Tourism

News

20 Aug 2021
Scientists create a new process control model to protect systems from assailants and natural fluctuations
12 Oct 2020
Governments around the world are taking steps to slow the pace of global warming. In the report titled "Hong Kong’s Climate Action Plan 2030+", a 70 per cent reduction in carbon intensity by the year 2030 was set. Achieving this ambitious target will require a major change in behaviour at both the corporate and individual levels.
17 Sep 2020
This year’s ADB-Asian Think Tank Development Forum will provide a venue to share ideas and experiences among affiliated scholars on the policies and strategies that countries should pursue to mitigate the big slump in the tourism industry. Deadline 30 September 2020.
29 May 2015
Researchers in South-East Asia are studying how tourism policy and local community involvement impact the tourism industry.
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20 Jul 2014
Will Tokyo be able to unveil a disaster-prepared, barrier-free Tokyo at the Olympics where the elderly, disabled, and foreign visitors can live in safety? Opinion article by Prof. Yuji Hasemi of Waseda University.
26 May 2014
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) organised the Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference and Asia Tourism Forum on 18-20 May in Hong Kong. The conference culminated in a gala dinner on 20 May, which was also held in celebration of the SHTM’s 35th anniversary.
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21 Jul 2013
Professor Hoon Lee offers solutions for Korean tourism
PolyU Teaching and Research Hotel
30 Oct 2009
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is ranked no. 2 in the world among academic institutions in hospitality and tourism...
02 Oct 2009
Press Release - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is proud to have the largest number of International Academy for the Study of Tourism (IAST) members in any university worldwide.
16 Mar 2009
The 1st University of the Philippines Asian Institute of Tourism Conference featured folklore of Sariaya, Quezon for a glimpse into the province's history and culture. The conference presented partial findings of the Open Grant Research Project on "Alternative Model Towards Sustainable Tourism," funded by the Chancellor of UP Diliman.

Events

05 Apr 2008
Lima, Peru - Sustainable tourism is a key economic driver for the Asia-Pacific region, creating jobs and promoting investment and development. The meeting will discuss cultural tourism issues, and the possibility of making climate change one of the main issues for the meeting.
16 Jul 2007
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The conference aims to explore the new concept in heritage, tourism, hospitality and event, to further strengthen the relationships and networking opportunities with educators, researchers and industry colleagues locally and internationally.
05 Jun 2007
KL, Malaysia - This conference aims to uncover the secrets of tourism’s leaders, learning from those destinations and organizations which have been conspicuously successful in tourism planning, development and marketing.

Researchers

Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Dr. Connie Cassy Ompok is an early childhood education expert and a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology and Education, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She Started her career in Early Childhood Education as a preschool teacher (2004-2007), a lecturer in early childhood education at the Malaysian Institute of Teacher Education (2008-2016) before serving as a Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at UMS (2016 until now).
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
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Prof. Lisa C. Wan is an Associate Professor of School of Hotel and Tourism Management and Department of Marketing at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. She is also the Director of the Centre for Hospitality and Real Estate Research. She was the recipient of the Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award 2017 presented by CUHK, the Faculty Teaching Excellence Award 2017 and the Faculty Teaching Merit Award 2012-2017, 2018-19 presented by CUHK Business School.
Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Associate Professor Sitti Raehanah Muhamad Shaleh is the director of Borneo Marine Research Institute at Universiti Malaysia Sabah.
I am a socio-cultural anthropologist and faculty member at Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh, pursuing my graduate research on Rohingya refugee policy at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA.
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Associate Professor at Department of Landscape Architecture, KAED, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Research interests include urban design/urban landscape, cultural landscape, residential landscape, GIS and human-computer interaction, and environmental planning.