Award Date

4-2010

Degree Type

Professional Paper

Degree Name

Master of Science in Hotel Administration

First Committee Member

Curtis Love, Chair

Number of Pages

40

Abstract

This paper provides a general introduction for American exhibition educators who are interested in launching joint programs with or exporting certifications into China. The study describes the status of exhibition and tourism education in China, and then presents an analysis of the exhibition certification programs of both China and the United States. Based on a comparison of the two systems, recommendations are made regarding . American educators could use this study as a reference for introducing their certification or higher education programs into China.

Keywords

Certification; China; Exhibitions – Study and teaching; Higher education; Joint program; Meeting Incentives Convention Event (MICE); Tourism – Study and teaching; United States

Disciplines

Education | Hospitality Administration and Management | Tourism and Travel

Language

English


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