Welcome to
the 2nd GBA Smart Tourism Forum

Prof Kaye Chon

Prof Haiyan Song

Forum Co-Chair

Dean and Chair Professor

Walter & Wendy Kwok Family Foundation Professor in International Hospitality Management

School of Hotel and Tourism Management 

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  

Forum Co-Chair

Associate Dean and Chair Professor

Mr and Mrs Chan Chak Fu Professor in International Tourism

School of Hotel and Tourism Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University   

 

Speakers and Panelists

Invited Speakers 

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Prof Dimitrios BUHALIS

The Hong Kong

Polytechnic University

Ms Xiaoyu CHENG

Lushu Technology

Prof Kaye CHON

The Hong Kong

Polytechnic University

Mr Daniel CHUN

Smart City Consortium

Dr Zhuowei HUANG

Sun Yat-sen University

Prof Rob LAW

University of Macau

Prof Qiuju LUO

Sun Yat-sen University

Prof Haiyan SONG

The Hong Kong

Polytechnic University

Mr Bowen SUN

Trip.com Group

Dr Fanny VONG

Macao Institute for Tourism Studies

Dr Dan WANG

The Hong Kong

Polytechnic University

Prof Zheng XIANG (Phil)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

 
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FORUM VENUE
Organised by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and its Hospitality and Tourism Research Centre together with STR, supported by Sun Yat-Sen University and Macao Institute for Tourism Studies, and sponsored by the University Grants Committee, the Forum will be held at the SHTM located in the heart of Hong Kong.
 
For over 40 years, the SHTM has refined our distinctive vision of hospitality and tourism education, becoming a symbol of excellence in the field. From our humble beginnings as a diploma-conferring department, the School has risen to become one of the largest hospitality and tourism schools in Asia, and amongst the top such schools worldwide. Ranked No. 1 in the world in the “Hospitality and Tourism Management” category in ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021 for the fifth consecutive year, placed No. 1 globally in the “Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services” category in the University Ranking by Academic Performance in 2020/2021 for four years in a row, rated No. 1 in the world in the “Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism” subject area by the CWUR Rankings by Subject 2017, and ranked No.1 in Asia in the “Hospitality and Leisure Management” subject area in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 for the fifth consecutive year.
 
With a strong international team of over 80 academics from diverse cultural backgrounds and its teaching and research hotel, Hotel ICON, the School is advancing teaching and research, inspiring a new generation of passionate, pioneering professionals to take their positions as leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Address: 17 Science Museum Road Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong 
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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