The Perceived Usefulness of Gamified E-Learning: A Study of Undergraduate Students With Implications for Higher Education

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A research project by Aj. Veronica Aguilos and Aj. Kevin Fuchs Gamification is about applying gaming strategies and game elements to improve learning, and thus, making it more engaging for individuals. The application of gamification … Read More

An Exploratory Interview Study on Travel Risk Perception: The Case of Phuket Sandbox


Travel risk perception is a factor with emerging importance in the tourism industry due to its intangible nature, but a large impact on travelers’ decision-making. This exploratory study examines the perception of travel risk amid … Read More

FHT Successfully Certified by UNWTO

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Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism, Prince of Songkla University has obtained the UNWTO.TedQual Certification for a time period of three years (24 May 2022 to 16 May 2025). FHT has received UNWTO TedQual certification for … Read More

Bringing gamification into the classroom: An empirical study to investigate the perceived usefulness and perceived engagement


The advancement of ICT has expedited the decline of knowledge-based learning. Gamification is considered an enhanced pedagogical way to foster knowledge transfer and construct studentsā€™ learning in formal education. The term refers to “the phenomenon … Read More

The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and e-Learning


ERT stands for Emergency Remote Teaching. ERT emerged in the midst of COVID-19. ERT is a part of online education. However, it has very different distinguishing features. Educators were rushed to convert entire implementations from … Read More

Remote Teaching and Learning in the COVID Era: Empirical Evidence from three Universities in Thailand

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šŸ“Œ In an abrupt and unprecedented move to cancel face-to-face classes across the country for all institutions in higher education (HE), the paradigm of emergency remote teaching emerged (ERT). The purpose of ERT is to … Read More

Factors Influencing Tourism Studentsā€™ Intentions Towards Environmental Sustainability


šŸ’¢A study to examine undergraduate hospitality and tourism studentsā€™ intentions toward environmental sustainability among students in China and Thailand. The empirical data was collected through a self-administered attitude questionnaire. The results of the study revealed … Read More

Student Perspectives about Emergency Remote Teaching during COVID-19

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There is no universal response for institutions in higher education on how to handle the continuity of education during the radical transformation all across the world during COVID-19. The study identified that the students largely … Read More

Double Degree Program 2+2 (Phuket & Hong Kong)


šŸ¤ FHT signed an MoU with šŸ‡­šŸ‡° School of Hotel and Tourism Management, PolyU (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) which is ranked No.1 in the world in Hospitality & Tourism Management by SHANGHAI RANKING. This … Read More

Three FHT studentsā€˜ one semester at FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences

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A little over two weeks ago, three students from the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism (FHT) arrived at FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences in Austria to begin their semester abroad. All three students were … Read More