Barry Mak

Editorial Board Member

Department of Tourism Management
School of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong

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Dr. Barry Mak is an associate professor of aviation and tourism in the School of Hotel and Tourism where he has worked for more than twenty four years. In 1989, Dr. Mak commenced his travel and tourism career as supervisor with one of the largest travel agencies in Hong Kong, Farrington Travel Ltd. (now Farrington American Express Services Ltd.), focusing on corporate travel business. In 1992, he joined The Hong Kong Polytechnic as Assistant Lecturer. Dr. Mak was the Chief Examiner of Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examiner for the subject of Travel & Tourism from 1997 to 2011. Dr. Mak holds a Bachelor degree in Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University, MSc in Tourism and Doctor of Philosophy in tourism at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. His teaching and research interests range from airline and airport management to travel agency management. Please browse the following pages for details.

Research Interest

Travel agency management, Airline and airport management, Tourism development, Tourism development, Airline and airport management, Travel agency management, Sustainable tourism development, Quality assurance