Pansy Ho is Group Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Shun Tak Holdings Limited (“Shun Tak”), a Hong Kong listed conglomerate with businesses in the property, transportation, hospitality and investment sectors. Over the past four decades, Shun Tak has expanded its business footprint across the Pearl River Delta and beyond through the operation of TurboJET, Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, Shun Tak-CITS Coach (Macao) Limited, Artyzen Hospitality Group, as well as multiple hotel assets and travel agencies.
Ms. Ho is also Co-Chairperson and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited, and Director of Sociedade de Turismo e Diversoes de Macau, SA (“STDM”). STDM is a shareholder of Air Macau Company Limited, Macau International Airport Company Limited, Macau Business Aviation Center Limited, East Asia Airlines Limited, and Hotel Lisboa.
A firm believer in tourism’s impact on development and peace, Ms. Ho is actively engaged in a number of the world’s leading tourism organizations. She is Executive Committee Member of World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Vice President of China Chamber of Tourism. She is the first official PATA Foundation Ambassador and the first Ambassador for the Louvre in China. In 2011, she founded the Global Tourism Economy Research Centre (“GTERC”) which organizes an internationally renowned exchange platform called the Global Tourism Economy Forum (“GTEF”), and co-publishes an annual research report on Asia Tourism Trends with the World Tourism Organization. In 2018, she was appointed as UNWTO Tourism Ambassador.