GTTP China was launched first in Ningbo and is under the direction of Dr. Hanqin Zhang Qiu. Now students from across China are participating. Professor of international tourism at Hong Kong Polytechnic. 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.
As the coordinator for China MSc in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University , she has started MSc Program together with Zhejiang University in 1999 and now the program is running very successfully. Dr. Qiu has been actively involved in consulting and executive training programs in China.
Hanqin Qiu, PhD, CHE
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
17 Science Museum Road
TST East, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Visiting Chair Professor of South China University of Technology
Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism