiang University.

Opportunities on Offer at Career Day

SHTM students had the opportunity to meet prospective employers on 5 April when the School hosted its annual Career Day. The event provided undergraduate and graduate students with the chance to gather information about potential employers and job opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Dr Yong Chen receives the 2012 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award
Mr Randy Lam presented at the 3rd World Tourism Forum Lucerne
Mr James Mabey receives the 2013 PATA Face of the Future award
Horizons (February 2013)