Dr. Fanny Vong Chuk Kwan

PATA Executive Board Member & President, Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT), Macao, China

Day 3 : 25th November 2021, 03.40pm

Topic : “Talent Tourism Careers, Business Transformation and the Digital Economy”

The Biography:

Dr. Vong Chuk Kwan, Fanny, holder of Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Business Administration from the University of Macao, completed her doctoral study at Stockholm University, Sweden and Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE) in Portugal. Her PhD degree was awarded by ISCTE.

She was a lecturer at the University of Macao before joining Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) as Vice-director of Tourism College; she is currently the President of the Institute. Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) is a public institution of higher education in Macao that offers degree programmes and professional training in tourism and hospitality, and is under the direct governance of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Government of Macao Special Administrative Region. The Institute has won international acclaims for the quality of its programmes, established a vast international network and built good relationship with the local industry.

Dr. Vong has participated in numerous tourism research and training projects initiated by the local government and intergovernmental organizations such as United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). She sits on Macao SAR Government’s Tourism Development Committee, Cultural Industry Committee, Talent Development Committee, and Higher Education Committee.