December 2016
Volume 17, Issue 5
Newsletter of School of Hotel & Tourism Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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SHTM to Host 3rd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference
Hosted and organised by the SHTM, the 3rd Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference (HONG KONG 2017) will be held on 5-7 June 2017 at Hotel ICON. The conference will serve as a platform for academics, researchers, industry leaders and students to exchange dialogue, research findings and insights related to innovations in and the trends of the global tourism and hospitality industry.

Featured Speakers:

Invited Speakers:

Papers are now being invited for stand-up and poster presentations relevant but not limited to the following topics:
Choice Models and Consumer Decision Making Innovations and New Approaches in Hospitality/Tourism Research and Education
Corporate Social Responsibility Managing Expectations in Tourism and Hospitality
Curriculum Design and Pedagogies Medical Tourism
Destination Management and Marketing Nature-based Tourism
Employment and the Workforce in Tourism and Hospitality Rural Tourism Development
Environmental Issues Service Quality Management
Ethics and Law in Tourism Social Media and Tourism
E-Tourism and Marketing Strategic Choices in Tourism and Hospitality
Event Management Technologies in Tourism and Hospitality
Future Hotel Rooms and Hospitality Technology Strategies in Tourism and Hospitality
Gender Issues The Future of Tourism and Hospitality
Global Trends in Tourism and Hospitality Tourism and Hospitality Education
Globalisation in Tourism Tourism Economics and Forecasting
Green Tourism Tourism Marketing
Green Technologies in Tourism and Hospitality Tourism Policy
Hotel Management Training in Tourism and Hospitality
Human Resources Management Other Relevant Topics on Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Hospitality Research and Education

To foster high-quality research from undergraduate students, the SHTM is offering three Undergraduate Student Best Research Paper Awards at HONG KONG 2017. The competition is open to all undergraduate students with up to one co-author (the co-author can be a faculty member). The undergraduate student must be the first author. To be eligible for the awards, only full papers will be considered.

Important Dates:
Submission of abstracts 13 March 2017
Submission of full papers 24 April 2017
Undergraduate Student Best Research Paper Awards - Submission of full papers 24 April 2017 Dr Vincent Tung:

Early-bird registration is available until 14 April 2017.

For more information, please visit:

For enquiries, please contact the HONG KONG 2017 Organising Committee on (tel) +852 3400-2317 or at (e-mail)

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