FHW Staff – Mumbai
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University is preparing students for leadership positions in their chosen careers by offering the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Hotel and Tourism Management programme and one of the world’s first professional Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management (D HTM) degrees.
Professor Kaye Chon, dean and chair professor, SHTM said, “The hallmark of a world-leading doctoral programme is not only the research it generates but also the extent to which it provides graduates with outstanding career opportunities.”
The PhD programme produces both scholars and industry professionals, with many of the school’s graduates now serving the industry as well as the academia worldwide.
Recent graduates of note include Dr Ahmed Salih, permanent secretary, ministry of tourism, arts and culture, Republic of the Maldives.
The DHTM programme attracts a range of professionals interested in augmenting their careers, from experienced practitioners and government representatives to academics. Now in its seventh year, the programme has a distinct Asian focus.