Research Seminar

Seminar Coordinators: Prof. Wenxi JIANG and Prof. Yizhou XIAO

Distinguished Speaker Series

The Distinguished Speaker Series invites veteran executives and government officials to share their views on the challenges facing the hospitality and tourism industries in Hong Kong and Asia and their visions for future opportunities. Over 70 industry leaders have met with our students since the launch of the Series in 1999. The following speakers took part in the 2015 – 2016 Series:

  1. Ms. Rainy Chan, Regional Vice President and General Manager, The Peninsula Hong Kong
  2. Mr. Girish Jhunjhnuwala, Founder & CEO, Ovolo Hotels Group
  3. Ms. Sara Kearney, Senior Vice President, Operations, Hyatt Asia Pacific
  4. Mrs. Karen Li, Director, Corporate Development & Executive Director, Lanson Place, Wing Tai Properties Limited
  5. Ms. Gilly Wong, Chief Executive, The Consumer Council
  6. Mr. Peter Wong, Chairman, Silk Road Hotel Management Limited

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