Hospitality & Tourism Management (HTM) Students Attend Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Student Forum

HTM students with Associate Professor and Chair of HTM Wendy Lam, Ph.D., attended the Annual PATA-Hawaii Student Forum, which was held on October 1 at the Hawaii Convention Center. The forum, held in conjunction with the Global Tourism Summit and organized by the Hawaii Tourism Authority, provides students majoring in hospitality, tourism, or transportation management with an opportunity to obtain valuable career advice from successful industry professionals and to have their career-related questions answered by them 

The panelists were:

  • Pam Yagi, General Manager, Hilton Grand Vacations Club-Hilton Hawaiian Village.
  • Kelly Hoen, Area General Manager at Outrigger Hotels & Resorts
  • Daniel Chun, Director of Sales, Community & Public Relations - Hawai‘i at Alaska Airlines
  • Frank Among, Director of Sales, Marketing & Business Development at Kualoa
  • Kevin Sahara, Expedia, Director, Market Management – Hawaii
  • Baron R. Ah Moo, Managing Director, BLI Capital Group