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  1. Tourism marketing

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

    ... 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 in hotels, airlines, travel agencies and cruise ships. Students come from diverse backgrounds. As tourism is a multifaceted industry, it is beneficial for students from different backgrounds ...

  2. Tourism students learn on the job

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

    ... Practical work experience while studying is always beneficial, but this is especially true for students in tourism-related fields. 'People in the industry always emphasise experience is more important than academic learning in this field,' says Gloria Chan, a student at Polytechnic University (PolyU), who is in her first year of a master of philosophy degree in tourism ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Hotel and tourism unit opens doors

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Master of Science (MSc) in Hotel and Tourism Management offered by Polytechnic University gives students the chance to connect with relevant professionals in the industry in problem ... and tourism industry. The course develops leadership skills and enhances career prospects in the hotel and tourism industry. The programme offers a unique blend of academic challenges in an applied ...

  5. Big breaks going in tourism sector

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

    ... credentials to keep Asia's vibrant tourism and hospitality industry running smoothly is at an all-time high. Bob McKercher, of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at Polytechnic ... of philosophy in hotel and tourism management, and a master of science/postgraduate diploma in hotel and tourism management. Professor McKercher said the objective of the postgraduate programmes ...

  6. 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 and Tourism Partnership, the 2006 International Tourism Conference was held in Hamburg last month. Students from nine countries introduced their cultural attractions and traditions at the symposium. ...

  7. Tourism is top choice

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jobs in the tourism sector are the most appealing to secondary students, a survey has revealed. Conducted in February by San Hilton Education Association, the survey was completed by 1,000 ... looking strong, students have a rosy view of the tourism industry. 'The enthusiasm and interest students show in theme parks has everything to do with the rebound in tourist numbers. ...

  8. Students look at pros and cons of tourism

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

    ... Jonathan Powell A group of 22 students are preparing to visit Thailand during Chinese New Year to learn more about how tourism can develop communities while at the same time damage them. ... a series of workshops on a specific theme with the purpose of developing an understanding of world issues. This year the project is focusing on tourism and social development. Sandy Wong, one ...

  9. More pupils want to take degrees in tourism

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

    ... Linda Yeung But teaching is becoming less popular among sixth-formers, survey finds More than 30 per cent of sixth-formers are interested in pursuing hotel and tourism studies, a survey has shown. The survey by the Hok Yau Club's Student Guidance Centre of 1,393 sixth-formers was conducted last month to gauge students' study aspirations. Hotel and tourism studies ...

  10. Log on to the next wave in tourism

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Online master's programme can open the door to career advancement- and it's a virtual treat, writes Andrea Li WITH THE REGION'S hospitality and tourism industry expected ... such programme is the MSc in tourism and travel management, launched just a year ago by the University of Nottingham and online graduate school U21Global. It incorporates tourism courses run ...




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