Prof Perry Hobson

Director of Academy of Tourism
Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUas)

Professor J.S.Perry Hobson, PhD has recently relocated to Europe to take up the role as the Director of the Academy of Tourism at Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUas) in The Netherlands. He has lived and worked in the UK, USA and Hong Kong (SAR-China) and has held a variety of senior academic roles in both Australia and Malaysia – where he was the PVC for Global Engagement at both Taylor’s University and Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur. During his 7-years working at Taylor’s University, he initiated and later led their rankings strategy. Over the years he has been responsible for initiating and managing various transnational education (TNE) relationships, actively involved in international accreditation and has also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Q1 ranked Journal of Vacation Marketing since 1999. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Management Centre Innsbruck (MCi) in Austria, an Adjunct Professor at Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) in Vietnam, and sits on the International Advisory Board of the University of Ostrava (OSU) in The Czech Republic.

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