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Dr Shin Seunghun
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Seunghun Shin

Assistant Professor


Dr Seunghun Shin joined the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as an Assistant Professor in August 2021. His research interests include social media analytics in hospitality and tourism, traveller behavior in online platforms, and Information technology. His research has been published in the international journals of the hospitality and tourism (e.g., Tourism Management, Journal of Travel Research and International Journal of Hospitality Management, and International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management) and information technology field (e.g., Information Systems Frontiers). Now, as a general secretary of IFITT (International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism), which is one of the most popular communities about the the use and impact of new information and communication technologies (ICT) in the travel and tourism industry and experience, he operates many events of IFITT, including ENTER conference.

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • PhD (Virginia Tech University)
  • MSc (Kyung Hee University)
  • BA (Kyung Hee University)

Academic and Professional Experience

  • Hotel and Tourism Technology Management

Research Interests

  • Social media analytics in hospitality and tourism
  • Traveller behavior in online platforms
  • Information technology

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