Introduction

 

A member of the Laureate International Universities® network of higher education institutions, Kendall College is located in Chicago, Illinois. For over 80 years, students have enjoyed rigorous, hands-on learning experiences in the International School of Business, School of Culinary Arts and School of Hospitality Management. Our faculty consists of subject matter experts and industry thought-leaders who bring real world experiences to the classroom. Our faculty focus on preparing students to be well-rounded professionals – with an emphasis on things such as people skills, polish, presentation and practical knowledge – giving our graduates a real advantage in the work place.   Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao, established in 1995, is a public institution of higher education which offers culinary, tourism, heritage, hospitality, tourism event, and tourism retail and marketing management degree programmes, as well as professional trainings. In "The 2008 Award Ceremony of Medals and Titles of Honour of the Macao SAR Government, People's Republic of China" held in January 2009, IFT was awarded the Medal of Merit for Tourism in recognition of its significant contributions in advancing local tourism development.