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  1. Tourism students learn on the job

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tourism Board and members of the Hong Kong Travel Industry Council. Students helped arrange transport during the Olympic equestrian competition in 2008 and the World Trade Organisation ministerial meeting in 2005, says Dennis Wong, senior lecturer in the department of hotel, service and tourism studies at the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Haking Wong) (HKIVE), which has 600 ...

  2. Tourism boost for HK

    Posted Dec 25th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Two local students presented their ideas about the development of cultural tourism in Hong Kong in front of an international audience in Germany. Organised by the Global Travel ... of Cultural Tourism Development in Hong Kong', their proposal traced the origins of the city's cultural development. It introduced unique cultural attractions and outlined what ...

  3. Big breaks going in tourism sector

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... students with comprehensive and the most updated knowledge in the hospitality industry, the Hong Kong Management Association offers an advanced diploma in hospitality and casino management. ... for success in the hospitality industry, many private institutions, Hong Kong universities and teaching institutions in Macau offer a range of undergraduate programmes. Hotel groups, including ...

  4. More pupils want to take degrees in tourism

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... a popular subject in Hong Kong. A rising number were interested in medical sciences, with 16 per cent including it among their top three choices of study, from 13 per cent in 2002. Lee Kam-hon, ... of the limited number of degree-holders in the industry. 'The number of places should be increased gradually to maintain student quality,' he said. 'Hong Kong is the training ground ...

  5. PolyU's hotel and tourism school ranks second in the world

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Polytechnic University's school of hotel and tourism management now ranks second in the world and its director is confident it is closing in on the top spot. The latest World Ranking of the Top 100 Hospitality and Tourism Programmes, to be released in the November issue of the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, rank universities based ...

  6. PolyU paves the way for graduates in tourism

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Crystal Tai

    ... Crystal Tai THE TOURISM INDUSTRY in Hong Kong is looking better than ever. The recent opening of Disneyland, the upcoming Lantau cable car system and plans to upgrade the Peak Tower all ... on this and schools and programmes have been set up or expanded. The School of Hotel and Tourism Management became an independent unit at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2002 and it offers ...

  7. Tourism marketing

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The University of Surrey in Britain is partnering with the University of Hong Kong's School of Professional and Continuing Education to offer a master's of science degree in tourism marketing. Wyn Li, the programme lecturer, says the degree caters to people working in tourism who want to upgrade their knowledge base. 'The course is suitable for people working ...

  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    Thousands of mainland students flock to Hong Kong for SAT exams

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 11:12am by Ernest Kao

    ... article. According to local media reports, from October 2007 to June 2008, up to 7,000 mainland students came to Hong Kong to take the exams. From October 2008 to June 2009, the figure had nearly doubled to more than 15,000. The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) estimates this figure will exceed 40,000 by the end of this year. Two factors have been driving the mass ...

  9. Tourism graduates pin hopes on economy

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... expectations for the development of tourism and related markets, especially with Hong Kong Disneyland being due to open this year. Kevin Chu Ho-yin, 24, said he had several job offers from big ... a job,' said Kevin. 'I believe that when Hong Kong Disneyland opens in September, the prospects of the tourism field will be even brighter.' The new degree programme takes only a year ...

  10. Students look at pros and cons of tourism

    Posted Jan 13th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... and adapted to tourism,' said Ms Wong. One of the students, Chung Pui-shan, 15, said it is important for people in Hong Kong to learn more about tourism. 'Tourism can stimulate economic ... discussions, role play, watching videos and going on trips. We went to Peng Chau to see how tourism could be developed there. I think the government should teach students to protect Hong Kong more ...




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