IFT will be hosting the 3rd International Conference on Events (ICE2015), 7 to 9 September 2015, and is co-organized by ITRC-IFT and Bournemouth University (UK). Co-chaired by IFT events faculty member Ubaldino Couto and BU faculty member Julie Whitfield, ICE2015 will feature leading thinkers, practitioners, and scholars on events, events management, and events research.
ITRC held a Press Conference on 26 March 2015 during which research staff members shared the latest findings of the Macao Tourism Carrying Capacity Study (TCC) covering 2013 and 2014. According to the latest results, Macao’s tourism carrying capacity (based on the SCC approach) has increased in a stable manner compared to previous years, but reached a highpoint in 2013 and showed a leveling off in 2014.
The 5th International Conference on Branding and Marketing (DBM-V) organized by Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao China (IFT) together with co-organizers including University of South Carolina, U.S.A, University of Surrey, U.K. and Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, Cardiff Metropolitan University, U.K. will be held at IFT, Macao China during 3-5 December 2014.
The Industry Briefing Session on the “Macao Human Resource Monitoring Survey” held by the IFT Tourism Research Centre (ITRC), will take place between 17:00-18:30 on Wednesday, 5th November 2014 at IFT’s Pousada Conference Room.
ITRC Director Leonardo (Don) Dioko spoke with Jose Matias, host of Macau's TDM Talk Show, during the latest edition of the show which aired 4 September 2014. Don and Jose had an engaging conversation about the latest trends and development about Macau's tourism and the challenges ahead in its management, marketing, and policy decision-making.