2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference

cum 4th Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference

East meets West  in Hospitality and Tourism Education 

Hong Kong SAR, China

22 - 25 May 2019






Asia Pacific CHRIE or better known as APacCHRIE is a Federation of the I-CHRIE. Members of APacCHRIE constitute all countries at the Pacific Rim who must also be a registered member of I-CHRIE. The Geographical boundary of APacCHRIE can be segmentised to 4 areas as following:


  • Area I: East Asia (PRC, Taiwan, Korea & Japan)

  • Area II: Southeast Asia (ASEAN member countries & Indo-China)

  • Area III: Oceania (Australia, New Zealand & the Pacific Islands)

  • Area IV: Indian Sub-continent (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka)


APacCHRIE chapter was formed in 2002 to promote academic and research exchanges among hospitality, food service and tourism educators and industry practitioners in Asia Pacific. It became a Federation at I-CHRIE's 60th annual conference in July 2006.


APacCHRIE board members meet twice a year, once in January and the other during the annual conference, to discuss issues related to education within the Asia Pacific region.

About EuroCHRIE

EuroCHRIE is the official federation for Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa of International CHRIE, the leading international organisation that supports education and training for the world's largest industry.


EuroCHRIE represents 185 International CHRIE members. The European Federation brings together educators from hospitality & tourism management schools and universities into a global network in close co-operation with industry representatives. Under the CHRIE umbrella, both education and industry combine their efforts to shape the future of hospitality & tourism.


EuroCHRIE offers an ideal platform to share information through conferences, publicationsand individual networking. The organisation's strength is based on its sheer force of sharing and exchanging ideas, visions, experiences, educational material, research and technological know-how.

About 4   Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference

Following the success of the 3rd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference held in 2017, the 4th Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference (HONG KONG 2019) will again be hosted and organized by the SHTM. HONG KONG 2019 will be held concurrently with the 2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference at Hotel ICON in Hong Kong on 22-25 May.


This conference will serve as a unique platform for academics, industry leaders, journal editors, young scholars and researchers to define the future roadmap of the global industry.

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management

World-class Hotel and Tourism School

For close to 40 years, the SHTM has refined a distinctive vision of hospitality and tourism education and become a world-leading hotel and tourism school, exemplifying its motto of Leading Hospitality and Tourism. With 75 academic staff drawing from 22 countries and regions around the world, the School offers programmes at levels ranging from undergraduate degrees to doctoral degrees.


Rated No. 1 in the world in the “Hospitality and Tourism Management” category according to ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017, placed No. 1 in the world in the “Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism” subject area by the CWUR Rankings by Subject 2017 and ranked among the top 3 “Hospitality and Leisure Management” institutions globally in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017/2018, the SHTM is driven by the need to serve its industry and academic communities through the advancement of education and dissemination of knowledge.


Through Hotel ICON, the SHTM’s innovative teaching and research hotel and a vital aspect of its paradigm-shifting approach to hospitality and tourism education, the School is advancing teaching, learning and research, inspiring a new generation of passionate, pioneering professionals to take their positions as leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry.

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