May 2014 - Volume 15, Issue 2
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SHTM and Taylor & Francis Group Jointly Organised Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference and Asia Tourism Forum

Organised by the SHTM and the Taylor & Francis Group, the Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference and Asia Tourism Forum (Global 2014 & 11th ATF) was held on 18-20 May at Hotel ICON, Hong Kong.

SHTM 35th Anniversary - A History of Achievement

A great deal has changed since the SHTM was established as the Department of Institutional Management and Catering Studies in 1979 at then Hong Kong Polytechnic - renamed The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in 1994.

Tripartite Agreement Signed with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and University of Houston

The SHTM, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) and the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston (CNHC) have come together to sign a Letter of Intent (LOI) to establish a tripartite Master degree in global hospitality business.

Recruitment for Executive Masters Underway

With its first batch of students already eagerly engaging in new ways of learning, the SHTM's Executive Masters (EM) in Global Hospitality Leadership programme is off to a flying start. Launched last November, the programme's first cohort of students comprises seasoned hospitality executives from both within and outside the hospitality sector.

SHTM to Co-host the 2nd International Forum on Tourism Education and Training and 9th China Tourism Forum

Following the success of the First Tourism Education and Training Forum held in 2007, the 2nd International Forum for Tourism Education and Training will be held together with the 9th China Tourism Forum on 16-18 October 2014 at the Guilin Institute of Tourism, Guilin, China. Co-hosted and co-organised by the SHTM and the Guilin Institute of Tourism, this two-in-one forum will be held immediately following the UNWTO/PATA Tourism Trends and Outlook Forum in Guilin on 13-15 October 2014.

Dr Mimi Li received a highly competitive research grant from China National Tourism Administration
Mr Randy Lam received the 2014 J. Desmond Slattery Undergraduate Student Award
Horizons (February 2014)

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