Yeongbae Choe, an assistant professor of international integrated resort management from the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau (UM), recently received the Journal Paper of the Year Award and the Best Poster Award, for his papers titled ‘Use of Social Media across the Trip Experience: An Application of Latent Transition Analysis’ and ‘Representation of Food Safety in Online Reviews’, respectively, at the ENTER 2018 Conference of the International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT). Dr Choe is the only person to have received two awards at this year’s conference.

IFITT is a leading independent organisation in the field of tourism technology. Organised by the IFITT, ENTER is a well-established and renowned conference in the field of e-tourism. The event provides a platform for participants to have in-depth discussions and exchange ideas on the latest developments of information and communication technologies in the tourism industry.