Kaye Chon, Dean and Chair Professor, Walter & Wendy Kwok Family Foundation Professor in International Hospitality Management, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Professor Chon has wide-ranging experience and is a sought-after expert in the hospitality and tourism industry as a scholar, speaker, author and editor. One of his co-authored books, Welcome to Hospitality: An Introduction, is used as a textbook in more than 100 hospitality education programmes worldwide.
He previously held academic positions at the University of Houston, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Virginia Tech in the United States. In recognition of his outstanding education work, Professor Chon was awarded the prestigious Ulysses Prize from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation in 2011.