December 2013 - Volume 14, Issue 5
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Executive Masters in Global Hospitality Leadership Launched

In anticipation of the learning needs of senior hospitality industry executives, and to enhance their understanding of the dynamic global environment, the SHTM recently launched the Executive Masters (EM) in Global Hospitality Leadership, a pioneering graduate programme designed to meet the needs of mature and seasoned executives in their pursuit of global leadership in the ever evolving hospitality business.

SHTM's Doctoral Degrees - Gateways to Outstanding Career Opportunities

The SHTM prepares students for leadership positions in their chosen careers by offering the cutting-edge Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Hotel and Tourism Management programme and the world’s first professional Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management (D.HTM) degree.

UNWTO Knowledge Network Symposium and UNWTO TedQual Information Seminar Held at the SHTM

A United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Knowledge Network Symposium and a UNWTO TedQual Information Seminar were held on 16-17 November 2013 at the SHTM premises.

Seventh UNWTO/PATA Forum Held in Guilin

The Seventh UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook was successfully held in Guilin, China, on 21-23 October 2013. Jointly organised by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the Forum was co-organised by the Guilin Municipal People's Government and the Guangxi Provincial Tourism Bureau, in collaboration with the SHTM at PolyU.

SHTM students received Rudy Choy Educational Fund Scholarships
Miss Queena Li and her team won final prize at Young Hoteliers Summit Asia 2013
Miss Liu Rongrong and two exchange students selected as one of the five best teams at "Take Off! Student Challenge 2013"
Dr Mimi Li successfully obtained a grant from China National Tourism Administration
Hotel ICON shortlisted for the UNWTO Ulysses Award for Innovation in Enterprises
Horizons (September 2013)