Selling and sharing experiences

Marco Duarte Rizollo

Having worked most of his professional life at Thomson Reuters, Marco Duarte Rizollo decided the MSAR was the perfect place to start his first company, a one-stop tourism online platform called Follow Me Macau. Focused on independent millennial visitors to Macau, the company allows users to search and purchase lifestyle experiences in the city. With its launch ceremony scheduled for October 20, Marco shared with Business Daily the challenges of opening a company with an online presence in mainland China, while still being firmly rooted in Macau.

Lessons for life

Howard Stribbell, Head of The International School of Macao (TIS)

The ratio of quality and tuition costs for internationals schools is better in Macau when compared to Hong Kong or mainland China, points out Howard Stribbell, Head of The International School of Maca

Housing galore

Joey Lao Chi Ngai, Director of the Macau Economic Association

When was the Macau Economic Association started and what was its main purpose?

Sustainable tourists

Mario Hardy, CEO of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

As the CEO of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Mario Hardy has been advocating for the development of sustainable tourism through dispersion of tourists to secondary markets, innovation, an

Gathering talents

Gary Kou – President of the General Assembly of the Macao Professional Development Association

A growing call for local talents in the city is at odds with the data available on what talents are needed, and there is also a lack of policies as to how the talent will be put to use.

Forge your own path

Wilson Chi-Ian Lam - CEO and Creative Director of design and retail group Macau Creations

Having left home at age 15 to begin his path as a corporate designer, Wilson Chi-Ian Lam - CEO and Creative Director of design and retail group Macau Creations - describes moving back to the MSAR