Chapter's inauguration ceremony

11 May, 2007

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), an international professional association headquartered in Texas, has chartered its first Student Chapter in Asia at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

In the presence of Professor Kaye Chon, SHTM Director, and Mr Frank Wolfe, CEO of HFTP International, Chapter President Mr Alexander Grunewald received the Inauguration Plaque from HFTP International President Professor Agnes DeFranco at SHTM’s Millennium Restaurant.

The ceremony was further recognition of the world-class standing of the SHTM and the rising importance of hospitality education in Asia. The PolyU Student Chapter is the second student chapter outside North America, with the first located at the Ecole Hoteliere Lausanne in Switzerland.