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Department of Hospitality Management

Academic Staff


2016 - 2019

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Hotel and Tourism Management

School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM), Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2013 - 2016

Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality Management

SHTM, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2010 - 2012

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Hotel Management

SHTM, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2007 - 2010

Higher Diploma in Hotel and Catering

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Chai Wan)


2019 - Present

Lecturer, Faculty of Management and Hospitality

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

2016 - 2019

Tutor, School of Hotel and Tourism Management 

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2015 - 2016

Junior Chef de Partie, Mandarin Grill and Bar

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

2014 - 2015

Commis I, Mandarin Grill and Bar

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

2012 - 2014

Commis II, Mandarin Grill and Bar

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

2012 - 2012 Adolfo Group in Toledo, Spain
2010 - 2010 Pastry Cook, Confetti Celebration Cakes Ltd.
2009 - 2010 Commis, The American Club Hong Kong (Country Club)
2008 - 2010

Racecourse Catering Training Program

The Hong Kong Jockey Club

2007 - 2010 Service Champion, Hӓagen Dazs



2018 - Present

Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
2017 - Present

Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE)

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate for Hygiene Manager

The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
2005 - 2006

Certificate in Fundamental Western Bakery and Pastry

Vocational Training Council (Career-oriented Curriculum)

Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene

The Royal Institute of Public Health



  • Ad-hoc reviewer, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management 
  • Ad-hoc reviewer, International Journal of Hospitality Management 
  • Ad-hoc reviewer, Tourism Management
  • Ad-hoc reviewer, Journal of China Tourism Research
  • Ad-hoc reviewer, 2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Youth Conference



2015 - Present

Chairwoman, Hong Kong Young Chefs Club (HKYCC)

2017 - Present

Treasurer, Hong Kong Chefs Association (HKCA)

2018 - Present

Young Chef Ambassador Mentor, Young Chefs Development

Team of World Association of Chefs’ Societies (Worldchefs)

2014 - 2018

Young Chef Ambassador, Young Chefs Development Team

of Worldchefs

2013 - 2014

Treasurer, HKYCC

2009 - 2013 Committee Members, HKYCC



  • Chefs’ creativity
  • Employee creative process
  • Organizational behaviour
  • Human resource management
  • Employee commitment
  • Food and beverage management


  • Leung, V. T., & Lin, P. M. (2018). Exogenous factors of the creative process and performance in the culinary profession. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 69, 56-64.
  • Leung, V. T., & Lin, P. M. (2018). Employee segmentation analysis in the hospitality industry: employee commitments and behavioral differences. APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference. Hong Kong. 22-25 May 2019.
  • Leung, V. T., & Lin, P. M. (2018). Millennial hotel employees’ commitments on job satisfaction and turnover intention. Tourism and Retail Management Conference (TRMC) 2018. Macau SAR, China. 3-4 December 2018
  • Leung, V. T., & Lin, P. M. (2018). The impact of kitchen employees’ commitment on job outcomes. 2018 Asia Pacific Forum (APF) for Graduate Students Research in Tourism. Honolulu, Hawaii. 16-18 May 2018.
  • Chan, I. C., & Liu, T., & Leung, V. T. (2016). The choice of Airbnb: Is “home-like feeling” what people look for? The 3rd Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference. Hong Kong. 5-7 June 2017.
  • Leung, T. Y., & YoonjoungHeo, C. (2011). Individual and organizational factors impacting on chefs’ creativity. The 70th TOSOK International Tourism Conference. South Korea. 4-7 July 2011.