Public Forum on SMART TOURISM, SMART DESTINATIONS

 
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The Public Forum on "SMART TOURISM, SMART DESTINATIONS" will will take place on Friday, 22 February 2019, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, at theGrand Hall, Mong-Ha Campus of the Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao. We will discuss developments in and deployment of smart and E-tourism technologies for the Greater Bay Area, as well as the opportunities and challenges they bring for tourism, the hospitality and travel industries, and communities. 

Participation in the session is free-of-charge but prior registration is required. The Forum will be conducted in English, with simultaneous translation (English to Mandarin) provided for only 25 attendees on a first-come-first-served basis (due to the limited number of earphones).

Agenda

3:00pm  Presentation by Mr. Ricky Hoi, Deputy Director of the Macao Government Tourism Office

3:20pm  Presentation by Prof. Rob Law, Professor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management 

3:40pm  Presentation by Dr. Jason Ni, Executive Director, Research, Planning and Strategy of Wynn Macau 

4:000pm  Panel discussion and Q&A, Moderated by Dr. Shanshan Qi, Assistant Professor of the Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao

4:30-5:00pm  Refreshments and networking

Registration and more information

Please visit https://bit.ly/2HtrXzb

About the Forum

This will be the fourth special open-to-the-public forum organized by IFT as part of its Greater Bay Area initiatives in training, education, and research, undertaken jointly with Sun Yet Sen University’s School of Tourism and the School of Hotel and Tourism Management of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.