Master of Tourism Management Faculty and Students on Chinese National News

During the 12th annual international tourism forum in Guilin – hosted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Hong Kong Polytechnic Institute, and Guilin Tourism Office – Knight and MTM-China students were exposed to new trends in tourism, to exquisite foods and other-worldly riverscapes, and to substantial networking opportunities with global leaders in tourism business, education, and planning.

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How Did Lift Tickets Become So Expensive?

According to Mark Gasta, Associate Professor for the Master of Tourism Management program and former executive vice president of Vail Resorts, the shift in lift-pass structuring and pricing in the industry was more than a simple fight for market share. It was about rewarding loyalty and early decision making.

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Tourism Naturally Conference – May 16-18 – Austria

The Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources’s Tourism Naturally Conference is being hosted this year by University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU) in TAUERN SPA Zell am See – Kaprun, Austria – May 16-18, 2018.

The plenary track theme 2018 is “Nature based Tourism, Health & Well-being” and the venue is one of Austria’s most modern spa resorts, situated in the heart of Salzburg’s famous ski areas. During the conference, experts will give insight into sustainable management, product development, and new trends in nature based tourism – but with a special focus on landscape, culture, and health issues.

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