The 2008 Award Ceremony of Medals and Titles of Honour of the Macao SAR Government, People’s Republic of China” held on 16  January 2009, IFT was awarded the Medal of Merit for Tourism in recognition of its significant contributions in advancing local tourism development



Being the first institution accredited by the UNWTO.TedQual Certification System for tourism education, IFT has now 8 bachelor degree programmes with the Certification. Currently, the Institute has the most number of bachelor degree programmes certified under the System of any tertiary education establishment worldwide



IFT becomes the world’s first higher education institution to pass International Quality Review(IQR) from UK’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education(QAA)

IFT Action Plan – QAA International Quality Review



IFT ranks 2nd in Asia and 18th in the world on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 for Hospitality and Leisure Management




IFT has received the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award in “Education and Training”, which acknowledged the content and the quality of IFT’s programmes




In cooperation with European Union (EU), IFT has established an industry-wide recognised Macao Occupational Skills Recognition System (MORS)




IFT has received the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award in “Education and Training”, for having set up the “Macao Occupational Skills Recognition System” (MORS) for the local tourism and hospitality industry in collaboration with the European Union (EU)




Invited by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), IFT became a founding member of the Asian Academy for Heritage Management (AAHM)





The Network of Asia-Pacific Education and Training Institutes in Tourism (APETIT), a body fully supported by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) has selected IFT as the “training the trainer centre”



IFT receives “Best Educational Organization” in Macau Elite Service Award 2014 and 2015