Staff Data:
LY, TUAN PHONG(JACK)
Title:VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Email:
Tel:8598 1312

Biography

Dr. Tuan Phong LY (Jack) completed his Ph.D. at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interests are in the area of ecotourism, national park model management, cultural heritage management, tourism development in South East Asia and museum development. He has some published journal articles and conference papers in topics related to national park management and concession model in South East Asia. His teaching area has been mainly tourism and hospitality related subjects. He is now teaching tourism management and related subjects in IFT. 

 

 

Academic Qualification
  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, HONG KONG, CHINA
  • MASTER OF ARTS IN ARTS AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT, THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD, UNITED KINGDOM
  • 管理學學士, 暨南大學, 中國
Journal
  • Zhang, C. X., Fong, L. H. N., Li, S., & Ly, T. P. (2019). National identity and cultural festivals in postcolonial destinations. Tourism Management, 73, 94-104. 
  • Ly, T. P., & Zhang, C. (2019). Why public-private cooperation is not prevalent in national parks within centralised countries, Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 24(12), 1109-1125. 
  • Zhang, C. X., Xiao, H., Morgan, N., & Ly, T. P. (2018). Politics of memories: Identity construction in museums. Annals of Tourism Research, 73, 116-130. 
  • Ly, T. P., & Nguyen, T. H. H. (2017). Application of Carrying Capacity Management in Vietnamese National Parks, Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 22(10), 1005-1020. 
  • Ly, T. P., & Xiao, H. (2016). The choice of a park management model: A case study of Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park in Vietnam, Tourism Management Perspectives, 17, 1-15.
  • Ly, T. P., & Xiao, H. (2016). An innovative model of park governance: Evidence from Vietnam, Journal of Ecotourism, 15(2), 99-121.
  • Ly, T. P. (2015). Assessment of ecotourism management in a strictly protected area of a National Park: Hang En Cave, Vietnam, The Athens Jean Monnet Papers, Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence - National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, No. 5, May 2015.
  • Hübner, A., Ly, T. P., & Truong, S. H. C. (2014). Good governance and tourism development in protected areas: The case of Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park, central Vietnam, Koedoe - African Protected Area Conservation and Science, 56(2), Art. #1146, 10 pages.
  • Leung, D., Woo, G. J., & Ly, T. P. (2013). The effects of physical and cultural distance on tourist satisfaction: A case study of local-based airlines, public transportation and government services in Hong Kong, Journal of China Tourism Research, 9(2), 218-242.
Conference
  • Ly, T. P. (2019). Why is shared governance not widely ‘spread’ in park concessions in a developing country? The case of Zhangjiajie Park. Travel and Tourism Research Association, Europe Chapter (8-10 April, Bournemouth, United Kingdom). 
  • Ly, T. P., & Fong, L. H. N. (2018). What Factors Drive Tourists to Visit Museums: The Role of Implicit Personality Belief. APTA 2018 Conference (3-6 July, Cebu, Philippines). 
  • Ly, T. P. (2018). Sustaining multiculturalism in Macao festivals: The Macao International Parade. EuroCHRIE 2018 Conference (7-9 November, Dublin, Ireland). 
  • Ly, T. P., & Nguyen, T. H. H. (2017). Carrying Capacity in Vietnamese National Park: A Case Study of Phong Nha- Ke Bang. Critical Tourism Studies VII Conference, Thomson Rivers University (25-29 June, Palma de Majorca, Spain). 
  • Ly, T. P. (2015, oral presentation). Assessment of ecotourism management in a strictly protected area of a national park: Hang En Cave, Vietnam. International Conference “Tourism as a tool for sustainable growth” (The Aegean Tourism Submit 2015), University of Athens (1-3 May, Kos Island, Greece). The paper received the 1st Best Paper Award. 
  • Ly, T. P. (2014, invited guest speaker). The co-existing management model for tourism management: A case study of Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park in Vietnam. The Academic Salon of Tourism Research for Young Scholars in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, Sun Yat-Sen University (24-25 May, Guangzhou, China). 
  • Ly, T. P. (2013, oral presentation). The critical issues of keeping locals living in the core zone of a national park: Commercialization and sanitation, the case study of Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam. International Conference on Tourism and Culture in Asia 2013 (17-18 November, Chiang Mai, Thailand). 
Book(Chapters)
  • Fong, L. H. N., Chan, I. C. C., Law, R., & Ly, T. P. (2018). The mechanism that links the implicit theories of intelligence and continuance of information technology: Evidence from the use of mobile apps to make hotel reservations. In Stangl, B. & Pesonen, J. (Eds.), Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2018 (pp. 323-335). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. 
  • Ly, T. P. (2014). The critical issues of keeping locals living in the core zone of a national park: Commercialization and sanitation, the case study of Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam. In P. Porananond, & V. T. King (Ed.), Rethinking Asian tourism: Culture, encounters and local response (pp. 247-265). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Grant and Funding
  • Collaboration projects between Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao and Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou. (2018). The Comparison of the public and for-profit models in China and Vietnam: Zhangjiajie National Park and Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park- Lessons for Greater Bay Area’s protected area tourism attractions development. Principle Researcher. 
  • PATA. (2015-2016, research foundation fund). Sustainable tourism in Yongding’s World Heritage Site: Capacity, personal value and social capital as the mechanism.
  • School of Hotel and Tourism Management. (2013-2014, consultant project). Hong Kong Tourism Board Exotic Cruise Ports Study Phase II, Hon La and Vung Ang Ports of Vietnam (23-30 March, 2014).
Related Work Experience
  • Li Xiao (Master Thesis Supervision, MITM, Macau University of Science and Technology, 2016): Investigation on the disabled tourists’ satisfaction level of barrier-free structures in Macau: The case of Macau’s museums. 殘障遊客對於澳門景點無障礙設施滿意度調查:以澳門的博物館為例.

    Xu Lu Xun (Master Thesis Supervision, MITM, Macau University of Science and Technology, 2016): 遊客對於遊輪旅遊的接受度:以廈門國際郵輪碼頭為例.

Research Interests
  • National Park Management Model, Ecotourism Management, South East Asian Tourism Study, Cultural Heritage Tourism and Sustainability, Community-based Tourism and Museum Management Study.