Macau's Class Act

Officially the world's top gambling destination, the small southern Chinese city of Macau last year hosted over 22 million visitors—more than 40 times its population of 513,000. With at least four more massive casino resorts in the pipeline, those numbers are expected to soar, and that means more jobs for locals in the hospitality industry.

Founded in 1995, the government-funded Institute for Tourism Studies is grooming the next generation of workers to man the front desks, kitchens and boardrooms of this former Portuguese colony's booming leisure sector. But learning isn't restricted to the classroom: students also help run...

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