About Carly

I'm a third year Mass Communication student, majoring in Public Relations and Media and Communication and minoring in Marketing.

Culture and casinos in Macau

The final Saturday of our study tour to Hong Kong, we set out as a group for a day trip to Macau. Like Hong Kong, Macau is a special administrative region of China, and until 1999 it was under Portuguese rule. The region is renowned for two things: culture and casinos.

While the short taxi ride to the Tsim Sha Tsui ferry terminal in the morning could not have been simpler, the same cannot be said for purchasing a ticket. Read more

Our friend, Jen

Friday—day two of the study tour—kicked off with an industry visit to Mellisa Gillies, Director of Communication for Hotel Jen. It was a unique opportunity as we’re staying at Hotel Jen Hong Kong for the first six days of the tour and have experienced the brand first hand.

Formerly known as Traders Hotels, Hotel Jen is a mid-range subsidiary of the Shangri-La Group based in the Asia Pacific. Last year the hotel franchise underwent a mass, #InJenius rebranding, of which Mellisa provided insight into.

Carly and Sarah with their friend, Jen.


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