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Established by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM), the Hospitality and Tourism Research Centre (HTRC) is dedicated to bridging the gap between hospitality and tourism theories and industry practices. The centre provides a unique research-based platform with an extensive network of hospitality and tourism academics from our school and partner institutions, as well as executives from leading industry organisations.


The primary research strengths of HTRC are Smart Tourism, Performance Measurement and Management, Tourism Futures and Forecasting also Policy and Planning.

Founded in 1985, STR provides premium data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights for global hospitality sectors. STR was acquired in October 2019 as a division of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.

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