The past, present, and future of hospitality and tourism higher education in Hong Kong

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Hospitality and tourism management programmes are widely available in Hong Kong. At present, there is no official publication on the history and development of higher education in hospitality and tourism management in Hong Kong. This paper aims to review the history and current status of hospitality and tourism higher education in Hong Kong, focusing on the programmes offered at sub-degree, degree, and post-graduate degree levels, and to explore future directions for its development.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-166
Number of pages30
JournalJournal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jun 2006


  • Higher education
  • Hong Kong
  • Hospitality and tourism education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management

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