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Hong Kong PolyU's School of Hotel and Tourism Management Organizes Five Day Advanced Hotel Management
Program; Targets Hotel Senior Executives
12 November 2003 - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)ís School of Hotel and Tourism Management (HTM), in collaboration with the Hong Kong Hotels Association, will jointly present The Hong Kong Winter School by offering a new executive training program for the hospitality industry from 27 to 31 January 2004.

Combining the theories with practical experiences, the advanced hotel management Program run by The Hong Kong Winter School is targeted at senior executives from hospitality who wish to sharpen their own skills and add value to their organizations.  By attending the program, participants can also keep abreast of the latest developments in service industry and other management issues.

During the five-day course, this School will cover a wide range of topics including human resources management, service management, administration and strategies, communications, crisis management and sales and marketing, etc.

Following last yearís success, the School is held for the second year.  Positive comments were received from past participants.  Most of them found that the program helped them refresh hotel knowledge and allowed them to gain new information from the respected and highly experienced lecturers.  The program also provided them plenty to think about with regard to further developing the business and enhancing their image in the competitive market.

Prof. Kaye Chon, Chair Professor & Head, HTM, PolyU is among the speakers. Renowned academics and industry leaders from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, The Pennsylvania State University are also invited to speak on various areas.

The Program is supported by The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, JW Marriott Hong Kong, The Peninsula Hotels, Pacific Asia Travel Association, World Tourism Organization and Hotel Asia Pacific.

The Program is now open for registration at:


Prof. Kaye Chon
Chair Professor and Head
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Tel. 2766 6382

Also See: Hong Kong PolyU Crafting Leading Brand Name in Hotel and Tourism Education / Aug 2002

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