QS Subject Focus Summit on Hospitality and Leisure Management 2021


The QS Subject Focus Summit on Hospitality and Leisure Management 2021 under the theme of “Sustainable and Resilient Solutions in Tourism Today” was organized by QS, Taylor’s University, Malaysia and Prince of Songkla University, Thailand from 5-7 October 2021.


Hospitality and the tourism industry can be especially vulnerable to disruption, whether through changes to consumer preferences or global challenges. Any hurdle, regardless of size, can have a significant impact and events such as global pandemics, strikes, natural disasters and climate change are affecting how service providers operate.


Three Keynote and five Distinguished Speakers delivered their speeches and panelists from Australia, UK, USA, China, Hongkong, Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand discussed various topics on sustainable and resilient solutions that can be implemented for future hospitality and tourism industry.


List of 43 International Speakers: https://qssubjectfocus.com/phuket-2021/speakers/


Participants from more than 25 countries attended different sessions of the QS Subject Focus Summit on “Innovation and Leadership in Hospitality and Tourism Education”, “Tourism Today - Rising Demand for Future Sustainable Tourism”, “New Ways in New Times - Strategies for Revival of Tourism Industry”, “Hospitality Today - Future Prospects and the New Normal for Hotels and Resorts”, “The Future of Hospitality and Tourism Education: Post Pandemic”, “Travel Today - Digital Transformation Reshaping Travel Industry”, and “Leadership Today - Redefining Leadership for Future Survival”.


Themed "Sustainable and Resilient Solutions in Tourism Today", the QS Subject Focus Summit Hospitality and Leisure Management explored events such as the COVID-19 pandemic and looks at what lessons can be learnt. The summit brings together experts and leaders in hospitality and academia to discuss the future of hospitality and the tourism industry and how sustainable models should be implemented.