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Leisure and Tourism Management

Cathay Pacific Airways has played a leading role in airline industry with good reputation. To learn from their experiences and widen our students’ exposures to airline industry, the Programme Management Team of Associate of Social Science in Leisure and Tourism Management (LTM), Division of Social Sciences, had recruited 19 students to join the Cathay Pacific City Visit Programme on 7 January 2019. The activity was very comprehensive with Corporate Presentation, Career Talk and Flight Training Centre Tour. Students had learned that the company has been putting in place a comprehensive approach to build up an international brand in airline industry by providing high quality customer services and product development. Through this visit, students could integrate knowledge and experiences both for further study and career development.

Sky100 Observation Deck and Big Bus are positioned as tourist destinations of Hong Kong providing excellent guest experiences connecting them with city life of Hong Kong. To learn from their experiences and widen our students’ exposures to these two inbound tourism drivers in Hong Kong, the Programme Management Team of Associate of Social Science in Leisure and Tourism Management (ASocSc LTM), Faculty of Social Sciences, organized a technical visit to Sky100 and Big Bus on 12 April 2019 to examine the impacts of these two attractions on inbound tourism of Hong Kong. Our students had understood the operation of these two tourist attractions and experienced their high quality customer services from the perspective of a tourist. As a whole, participants found this technical visit interesting, rewarding and fruitful.

North Lantau has been developed as tourist destination in past decade including Ngong Ping 360 (NP360), Po Lin Temple, Big Buddha, Wisdom Path, Tai O Village, Tai O Heritage Hotel etc. The tourism resources of North Lantau Island are rich and diversified to boost local economy and tourism.

To explore the tourism development of North Lantau, the Programme Management Team, Associate of Social Science in Leisure and Tourism Management, Division of Social Sciences, organized field trip to North Lantau on 9 March 2019. Through the guided tour to Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car System, Wisdom Path, Po Lin Temple, Big Buddha, Tai O Heritage Hotel and Tai O Village, students had impressed the recent tourism development of North Lantau that had enhanced the number of visitors to North Lantau especially in weekend and public holidays. They witnessed the tourism bloom in North Lantau that had triggered the local economy and become the “Must See” tourist destination in Hong Kong. As a whole, participants found the field trip interesting, rewarding and fruitful.

The Peak including the peak tram, the peak tower, sky terrace 428, Madam Tussauds Hong Kong etc. has been developed as one of the top ten tourist destinations in Hong Kong due to its rich and diversified tourism resources.

To explore the tourism development of the Peak as tourist destination in Hong Kong, the Programme Management Team, Associate of Social Science in Leisure and Tourism Management, Division of Social Sciences, organized two identical field trips on 6 and 13 October 2018 respectively for 94 students. Participants enjoyed the ride on the peak tram and walked around the Peak. Students had also visited the World Class tourist attraction of Madam Tussauds Hong Kong. The students had an impression that the recent development of the Peak had enhanced the number of visitors and had examined the key reasons why it became the “must see” tourist attraction in Hong Kong to have sustainable development. As a whole, participants found the field trip interesting, rewarding and fruitful.

Equipping students with recent development of wines and spirits tourism when the Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival 2018 is coming, the Programme Management Team, Associate of Social Science in Leisure and Tourism Management, Division of Social Sciences, organized a 2-hours wines & spirits training professional trainer from Hong Kong Cocktail School on 12 October 2018 for 24 students studying tourism studies stream.

Participants had learned the latest wines & spirits trends and standards. They had acquired wines & spirits tasting skills in a professional manner by assessing the quality of 3 types of wines and spirits: White, Red and Sparkling wine respectively. Cocktail demonstration by interactive and creative wine games with Aroma Kits was provided. As a whole, participants found this training workshop interesting, rewarding and fruitful.

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