Associate Professor in Integrated Resort and Tourism Management
Programme Coordinator for the IIRM (Postgraduate) Programme
  • PhD in Economic, Victoria University, Australia, 2011
  • MA in Adult Training and Human Resources Development, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 2005
  • BA in Hotel and Catering Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2003
  • Advanced Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management, D.C.T. International Hotel Mgt Career Centre, Luzern, Switzerland, 1999
  • Associate Professor, Department of Integrated Resort and Tourism Management, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau (2018-0nwards)
  • Program Coordinator, Postgraduate Program, Department of Integrated Resort and Tourism Management, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau (2018-0nwards)
  • Assistant Professor, IIRM program, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau (2012-2018)
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Law, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia (2008-2011)
  • Instructor, School Of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (2005-2008)
  • Undergraduate Courses
    • Food and Beverage Management (IRTM3009)
    • Revenue Management (IRTM3015)
  • Postgraduate Courses
    • Food and Beverage Management (IRTM7032)
    • Hotel Revenue Management (IRTM7034)
  • Hospitality Management
  • Revenue Management
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Wine Studies
  • Resort Management
  • Retail Management
  • Event and festival planning
  • 2022-2023 Multi Year Research Grant “In pursuit of the memorable guest experience: do personalized hotel amenities have a future in an era of disruption?” Principal Investigator
  • 2017-2019 Multi Year Research Grant “Peak-end-rule of tourists’ evaluation of their overall experience.” Principal Investigator
  • 2015-2017 Multi Year Research Grant “Business Model of training hotel in tertiary education.” Principal Investigator
  • 2013-2014 Start Up Research Grant “Case in Australia: Hotel occupancy rate volatility and its determinants.” Principal Investigator
  • 2015-2017 Multi Year Research Grant “Business Model of training hotel in tertiary education”, MOP$160,000. Principal Investigator (100%)
  • 2013-2014 Start Up Research Grant “Case in Australia: Hotel occupancy rate volatility and its determinants”, MOP$100,000. Principal Investigator (100%)
  1. Chark C. H., Fong, L. H. N. and Tang Candy Mei Fung , (2019), A Room of One’s Own: Need for Uniqueness Counters Opinions Online, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 60(3) 216-232 (ABS2)
  2. Tung, V., Tang, Candy Mei Fung and King B.E.M. (2018) Tourism Industry Career Prospects and the Business Environment: Evidence from Canada and Macau, International Journal of Tourism Research, 24(4) 518-525. (A, ABS2)
  3. King, B. E. M. and Tang, Candy Mei Fung (2018) Employee preferences for industry retention strategies: The case of Macau’s “Golden Nest Eggs”, International Journal of hospitality and Tourism Administration, in press (B, ABS1)
  4. Tang, Candy Mei Fung and Lam, D (2017) The Role of Extraversion and Agreeableness Traits on Hotel Guests’ Green Attitudes and Willingness to Pay, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management,29(2), 736-761. (A, ABS3)
  5. Tang, Candy Mei Fung, King, B. E. M. and Pratt, S. (2017) Predicting Hotel Occupancies with Public Data: An Application of OECD Indices as Leading Indicators, Tourism Economics, In press. (B+, ABS2)
  6. Fong, L. H. N., Law, R., Tang, Candy Mei Fung, & Yap, M. H. T. (2016). Experimental research in hospitality and tourism: A critical review, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 28 (2) 246 – 266. (A, ABS3)
  7. Tang, Candy Mei Fung, Kulendran, N., King, B. E. M. and Yap, M. H. T. (2016). Using Demand Determinants to anticipate fluctuations in hotel occupancy, Tourism Economics, 2016, 22 (1), 179–187. (B+, ABS2)
  8. Tang, Candy Mei Fung, King, B. E. M. and Kulendran, N. (2015) Estimating Future Room Occupancy Fluctuations to Optimize Hotel Revenues, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, 32 (7) 870-885. (A, ABS2)
  9. Yap M. H. T., Ineson M. E., Tang, Candy Mei Fung and Fong, L. H. N. (2015) Chinese hospitality students’ perceptions of diversity management, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Education, 27(2), 60-68. (B, ABS1)
  10. Tang, Candy Mei Fung and Kulendran, N. (2011), A Composite leading indicator for the hotel industry, Tourism Economics, 17 (3) June 549-563. (B+, ABS2)
  1. Lei, M. I. T. and Tang, C. M. F. (2019) How Relationship Norms affect Travelers in Service Failure and Transgression Recovery in Sharing Economy, APAC & Euro CHRIE cum 4th Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference, Hong Kong.
  2. Lam, W. I. and Tang, C. M. F. (2018) Effective Marketing Campaign that Influence Consumers’ Attitude and Behavioral Intentions: A Case Study of Macau Food & Beverage Outlets, 3rd Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference, Hong Kong.
  3. Ng, C. U. W. and Tang, C. M. F. (2018) Differences of the Organizational Culture between two Gaming Enterprises: The Impact on Talent Management, 3rd Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference, Hong Kong.
  4. Lei, M. I. T. and Tang, C. M. F. (2018) The impact of Shuttle bus service: a case study in Macao, 3rd Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference, Hong Kong.
  5. Lei, M. I T. and Tang, C. M. F. (2016) Gen Y Attitudes Towards Michelin Rated Restaurants, 15th Asia Pacific Forum for Graduate Students Research in Tourism, Hong Kong.
  6. Tang, C. M. F. and Lai, R. N. (2016) One tale for two cities – sizes of the hotel development in Hong Kong and Macao, CAUTHE 2016, Sydney, Australia.
  7. Yap, M.H.T., Tang, C.M.F. and Karanikola, I. (2015). Casino workplace bullying in Macau. EuroCHRIE Conference 2015, Manchester, UK.
  8. Tang, C. M. F. and King, B. E. M. (2015) What Business Model is most suitable for a University Education and Research Hotel? 13th APac CHRIE Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
  9. Yap H. T. M., Ineson M. E. and Tang, M. F. C. (2014) Chinese hospitality students’ perceptions of diversity management, 12th APacCHRIE Conference, K.L., Malaysia
  10. Tang, M. F. C. (2014) Constructing composite leading indicators for Hong Kong’s hotel industry, CAUTHE 2014, Queensland, Australia
  • Editorial Board member of Tourism Economics
  • Master Students
    • Ms. Lu Yi Zhao, Luyi. Her thesis title is “AN Exploration of Chinese Tourists’ Motivation for short-term Rental Accommodation: A study of Tujia.”
    • Ms. Cheong Un Hong, Athena. Her thesis title is “Travel Motivations and effect of electronic Word-of-mouth (eWOM) on destination choice: a study of Macao Residents.”
    • Mr. Chen Hanbing. His thesis title is “Evaluating local community perception to Banyan Tree Huangshan and its implication.”
    • Ms. Un Ka Man, Carmen. Her thesis title is “Protection and Inheritance of Creative City of Gastronomy: A study of Macao.”
    • Mr. Liu Yixing, Mario. His thesis title is “Resort Business Model Selection & Enhancement – a case study of the Joy More Resort & Spa in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China.”
    • Ms. ManSha PI, Marsha. Her thesis title is ” Perceptions of MGTO and C-trip Websites: Satisfaction amongst Chinese Travelers.”
    • Ms. Zizhen HUANG, Crystal. Her thesis title is ” The Current State of Online Food Ordering Platform in Macau: A Case Study of Aomi Food Delivery Application.”
    • Ms. Lau Chi U, Fiona. Her thesis title is “The Impact of Extrinsic Reward Programmes on Employee Retention in Macau’s Hospitality Industry” to “The Impact of Extrinsic Rewards on Employees’ Retention – A Case Study of Macau Hospitality Industry.”
    • Ms. Cheng On Tong, Gigi. Her thesis title is Understanding Employee Turnover in Macau’s MICE Sector
  • Wine & Spirit Education Trust UK Appointed as Wine Service Skill Assessor for WSET Level 1Wine Service award
  • Wine & Spirit Education Trust UK Certificate of Level 1Wine Service Skill Award
  • Wine & Spirit Education Trust UK WSET Level 2 Intermediate Certificate in wines and spirits
  • Wine & Spirit Education Trust UK WSET Level 1 Foundation Certificate in wines and spirits
  • Court of Master Sommeliers UK Sommelier Accreditation Program (level one of Master Sommelier Award)
  • American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute — USA CHE – Certified Hospitality Educator