PATA, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(PolyU) School of Hotel & Tourism Management and the Institute For
Tourism Studies (Macau SAR) are jointly organising a special
seminar at this yearís PATA Travel Mart in Macau SAR.
Themed ĎHR Challenges in the Tourism and
Hospitality Industry: Promoting Industry and Academia
Collaborationí, the one-day seminar will address the disconnect
between theory and practice, training and work, from the
perspective of both academia and industry key players, with
opportunities for students and Young PATA members to network with
industry leaders from across the region.
"With the growing
importance of issues relating to human capital development in the
travel and tourism industry, the seminar is expected to provide a
significant forum for all parties to come together and share. The
seminar will feature prominent speakers from all dimensions of the
tourism industry, including employers, educators, students and
employees in the tourism and hospitality trade. The PATA Education
and Training Committee is pleased to take the lead in organising
this meaningful and timely event," said Prof. Kaye Chon, Chairman
of the PATA Education and Training Committee and Director of the
School of Hotel & Tourism Management.
The seminar is
scheduled to be held prior to the official opening of PATA Travel
Mart 2010 at the Institute for Tourism Studies on 14 September
from 9.00-17.30 hrs.
The registration fee is priced at US$30 for
students, US$60 for PATA and Chapter members and PTM2010
participants and US$90 for non-members.
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