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PolyU Establishes Kwok Hospitality Awards at School of Hotel and Tourism Management
September 19, 2017
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is pleased to have received support from the Kwok Scholars Association (KSA) for the establishment of Kwok...
PolyU Study Finds Room Attribute Preferences Vital to Hotel Profit Maximisation
September 14, 2017
Hotel managers need to understand the value that customers place on particular room features and charge for them accordingly, argue Dr Lorenzo Masiero of the...
PolyU Releases Report on 2016 Tourist Satisfaction and Tourism Service Quality Indices
September 12, 2017
The 2016 PolyU Tourist Satisfaction Index (PolyU TSI) and Tourism Service Quality Index (PolyU TSQI) show general increases compared with the 2015 results,...
PolyU School of Hotel and Tourism Management Scholar Conferred Endowed Professorship
September 5, 2017
Endowed by the Victoria Park Hotels Limited, Professor Haiyan Song, Associate Dean of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong...
PolyU Study Finds Understanding Travel Needs Can Help Improve Elderly Quality of Life
August 31, 2017
Identifying the travel needs of different groups of elderly people in Hong Kong is the first step in providing appropriate services that can improve their...
PolyU School of Hotel and Tourism Management Ranked World No. 1
July 11, 2017
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is ranked No. 1 in the world, according to...
PolyU Study Finds Review Features Influence Hotel Booking Intentions
June 26, 2017
Potential guests reading online hotel reviews are influenced by a range of underlying features when forming their booking intentions, according to Ph.D....
3rd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference Hosted by School of Hotel and Tourism Management to Celebrate PolyU’s 80th Anniversary
June 13, 2017
3rd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference
hosted by School of Hotel and Tourism Management to celebrate PolyU’s 80th Anniversary
The School of...
PolyU to Host HONG KONG 2017: 3rd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference
May 22, 2017
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will host the HONG KONG 2017: 3rd Global Tourism &...
PolyU Study Finds More Knowledge Needed of Muslim Tourists’ Requirements
May 18, 2017
Although Muslim tourists constitute a large and growing sector of the travel market, greater awareness is needed of their specific requirements according to...
PolyU Study Finds Package Tours Limit Tourist Satisfaction
April 26, 2017
Package tours can result in low tourist satisfaction even though they are economically advantageous, according to a recently published study done by Assistant...
HNA Hospitality Group Gives Boost for SHTM to Advance Hospitality Education
April 20, 2017
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is pleased to have received a RMB300,000 donation from the...
PolyU Study Finds Social Media Critical for Overseas DMOs in China
March 29, 2017
Overseas destination marketing organisations (DMOs) wanting to improve their marketing strategies in China should consider expanding their social media...
School of Hotel and Tourism Management Entered into Strategic Partnership with HNA Hospitality Group in Support of Talent Development
February 20, 2017
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the HNA Hospitality Group (HNA) have recently come...
PolyU Study Finds Chinese Hotels Must Act on OTAs
February 13, 2017
13 February 2017 - Hotels in China have “little negotiating power” with online travel agents (OTAs) and could do more to resist their increasingly...
PolyU Study Finds Guest Profile Matters for Hotel Bookings
January 18, 2017
When booking hotel rooms, guests with different profiles tend to choose different types of booking channels, with some preferring to book directly through the...
PolyU Study Finds Context is Key for Mobile Travelers
November 29, 2016
With travellers’ behaviour becoming ever more dynamic and socially connected through the use of mobile technology, tourism practitioners stand to benefit...
PolyU Launches Online MicroMasters in International Hospitality Management
November 3, 2016
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is pleased to announce a MicroMasters programme in...
PolyU Study Finds Hong Kong to Feel Pressure from China’s Free Trade Zones
October 31, 2016
The further development of China’s new free trade zones (FTZs) is likely to affect Hong Kong’s tourism industry in various ways, according to Ph.D....
PolyU Study Finds Tourists Resilient to Hong Kong Weather
September 20, 2016
Tourists are quite resilient and rarely change their plans when they encounter poor weather while visiting Hong Kong, according to Professor Bob McKercher of...