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  1. Quality service from caring staff keeps guests happy

    Posted Jan 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Kong Tourism Board. Hong Kong Tourism Board executive director Clara Chong said the large number of new visitor attractions opening in the coming years, and continued growth in visitor ... training programmes that meet the hotel sector's changing needs. The combined tourism, hotel and hospitality programmes of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Chinese University of Hong ...

  2. No holiday for thriving tourism industry

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Reports by Chris Davis Hotels are struggling to meet their growing need for skilled staff HONG KONG IS one of the most tourism-oriented economies in the world, and with hotels reporting ... many job opportunities requiring workers with professional training. According to a Tourism Board estimate, more than 21 million visitors and transit passengers arrived in Hong Kong last year, ...

  3. Top tourism school keeps students on cutting edge

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... and master of science (MSc) in hotel and tourism management. The school is the only tertiary institution of its kind in Hong Kong to offer hotel and tourism management degree programmes, both ... 'Career opportunities in Hong Kong and around the region are abundant with the rapid development of the hotel industry. The growth of the convention and events sector as well as the gaming ...

  4. Country living

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... and attractions either. Frequently claimed by the Hong Kong Tourism Board to be 'the back garden of Hong Kong', the district is a haven for yachting, hiking, fishing, golf and the starting point ... of accommodation or a lowering of ones standard of living. On the contrary, while properties of any size in Sai Kung are generally cheaper to lease or buy than similar size properties on Hong Kong Island, ...

  5. Growth spurs quest for skills

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... The continuing economic recovery is boosting interest in Hong Kong's higher education sector, writes Chris Davis HONG KONG's rebounding economy and the promise of continuing ... their cancellation during the devastating Sars epidemic in 2003. Hong Kong's eight universities and various training institutions, meanwhile, are noticing increased interest in postgraduate programmes ...

  6. Joint ventures to offer the best in finance training

    Posted Feb 19th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Financial services has been identified as one of the four pillars that prop up the Hong Kong economy, and it also happens to be the most sustainable, according to Jennifer Ng, associate director of the School of Professional and Continuing Education at the University of Hong Kong (HKU SPACE). The school offers a range of academic and professional finance programmes designed ...

  7. Planning for a brighter future

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Reports by Chris Davis The demand for skilled environmental and public health managers is growing FEW DOUBT THAT air and water pollution in Hong Kong is a serious threat to public health and the reputation of the tourism and business environment. Over the past 30 years, industrialisation and urbanisation in Hong Kong and the surrounding Pearl River Delta area have resulted in a notable ...

  8. Prospects improve for fresh graduates

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Employment opportunities are multiplying, but the competition out there is keener than ever, writes Chris Davis RIDING ON THE BACK of a continuing resurgence of Hong Kong's economy ... agree that the Hong Kong job market will improve this year. The improved job outlook includes opportunities for fresh graduates. According to the Hong Kong Joint Institutions Job Information ...

  9. Lots of room at the inn for the right people

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... industry.' In total, the number of hotel rooms could rise by about 23 per cent to more than 47,000. The Hong Kong Tourism Board predicts room supply will increase by about 40 per cent over the next ... The hospitality industry is facing a critical shortage of workers as a flurry of new establishments open their doors, writes Chris Davis HONG KONG'S hotels are busy places these days, ...

  10. Rock-solid career in HK

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... in Hong Kong and around the region. The scope of his work includes working closely with clients to negotiate lease agreements, conducting location and financial analysis, evaluating legal issues ... firms. The job also involves attending client strategy meetings and social events when overseas clients are visiting Hong Kong. Sometimes the relationship building can take two or three years ...




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