Working in Macau Casinos: The perceptions of Hong Kong tertiary students majoring in hospitality

Norman Au, Ming Chih Tsai, Kam Fai Ieong

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This study examines the perceptions of students at a Hong Kong tertiary institution majoring in hospitality as to the importance of various job selection criteria in considering whether to work in the Macau casino industry. A total of 259 valid survey questionnaires were returned and the results showed that the respondents perceived good wages as the most important job selection criterion. Significant differences between respondents in the perceived importance of individual criteria were also found. The implications of these are discussed and suggestions are made for future research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)403-417
Number of pages15
JournalAsia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2009


  • Casino
  • Hong Kong
  • Job selection
  • Macau
  • Perception

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management

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