2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference
On 22 – 25 May, Hotel ICON will play host to 2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference. The conference serves a unique platform for academics, industry leaders, journal editors, young scholars and researchers to define the future roadmap of the global industry.
World-class Hotel and Tourism School
For 40 years, the School of Hotel and Tourism Management has refined a distinctive vision of hospitality and tourism education and become a world-leading hotel and tourism school, exemplifying its motto of Leading Hospitality and Tourism. Through Hotel ICON, the SHTM’s innovative teaching and research hotel and a vital aspect of its paradigm-shifting approach to hospitality and tourism education, the School is advancing teaching, learning and research, inspiring a new generation of passionate, pioneering professionals to take their positions as leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry.
About 4th Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference
Following the success of the 3rd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference held in 2017, the 4th Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference (HONG KONG 2019) will again be hosted and organized by the SHTM. HONG KONG 2019 will be held concurrently with the 2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference at Hotel ICON in Hong Kong on 22-25 May. This conference will serve as a unique platform for academics, industry leaders, journal editors, young scholars and researchers to define the future roadmap of the global industry.
APacCHRIE chapter was formed in 2002 to promote academic and research exchanges among hospitality, food service and tourism educators and industry practitioners in Asia Pacific. It became a Federation at I-CHRIE's 60th annual conference in July 2006.
EuroCHRIE represents 185 International CHRIE members. The European Federation brings together educators from hospitality & tourism management schools and universities into a global network in close co-operation with industry representatives. Under the CHRIE umbrella, both education and industry combine their efforts to shape the future of hospitality & tourism.
EuroCHRIE offers an ideal platform to share information through conferences, publications and individual networking. The organisation's strength is based on its sheer force of sharing and exchanging ideas, visions, experiences, educational material, research and technological know-how.
2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Youth Conference
Hosted by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and co-organised by APacCHRIE and EuroCHRIE, the 2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Youth Conference will take place on 23-24 May 2019 at the Jockey Club Innovation Tower of PolyU.
Featured Speakers Include:
Ms. Rainy Chan – Former General Manager of The Peninsula Hong Kong
Professor Kaye Chon – Dean and Chair Professor
Dr. Jennifer Cronin – Wharf Hotels Management Limited
Panel Discussion – Inspiration and Passion for Hospitality Career: Sharing from Recent Graduates:
Miss Gloria Chan – Director of Development Planning & Feasibility Asia Pacific, Marriott International Inc.
Mr. David Lau – Managing Director, Popsible Hospitality Management Limited
Miss Pureanae Jang – Assistant Manager, Colliers International, Hong Kong
Mr. Calvin Yuen – Manager, Corporate Food and Beverage, Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited