News for the Hospitality Executive
|May 8, 2007 - In response to the fast expanding opportunities
in the hotel and tourism market in China, the School of Hotel and Tourism
Management of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Hotel Online
successfully hosted the first-ever “Seminar on China Hotel and Tourism
Development” in New York on 27 April 2007.
Staged at Le Parker Meridien hotel in New York City, the Seminar provided an excellent opportunity for business leaders, executives and academics to keep abreast of emerging trends and new developments in China’s hotel and tourism market, and to network with each other.
Prof. Kaye Chon, Chair Professor and Director of PolyU’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management, said: “It has never been more important for US-based developers and investors to learn about how best to capitalise on this upsurge in the market and be part of China’s rush to become the No. 1 international tourist destination.”
The Seminar featured talks on hot topics by renowned China experts as follows:
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China has become the fourth most visited destinations of the world, receiving 124 million inbound travellers in 2006, according to statistics released by China National Tourism Administration (CNTA). It is also forecast by UNWTO that China will become the largest tourism receiving country and the fourth largest source of outbound travel in the world with 100 million outbound travellers by 2020.
Ms Pauline Ngan
|Also See:||Expanding Opportunities in the Hotel Industry in China Prompts a Special One Day Seminar in New York City, April 27, 2007 / February 2007|
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