Prior joining the academia, I have been working in hotel and travel industry for more than 20 years; holding the IT management positions in various international and local chain hotels, and was also the Director of Operations of a local travel agency for seven years, which was the first online travel agency in Hong Kong that provide online reservation in 2000. I was involved in daily operation management, openings, system migration, and contingency planning in Hong Kong and China. I also provided consultancy service on operations workflow, strategic planning and marketing plans to hotel, travel organization and government.
My Research Interest
I am an eMarketing and information management expert with specialisation in technology applications in the Tourism, Travel, Hospitality and Leisure industries. My research interests include smart hospitality, robotic service in hotel, consumer behaviour in social media,e-marketing, website evaluation, and IT application implementation.