UITM VIRTUAL DIALOGUE
8 JUNE 2022 | 2PM - 5PM
Future Travel : How Innovation & Technology are Revolutionising the Tourism Industry
Keynote address, expert guest panelists and virtual networking.
Prof. Dr Mohd Salehuddin Mohd Zahari
Dean, Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, UiTM
Prof. Dr Nor’ain Othman
Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, UiTM
WHAT LIES IN THE NEW FRONTIER OF TRAVEL?
Improvements in technology and innovation have been spurring the tourism industry globally and reshaping the future of travel. And as the world reopens to travel, there is much excitement on what that future looks like.
In addition to the rise of digital transformation, leading-edge innovation and the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT), we have also seen a new class of travellers emerging as the future generation of travellers. This new generation has a unique sense of global awareness and knows exactly what they want when it comes to travel, as they see it as a priority.
This dialogue looks at tabling how innovation plays a crucial role in redefining the future of travel. From tourism statistics, workforce expertise, millennial travel trends to lifestyle superapps and sustainable travel, be prepared for a lively exchange on how innovation is revolutionising the tourism industry.
JUNE 8, 2022
Keynote Adddress by Prof. Dr Mohd Salehuddin Mohd Zahari
Discourse – Session 1
Future Tourism & Future Talents
Discourse – Session 2
Travel Generations, Millennial Technology & Experiences
Discourse – SESSION 3
New Frontier of Superapp & Technology Efficiency
Discourse – Session 4
Future Technology & Innovations
The Guest Panelist
Datuk Musa Hj. Yusof
Deputy Director General
Ms. Angela Fox
Petaling Jaya Hotel
Ms. Angelica Chan
Ms. Wong Wai Kuan
Global Head of Marketing
Dr. Faiz Izwan Anuar
Head of Graduate Studies
Mr. Yusno Yunus
Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Mr. Uzaidi Udanis
Malaysian Tourism Council
Prof. Dr. Vikneswaren Nair Sehkaran
President/Professor - Sustainable Tourism
DISTED College, Penang
Ms. Zahirah Yasmin
This dialogue is organised as part of Event Planning and Analysis (HTT751) course and is steered by a Project Committee from the Master of Tourism Management, Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management (FPHP), Universiti Teknologi MARA Selangor (UiTM), Puncak Alam Campus, led by Dr. Nor Asmalina Mohd Anuar
The Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management (FHTM) Universiti Teknologi MARA has been established since 1967 to train future professionals in the disciplines of hospitality and tourism. FHTM is very keen and active in promoting international exchange activities for both students and academics alike. Their unique curriculum accommodates a unique study experience for international students who wish to study on campus with credit transfer given at the end of the program. It has a large number of academic staff totalling to about 300 campus-wide with a minimal qualification of a Master’s degree. Their expertise in the various fields of hospitality such as Tourism, Hotel Management, Food Services and Culinary Arts and Gastronomy can be shared with other universities offering Hospitality programs on an academic staff exchange program.