China tourism industry panel
September 11 2018
The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) welcomes Dr David Beirman, Senior Lecturer in the Management Discipline group in the UTS Business School, to join tourism leaders to explore latest trends in Chinese tourism to Australia. It is well known that China is now Australia’s largest and most lucrative source of tourism to Australia at 1.35 million visitors and AU$11 billion annually. It is less well known that 700,000 Australians visit China annually and Australia ranks as the 13th largest source of inbound tourism to China.
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Registration opening soon.
David Beirman is a senior lecturer in the Management Discipline Group specialising in tourism. He completed undergraduate and postgraduate degrees majoring in Sociology at the University of NSW. David has had an extensive career in the Australian travel industry, which encompassed work with retail travel agencies, wholesale tour operators, destination marketing organisations and management, human resource management and in-service industry training between 1981 and 2009. Prior to joining UTS as a full-time lecturer David had developed tourism courses and lectured part-time at UTS and other universities in tourism, marketing, Middle East studies and sociology.