The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has again excelled in university rankings, taking top spot in the “Hospitality and Tourism Management” category of ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021.
By Luciano Lopez and Beatrice Venturini
Dr. Luciano Lopez been Assistant Professor of Macro & Microeconomics at EHL Campus Lausanne since 2018. As an economist, his research focuses on applied economics, particularly on circular economy practices in the hospitality industry.
Organised by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in collaboration with its Hospitality and Tourism Research Centre, School of Tourism Management (STM) of Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) and Macao Institute for Tourism Studies (IFTM), the Smart Tourism in the Greater Bay Area Forum will take place in Hong Kong on 21 May 2021.
The Indian hospitality sector has grown rapidly in the past couple of decades and is a key employment generator for the country. According to WTTC, travel & tourism sector contributed 6.8% and 8% to the country's total GDP and employment, respectively, in 2019.
View by Iñigo Capell – Executive Vice President and Chief People and Resources Officer at Radisson Hotel Group
"At Radisson Hotel Group (RHG), we are proud to be a company that actively encourages women to excel in their careers through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. At the present time, the hospitality industry is comprised 70% of women, showing an incredible potential for female leadership, however only 8% of women in hospitality hold senior positions, demonstrating a substantial gender disparity."
Earlier on this year, EHL launched its turnkey education programme, VET by EHL, for the hospitality industry and is currently inviting applications from Indian and Chinese academic institutions. Based on one of the best education models in the world, the Swiss Competency Framework, this programme is a blend of skills training, strong learning outcomes and a competence-oriented structure of training content.
Since 2015, EHL has been in partnership with the École d'Hôtellerie et de Tourisme Paul Dubrule in Cambodia. EHT is a non-profit vocational hospitality institution in Siem Reap, whose mission is to give access to disadvantaged young Cambodians and people from the ASEAN community to an innovative and professional education.
View by Osvaldo Mauro – Entrepreneur & Business Developer
"In a nutshell: if you pay metasearch marketing in commissions as you do with OTAs, then they are almost the same thing. You can treat these as other distribution channels. Deep dive explanation:If nowadays we should play a Celebrity Deathmatch (an MTV stop-motion cartoon popular in the 90ties) of the hospitality distribution, it would be Commissions against Cost of Acquisition(CPA)."
PolyU School of Hotel and Tourism Management Engaged to Develop Academic Programmes for University of Tabuk in Saudi Arabia
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is privileged to announce that it has secured a consultancy project to develop academic programmes in tourism and hospitality management for the University of Tabuk (UT) in Saudi Arabia.
After having received the EduTrust certification from Singaporean authorities last June, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne has now secured the location of its future campus.
Year in and year out, we get the opportunity to help truly world-class DOSMs turbo-charge their marketing programs, and identify new ways to keep existing customers and find new ones, all while handing over fewer of their hard-earned marketing dollars to their OTA “partners.
The benefits of studying abroad have long since been embraced by a generation of students looking to broaden their horizons, diversify their knowledge and embrace different cultures on their path into the professional world.
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