Join us in this pioneering conference that aims to discuss the latest advances and developments in the International Conference on Tourism and Retail Management in Macao, 3-4 December 2018.



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Educators, students, and practitioners are invited to a pioneering conference that focuses on cutting-edge developments occurring in the nexus of the tourism and retail management fields. The Tourism and Retail Management Conference (TRCM) will be held in Macao SAR, China on 3-4 December 2018. The Conference will be hosted by the Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao (IFT), and jointly organized with the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management, University of South Carolina, USA, and Nankai University Collage of Tourism and Service Management, China.


Unifying theme

The theme of the conference is “Advances in Tourism and Retail Services”. The dramatic, rapid, and concurrent growth of tourism and retail industries creates both tremendous opportunities and serious challenges, forcing organizations and communities to ponder many questions requiring serious investigation and debate. If your current practice, interest, or research touches upon this or other related theme, we invite you to join the stimulating discussion and debates that TRMC will stage for this purpose. See you in Macao!


Conference hosts


Fanny Vong, President of IFT


Haemoon Oh, Dean of HRSM, USC

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Hanqin Qiu, Dean, CTSM, Nankai University


Conference co-chairs


Eve Ren

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Mark Rosenbaum

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Drew Martin

Scientific Committee

(in alphabetical order)

Prof. Po-ju Chen, Northern Arizona University

Dr. Ye Chen, Nankai University

Prof. Leonardo Dioko, Institute for Tourism Studies

Prof. Rich Harrill, University of South Carolina

Dr. Xiangping Li,  Institute for Tourism Studies

Prof. Drew Martin, University of South Carolina

Prof. Hanqin Qiu, Nankai University

Dr. Eve Ren, Institute for Tourism Studies

Prof. Mark Rosenbaum, University of South Carolina

Prof. Marianna Sigala, University of South Australia Business School

Dr. Fiona Yang, Institute for Tourism Studies


Organising Committee

(in alphabetical order)

Sandeep Basnyat, Institute for Tourism Studies

Jose But, Institute for Tourism Studies

Kitty Fong, Institute for Tourism Studies

Virginia Lau, Institute for Tourism Studies

Catherine Li, Institute for Tourism Studies

Jack Ly, Institute for Tourism Studies

Henrique Ngan, Institute for Tourism Studies

Loretta Tou, Institute for Tourism Studies