Hotel ICON general manager Richard Hatter FIH re-activates the Institute’s Hong Kong Branch


This September Hotel ICON welcomed the active members of the Institute of Hospitality Hong Kong Branch for lively interaction and to discuss future steps on re-launching the branch.

Attendees included Andrew Jones FIH, Chairman of the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s Executive Board, Duncan Palmer FIH, Managing Director of the soon-to-open Marco Polo Hotels flagship property in Hong Kong, and Kaye Chon FIH, Dean of School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Members and representatives of the Institute of Hospitality Hong Kong Student Chapter brought forward many constructive ideas on how to promote the chapter’s role in the metropolis by conducting a wide range of leadership and education-based events.

Richard Hatter, Chairman of the Hong Kong Branch, is positive about the future of the Hong Kong branch: “In conjunction with the planned activities we will not only re-engage current members of the Institute of Hospitality, but will also attract other industry professionals in the city to join the institution and to unite professionals, promote excellence &, facilitate learning.”

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In separate news, read about Hotel ICON’s pioneering use of electric and eco-friendly vehicles


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