University of Hawaii Regent Chuck Yim Gee has been named to the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gallery of Legends for his lifetime achievement in establishing an important human legacy for the worldwide travel industry through education, training, and research.
The two committees will recommend finalists to Dasenbrock and UH Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple. Gees most outstanding contributions have been in the development of human resources through education and training that have enabled the industry to respond to challenges and adapt to changes throughout the past decades.His reputation as an international expert has extended beyond education and training and includes participation in the development of secondary destinations in the PATA region beginning with Chiang Mai, Thailand and more recent work in Taiwan.Chuck Gees continuous efforts have consistently received recognition by governments and organizations and his many prestigious awards including two honorary academic doctorates, serve as a testament to his noteworthy achievements and to the strong foundations he established during his tenure as TIM Dean and the years thereafter.His induction into the PATA Gallery of Legends is testimony to the wisdom he has accumulated and shared during a life of extraordinary service and achievement." Interim President David Lassner said, Its an incredible source of pride when a member of the UH community is honored at the very pinnacle of his profession.We couldnt be prouder of Chuck being recognized as a Legend alongside other absolute giants of tourism.Its membership includes 90 government, state and city tourism bodies, nearly 50 international airlines, airports and cruise lines, as well as hundreds of private sector corporations.PATAs mission is to enhance the sustainable growth, value, and quality of travel and tourism to-from-within the region.ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII The University of Hawaii (UH) was established in 1907 and its campuses are all fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Magin Managing Editor-Pacific Business News The University of Hawaii at Manoa has launched formal searches for new deans for the School of Architecture and the School of Travel Industry Management.The UH System now comprises all public higher education in the State and provides a rich array of associate, baccalaureate, graduate, and professional degrees and certificates to about 60,000 students through seven community colleges, two baccalaureate campuses and a major research university that holds land-, space- and sea-grant designations. The University of Hawaii at Manoa has launched a search for new deans to lead the School of Architecture and the School of Travel Industry Management.In case you want to write, 50 - 60% of the current faculty may NOT know about the history of TIM School or TIM Night when they are hired to join UH TIM School. like selling July 4th to someone in power to terminate Independent Day that know nothing about American history).UH Regent Chuck Gee was named to the PATA Gallery of Legends at the PATA Conference in China.