GTTP China was launched first in Ningbo and is under the direction of Dr. Hanqin Qiu, Dean and Distinguished Professor, Nankai University. Now students from across China are participating. She has been teaching China tourism related subjects at both undergraduate and graduate level. Her research interests are tourism studies, consumer behaviour, and China hotel and tourism development and policy issues. Chinese students now participate in GTTP competitions and global activities. Passport to the World, the GTTP introductory curriculum is available in a Chinese-English version that is especially useful in bi-lingual teaching. Published by the Zhejiang University Press, it is available through the Press or through Professor Qiu.
Dr. Qiu has been actively involved in consulting and executive training programs in China.
Hanqin Qiu, PhD, CHE
Dean and Distinguished Professor l College of Tourism and Service Management, Nankai University
Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism