October 2013 - Volume 14, Issue 4
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SHTM Academics Lead the Way with CSR and Service Learning Activities

Supporting sustainable tourism development is one of the SHTM's key priorities. Recently, SHTM academics participated in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and service learning activities in Mongolia and Cambodia with that aim in mind.

Travel Trade's Role in Reducing Tourism's Carbon Footprint Enhanced by PolyU Study and Educational Toolkit

On 17 September, the SHTM announced the findings of a study on "Enhancing the Role of the Travel Trade in Reducing Tourism's Carbon Footprint".

SHTM to Hold UNWTO Knowledge Network Symposium and UNWTO TedQual Information Seminar

A UNWTO Knowledge Network Symposium and a UNWTO TedQual Information Seminar will be held on 16-17 November 2013 at the SHTM.

Executive Development Programme in Hospitality
2014 Hong Kong PolyU Winter School®

The Hong Kong PolyU Winter School is an annual programme designed to cater to the needs of senior executives in the hospitality industry. Co-organised by the SHTM and the Hong Kong Hotels Association, and sponsored by the Pacific Asia Travel Association, Hotel ICON and the Institute of Hospitality, the 2014 Hong Kong PolyU Winter School® will be held on 10-22 February.

Best Paper Award for Dr Sam Kim at 2013 TOSOK International Tourism Conference
Dr John Ap receiving his SHTM Teaching Excellence Award
Dr Basak Denizci Guillet receiving her SHTM Research Excellence Award
SHTM students won 2nd runner-up prize at the 2013 MICE Destination Marketing Contest
Horizons (September 2013)