Hotel Online  Special Report

First Asian Gaming Management Seminar
Offered in Hong Kong 


August 31, 2004 - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University(PolyU)’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management(HTM) will host the first Seminar on Gaming Management in Asia Pacific from 20 to 22 October 2004.

The Seminar is aimed to help enhance the professional standard and image of the gaming industry in Asia and provide tools in capitalizing on the rising opportunities driven by the opening up of the Macau market and investment by Las Vegas operators as well as the discussion in many jurisdictions on legalizing casinos. 

Prof. Kaye Chon, Chair Professor and Head of HTM, said, “The Seminar is designed for mid to senior level practitioners in the gaming industry and executives who wish to pursue a career in this area.  Policy makers and tourism planners will also find the seminar rewarding.”

Experienced professionals and academics have been invited to speak at the Seminar. The presentations will include Gaming for Tourism Development by Prof. Cathy Hsu of PolyU, Due Diligence and Casino Licensing by Mr. Fred Gushin of Spectrum Gaming, Table Game and Discounts on Loss by Mr Jim Kilby of UNLV, and Analysis of Slot Floor and Slot Operations Management by Dr Anthony Lucas of UNLV.

Sponsored by Galaxy Resort & Casino, the Seminar will be held in InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong.  The seminar fee for the three-day programme is US$1,000, inclusive of seminar paper, lunch and refreshments.

For further information, please visit or email



School of Hotel & Tourism Management
Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Also See: School of Hotel & Tourism Becomes Independent at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University / June 2004
Jackie Chan Conferred an Honorary Professorship at the School of Hotel & Tourism Management (HTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University / February 2004

To search Hotel Online data base of News and Trends Go to Hotel.Online Search

Home | Welcome! | Hospitality News | Classifieds | Catalogs & Pricing | Viewpoint Forum | Ideas/Trends
Please contact Hotel.Online with your comments and suggestions.