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Dr. WAN Sze Mei Selina


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10-217, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
+852 34425833
+852 34420346

Research Areas

Hospitality and Tourism Research


D.HTM - Hotel and Tourism Management (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)


Dr. Wan received her doctorate degree from the School of Hotel and Tourism Management of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to joining the City University of Hong Kong, Dr. Wan obtained an extensive working experience in the hospitality and tourism industry. Her research interests are sustainable tourism, destination marketing, and hospitality & tourism management. Dr. Wan has obtained the Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) and the Certificate in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) as offered by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA).

Professional Qualifications

QualificationCertifying Organization
Certified ESG Planner CEP®International Chamber of Sustainable Development (ICSD)
Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI)
Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE)American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI)

Supervisory Experience

2018MBA Residential Trip - Supervisor for the Cruise Terminal under the Melaka Gateway project


Journal Publications and Reviews

McKercher, Bob; Wan, Sze Mei; Tse, Tony S.M. / Are Short Duration Cultural Festivals Tourist Attractions?. 2006; In: Journal of Sustainable Tourism. Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 55-66

Conference Papers

Wan, Selina; So, Angel / Towards sustainable tourism development: The residents’ perspective in Cheung Chau Island, Hong Kong. May 2016; 2nd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference, 16/05/2016 - 18/05/2016, Hong Kong , Hong Kong. pp. 404-416

WAN, S.; Law, R. / The impact of DMO website and online consumer review on destination image. May 2014; 2014 Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference and 11th Asia Tourism Forum, 18/05/2014 - 20/05/2014, , .

Working Papers

McKercher, Bob; Wan, Selina / Why tourists do not visit local festivals. 2006; The Voice of TIC. pp. 3-7

Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works

Wan, Selina; Law, Rob / Leveraging Online Reviews in the Hotel Industry. 2017; Analytics in Smart Tourism Design: Concepts and Methods. pp. 235-252

Wan, Selina; Chon, Kaye / “ASIANESS”: AN EMERGING CONCEPT IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT. August 2010; The 8th APacCHRIE Conference 2010. pp. 175-186

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