March 2014 - Volume 15, Issue 1
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Fascinating Line-up for Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference and Asia Tourism Forum

Co-organised by the SHTM and the Taylor & Francis Group, and supported by the UNWTO Knowledge Network, PATA and Meeting & Exhibitions Hong Kong, the Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference and Asia Tourism Form (Global 2014 & 11th ATF) will be held on 18-20 May 2014 at Hotel ICON, Hong Kong.

SHTM Postgraduate Programmes Open a Whole New World of Experience

The hotel and tourism sectors are in a profound period of change. Industry professionals now more than ever before have to lead and manage many situations. Of crucial importance are the skills required to identify and capitalise on opportunities and to respond effectively to challenges. At the SHTM, we offer a wide range of postgraduate programmes to those who strive to extend the frontiers of their knowledge and advance their careers.

Career Opportunities Abound at SHTM Career Day

SHTM students had the opportunity to meet prospective employers on 28 March 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.

2014 Hong Kong PolyU Winter School®

The Hong Kong PolyU Winter School® is the SHTM's flagship executive development programme, staged each year to allow senior industry executives to interact with leading educators and practitioners in the field of hospitality. Co-organised by the SHTM and the Hong Kong Hotels Association, the programme was held at the School premises from 10 to 22 February.

Professor Kaye Chon named among Top 10 Hoteliers of the Year in China
Mr Ken Tran received "The Most Outstanding PolyU Student Award, 2013"
Professor Haiyan Song honoured with the Michael D. Olsen Award
Best Paper Award for Dr Mimi Li and Mr Charles Qiu at 19th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism
Horizons (February 2014)
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