CTHM prepares for Tourism 4.0 with lecturers from Australia, Malaysia, Macau

To keep abreast of the changes in the field of tourism, the UST College of Tourism and Hospitality Management conducted four lectures that were held simultaneously at the Albertus Magnus Building on February 22, 2019. Organized for its “Gurus of the Day” Program where the College invites distinguished global academics every term as ‘teachers of the day,’ CTHM invited for the second term experts from Taylor’s University, Malaysia, Sunway University, Malaysia, Australian School of Management, Western Australia, and University of Macau.

The lecturers were: former Taylor’s University Senior VP for International Relations Dr. Andy Nazarechuk, who discussed “Smart Employability Skills for the Future;” Australia School of Management experienced higher education practitioner Mr. Alan Williams, who talked about the topic, “Work Smarter-Not Harder;” Sunway University Pro-Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement Prof. Perry Hobson, Ph.D., who shared his insights on the topic: “Get Smart: How Ready are We for Tourism 4.0”; and University of Macau Faculty of Business Administration Associate Dean Prof. Glenn McCartney, Ph.D., who discussed the topic “Getting Smart with Tourism City Marketing.”

The lectures were participated in by students from the Tourism Management and Hospitality Management programs. According to CTHM Assistant Dean Assoc. Prof. Amy Mia R. Turaray, the college is able to invite international speakers through the professional
organizations of which CTHM is a member, and through their linkages. The “Gurus of the Day” program is part of the internationalization efforts of the College.

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