FHTM Won All Two Major Championships in “Wynn Academy Cup──2021 Hotel Management Innovation Competition"

FHTM Won All Two Major Championships in “Wynn Academy Cup──2021 Hotel Management Innovation Competition"

The Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management (FHTM) of Macau University of Science and Technology (M.U.S.T.) performed outstandingly yesterday in the final round of the “Wynn Academy Cup ── 2021 Hotel Management Innovation Competition". FHTM won the Championship, the First Runner-up and the Second Runner-up in the categories “Research & Analysis" and "Strategic Planning", and also "Best College Organization Award", "Best Internet Popularity Award", and "Excellent Advisor Award". The faculty is truly proud of the students and teachers, and congratulates them on their achievement.

Group Photo

The competition, organized by the Macau Greater Bay Area Human Resources Association (Macau GBAHR), and exclusively sponsored by Wynn Resorts (Macau) S.A., successfully completed the Final Round at Wynn Palace. Professor Ben K. Goh, Dean of FHTM, attended the event to support the students. The honorable guests also included Mr. Hoi Io Meng, Deputy Director of MGTO; Mr. Carlos Roberto Xavier, Head of the Department of Tertiary Education; Mr. Cui Wenlong, General Representative of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) in Macao; Mr. Vong Kok Seng, Honorary President of Macau Greater Bay Area Human Resources Association; Ms. Linda Chen, Vice Chairman and Executive Director of Wynn Macau, Limited, representatives from universities, and representatives from the hotel industry.

FHTM gained Best College Organization Award

There were a total of 40 teams consisting of around 200 students from various tertiary institutions in Macao participating in this competition in two categories, namely “Research & Analysis" and "Strategic Planning". After the evaluation of the written proposal and the first round of the competition, a total of 13 teams successfully qualified and competed for the Championship, First Runner-up, and Second Runner-up. The competition aims to explore new ways of improvement and innovation for hotels and to allow participating students to leverage their management knowledge to develop bold and creative proposals. Macao, as major tourist destination, recognizes the value of the competition to the city for the nurturing and development of hotel management talents in the tourism industry.

Two Champions Teams of the “Research & Analysis" and "Strategic Planning"

Two First Runner-up Teams of the “Research & Analysis" and "Strategic Planning"

Two Second Runner-up Teams of the “Research & Analysis" and "Strategic Planning"

Best Internet Popularity Award

Excellent Advisor Award

The list of FHTM winners is as follows:

Strategic Planning

Champion: Love Never Fades Team

Advisor: Dr. Feng Yan, Mr. Daniel Kwok

Students: Jiang Fangye, Huang Jieling, Liu Jijie, Zheng Jiaqi, Zhu Lingju

Second Runner-up: Guangdong Morning Tea Team 

Advisor: Dr. Feng Yan

Students: Wu Mingyin, Li Yiyan, Wu Ziyue, Lin Yingtong

Research & Analysis

Champion: Must Win 

Advisor: Dr. Yang Kaihan

Students: Zhang Yichi, Zhao Fangyu, Zhong Meiqi, Li Wenrui, Song Fangyue

First Runner-up: One Piece 

Advisor: Dr. Wilson Xia

Students: Zhang Tong, Wang Yidan, Zhou Jiachen, Wang Leran, Tian Jiayi

Second Runner-up: 3 Two 1 Team 

Advisor: Dr. Yang Kaihan

Students: Guan Yeyu, Bo Weizhou, Huang Rihan, Song Dan

Best Internet Popularity Award

Advisor: Dr. Jose Wong, Dr. Wilson Xia

Students: Bian Yizhu, Yang Yingcheng, Han Peibei, He Zhiqing, Fu Qi

Excellent Award

Advisor: Dr. Pan Su-Yin

Students: Lin Manying, Jiang Yuhua, Wang Kaijing, Zhou Junyu

Excellent Advisor Award

Dr. Feng Yan , Dr. Yang Kaihan, Dr. Wilson Xia, Mr. Daniel Kwok