Smart Tourism in the Greater Bay Area Forum

The Smart Tourism in the Greater Bay Area Forum is organised by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in collaboration with the Hospitality and Tourism Research Centre of the SHTM, School of Tourism Management of Sun Yat-sen University and Macao Institute for Tourism Studies.

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) comprises the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and the Macao SAR, alongside nine municipalities in Guangdong Province. Spillovers between member cities are becoming more important as the region's development is constantly growing. Smart tourism, which fuses tourism with technology, is subjected to further exploration and research within the area.

Held both offline and online, the forum serves as a bridge connecting research and practice in smart tourism development within the GBA. It provides a platform on which researchers and practitioners can share and exchange experiences and development strategies relating to smart tourism, aiming to enhance technology and knowledge spillovers across borders in the GBA.

The forum covers a wide range of topics, including:

Registration is now open and take advantage of the early-bird rate until 30 April 2021.

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For list of speakers and panelists, as well as forum programme and other details, please visit: