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.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.
He was active in the establishment of a network for education and training institutions including work with the World Tourism Organization (WTO).
As co-author of the WTO Declaration of the Universal Right to Travel, the Macau Declaration on Tourism and Training, and the Declaration of Male on Sustainable Tourism and the Environment, he has advanced both PATA and WTO objectives in supporting travel as a fundamental freedom, human resource development, and sustainable development.
In 2011, Taiwan President Ma Ying-Jeou presented Gee with the Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes outstanding professionals contributions to Taiwans tourism industry.
He joined the University of Hawaii Board of Regents in 2009.
He also served as historian for PATA, co-editor of two editions of the history of PATA.
As an academic scholar his textbooks are widely adopted by colleges and universities and recognized as seminal works in resort and hotel management in national, regional and international contexts."There are business schools at every University of Hawaii (UH) Campus and all Universities operating in Hawaii, BUT THERE IS ONLY ONE (1) UH TIM SCHOOL SUPPORTING THE LARGEST INDUSTRY IN HAWAII, UH TIM School has the best known "brand" in Asia within the UH System"Added Sept 9 2009 - SUBMIT YOUR FEEDBACK ONLINE on the preliminary recommendations of the Chancellor's Prioritization Committee (which include a merger b/w the TIM School and the Shidler College of Business).go to: Dean Emeritus Chuck Y Gee of UH - School of Travel Industry Management celebrated his 70th Birthday on 08-28-03 at the Monarch Room of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.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.PATA bestowed this extraordinary honor on Gee at its 63rd Annual General Assembly in Zhuhai, China on May 18, 2014.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).