Recently, the 11th APacCHRIE Youth Conference organized by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University was held in Hong Kong, China. Our school’s business students Shuyao Feng and Ziqian Zeng, Haoyue Yu had submitted papers written under the guidance of teacher Aijing Liu and then participated in a two-day academic meeting, and have done academic reports on Development and testing of tourism motivation scale Based on Insta-famous perspectives of college students and Environmental Knowledge and Pro-environmental Behavior of Tourists in Swan Nature Reserve ——Taking affection and personal norm as mediating variables in English. During the meeting, due to the impact of the COVID19 epidemic, the three participants chose to participate in the online meeting and reported through the online meeting software ZOOM.
This conference aims to promote the progress of teaching, learning, research and practice in the field of hotel and tourism operation and management, encourage and strengthen high-quality hotel and tourism education projects, and share knowledge about the promotion of hotel and tourism education nationally and internationally. During the conference, three participants have had wide academic communication with other students from different universities such as Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Sun Yat-sen University, and other universities from South Korea, Taiwan， etc about HR management, hotel industry management, tourists’ behavior, destination development, tourism theory development, and tourism technology progress. At the same time, they have actively promoted and introduced our school.
The 11th APacCHRIE Youth Conference invited 32 undergraduate representatives from 15 universities in 6 countries. This conference provided two days for undergraduates with different cultural backgrounds to discuss and exchange ideas, knowledge and practical skills related to the tourism industry through four activities including plenary meetings, keynote speeches, paper presentations, and professor interviews. With the support of teachers from the Tourism Management Department of the Business School, young students majoring in Tourism Management are gradually going to the international rostrum, giving speeches at internationally renowned academic conferences, showing the stage presence of our school to young people of the same age, and the scientific research capabilities and international perspectives of undergraduates are gradually improving.