About HRE

A pioneer in leading a business degree programme integrating Hospitality and Real Estate in Asia.


Established in 1998 to address the complex requirements of the tourism industry in Hong Kong and Asia, the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) produces entrepreneurs and leaders who can harness a profound understanding of international trends to bring innovation to the hospitality, tourism, and real estate industries. Our unique programme integrates a strategic business education with a focus on hospitality and real estate, providing an ideal balance between theory and practice.

BBA in Hospitality and Real Estate

integrated HRE programme in Asia


Students have taken an internship before graduation

International Exposure

2/3 of our students have gained overseas experience

Graduate Placement Percentage

Employability within 3 months after graduation

Professional Recognition

AACSB International (AACSB), a global nonprofit association, connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a global professional body that accredits qualified professional individuals or firms for the highest international standards in valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

UNWTO.TedQual is a UNWTO.Themis Foundation programme whose main objective is to improve the quality of the tourism education, training and research programmes.

The Certification in Advanced Hospitality and Tourism Analytics (CAHTA) is a certification focused on data.

Integrating theory with practice

Our curriculum maximises learning by placing students at the intersection of theory and practice. Classroom learning is complemented by myriad opportunities to learn about industry trends, apply business theories to real-life situations, and connect with leaders in the industry.

Advisory Committee

The support from the industry is vital to the success of the School and beneficial to all students. The Advisory Committee was set up to provide guidance to and promote our program. The Advisory Committee is comprised of prominent members in tourism, hospitality, real estate industries, education sector, as well as government bodies. The Committee has played a significant role in helping the School build a strong international network. View the full list of our Advisory Committee here.

The mission of the Committee is threefold. First, it fosters collaboration between the industry and the School. Second, it provides input and feedback on issues related to curriculum design. Third, it maximizes students’ learning effectiveness by providing internship opportunities and encouraging employment opportunities for graduates of the program.