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Hong Kong

Hong Kong, the city where east meets west, boasts a wealth of shopping, dining and entertainment attraction. Tourism is one of Hong Kong’s four pillar industries and the city has rich experience in serving hotel guests, cruise passengers and conference delegates to international standards. Hong Kong’s prosperous and well-travelled local population presents exciting opportunities for travel service companies, while the city’s strategic location within five hours’ flight of half the world’s population secures its popularity as a leisure and business travel destination. Hong Kong is well known for being home to some of the world’s finest hotels and the rapid growth of business and leisure travel in Asia has increased demand for accommodation at every price level.

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PolyU Hosted Inaugural World Summit for Deans of Independent Schools of Hospitality and Tourism

Initiated and hosted by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the first ever World Summit for Deans of Independent Schools of Hospitality and Tourism was held at Hotel ICON on 27-29 May 2018.

PolyU receives donation from Zhejiang Drore Technology to advance hospitality and tourism education

With full support from Drore, two entry scholarships per academic year will be set up for three years commencing 2017. The scholarships will be awarded to local as well as non-local students intending to pursue their studies at the SHTM with the Master of Science (MSc) in Global Hospitality Business, MSc in International Hospitality Management, MSc in International Tourism and Convention Management or MSc in International Wine Management programmes.