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Departments & Programs

Tourism Management Department

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND TRAVEL

MANAGEMENT (BSITTM)

 

Vision

The Tourism Management Department is committed to quality education that ensures the total development of its graduates, who are empowered to lead in their chosen professions and competent members of the global workforce.

 

Mission Statement

In line with the Centro Escolar University’s philosophy, mission, and vision to be the University of first choice, the Tourism Management Department is committed to:

  1. Develop well-rounded individuals; and
  2. Produce competent professionals who are involved in community service, research oriented, and equipped with the added information technology and emerging knowledge and skills that meet the international standards of excellence while continually in quest     for personal and professional growth.

Distinct Features

  • Ladderized Program that prepares students to have employable skills at every academic year level for them to be competitive in the tourism and hospitality industry locally and globally
  • Tourism Management Level II Accredited Status by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA)
  • Blended Learning Courses Offered through the CEU Learning Engagement and Proficiency System (CEU LEAPS)
  • Local and International Practicum Program
  • Additional certification provided to students upon passing the National Skills Certification by TESDA

Academic Programs

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT (BSITTM)

 

Program Description

            This program is a ladderized curriculum that provides students with skills and competencies that will enable them to secure a certificate and later on a diploma that will help them be equipped with skills needed in the industry.

 

  • One-Year Program, the student will receive a Certificate in Tourism Promotions Services
  • Two-Year Program, the student will receive a Diploma in Tour and Travel Services
  • Three-Year Program, the student will receive an Associate in Tourism and Travel Management
  • Four-Year Program, the student will receive a degree on Bachelor of Science in International Tourism and Travel Management

 The program is granted Level II Accredited Status by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) as certified by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP)



Program Outcomes

A graduate of International Tourism and Travel Management degree should be able to:

PO1. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication in English; 

PO2. Work independently and effectively within multidisciplinary and multicultural teams in accordance with the international standards aligned with the ASEAN Qualifications Framework;

PO3. Practice the knowledge and apply the skills associated with problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making to function effectively in the industry;

PO4. Work in a professional and ethical manner, as well as practice industry defined work ethics by performing excellent customer service skills;

PO5. Utilize information technology applications for tourism and hospitality;

PO6. Apply passionate leadership and management skills in various sectors of tourism

through advocacy programs that aim to improve the quality of life in local and global communities

PO7. Create and execute independently planned tours to different tourist destinations, both locally and internationally, in accordance with the legal requirements of the respective tourism jurisdiction;

PO8. Conduct various insightful researches in the profession to solve problems systematically and to address the changing needs of the industry and society;

PO 9. Design innovative marketing programs for the promotion of the profession based on national and global tourism industry standards; and

PO10. Develop and evaluate possible or existing tourism sites and attractions by implementing the principles of sustainability and respect for biodiversity.

 

Employment Opportunities

  • Department of Tourism (DOT)
  • Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority
  • Tourism Promotions Board
  • Regional Officer of the Department of Tourism
  • Tourist Information Center Manager
  • Tourism Officer of City or Municipal Tourism Office
  • Tour Operator
  • Tour Leader
  • Tourism Marketing Officer
  • Travel Agent
  • Travel Agency Manager
  • Travel Consultant
  • Sales and Marketing Representative in Airlines, Hotels, Theme Parks and Attractions
  • Airline and Travel Agency Reservation Officer
  • International and Domestic Airports
  • Flight Attendant
  • Ground Attendant
  • Events Manager
  • Conference Organizer
  • Guest Relations Officer and Press Relations Officer in prestigious hotels, restaurants, and cruising companies
  • Hotel Concierge
  • Front Office Personnel in hotels and cruise companies
  • Travel Writer
  • Business owner of tourism related establishments
  • Entrepreneur
  • Academician

Deans and Academic Head

MARIA BELYNDA R. OANES. MSHM MAJ IN TM

Acting Program Head, Tourism Management Department
[email protected]

Centro Escolar University Makati

Legaspi Village Campus

8th Floor 103 Esteban St.,

Legazpi Village, Makati City

Contact Information:

       (+63)2 8817-62-75
       (+63)2 8893-24-61/ (+63)2 8893-24-64/
       (+63)2 8893-24-69

Faculty Profile

  • Hedrick Cervillon

Master of Arts in Southeast Asian Studies

Centro Escolar University

Bachelor of Science in Tourism

Polytechnic University of the Philippines

 

  • Shella Marie Ignacio

Doctor in Business Management with Specialization in Hospitality Management                

Philippine Women's University

Master of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management

Philippine Women's University

Bachelor of Science in Tourism

University of Regina Carmeli - Malolos

 

  • Maria Belynda R. Oanes

Master of Science in Hospitality Management major in Tourism Management

Centro Escolar University

Bachelor of Science in Tourism

Centro Escolar University

 

  • Junn B. Poloyapoy

Master of Science in Tourism

Centro Escolar University  

Bachelor of Science in Tourism

Centro Escolar University - Manila       

  

  • Cecilia C. Uncad

Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Supervision
Centro Escolar University
Master of Science in Tourism Management
Centro Escolar University
Master of Arts in Teaching
Centro Escolar University
Bachelor of Arts, major in Political Science
University of the Philippines

 

  • John Erasmus Zagala

Master of Science in Tourism Management

Centro Escolar University - Manila

Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management

University of Santo Tomas - Manila

 

 

    

 

Linkages

International 

  • Phu Hải Resort, Vietnam
  • Paradise Suites and Cruises, Halong Bay, Vietnam
  • Avanti Resort - Paramount Hospitality
  • Baltimore Country Club
  • Belvedere Beach Resort
  • Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals and Tours
  • Brett Robinson Gulf Corporation
  • Colorvision - Universal Hollywood
  • Colorvision - Universal Orlando
  • Colorvision International, Inc. - Mall of America
  • Dairy Queen
  • Evelyn Hill Liberty Island & Ellis Island
  • Food Lion - #0685 - Avon
  • Food Lion - #0937 - Corolla
  • Great Wolf Lodge - Sandusky
  • Great Wolf Lodge - Wisconsin Dells
  • I2 Candlewood Suites Harrisburg Hershey
  • I2 Fairfield Inn & Suites Hershey Chocolate Avenue
  • I2 Faye Kala Inc. at Hershey Park
  • I2 Hampton Inn and Suites Hershey Near the Park
  • I2 Hershey Lodge
  • I2 HHCP Management LLC DBA Crowne Plaza Harrisburg
  • Kalahari Resort - Sandusky
  • Kalahari Resort - Wisconsin Dells
  • La Quinta 0501 - San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Loews Hotel
  • MasterCorp, Inc. - Christmas Mountain Village
  • MasterCorp, Inc. at Wyndham Ocean Boulevard
  • Pineland Camping Park
  • Ruby's Inn, Inc.
  • Sage Hospitality Doubletree Austin
  • Sea Mist Oceanfront Resort
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Wentworth by the Sea, A Marriott Hotel & Spa
  • Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort
  • Wonder Works - Orlando
  • Xanterra South Rim - Grand Canyon

 

Local

  • DDR Travel and Tours
  • Department of Tourism (DOT)
  • Domestic Airlines
  • International Airlines
  • MIASCOR
  • Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)
  • Rajah Travel Corporation
  • Sky Aviation Learning Center, Inc. (SALCI)
  • Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA)

 

Laboratory and Facilities

  • CEU Computer Laboratory
  • The quality of teaching and learning can be improved by introducing a more effective use of software in the computer laboratories. The computer laboratory, where students use the Amadeus Reservations System, is equipped with fast internet connection and the latest units. The students can practice booking airline tickets and check the status of flights using the system.

     

  • CEU Front Desk Counter
  • The CEU Front Desk Counter is a mock desk that serves as an interactive training hub for students to develop their service quality and soft skills in hotel reservation, guest registration, check-out process, and the practices of night audit. The students mastering behind the mock desk are trained in manual and computerized guest cycle procedures.

     

  • CEU Travel Bureau
  • The CEU Travel Bureau gives the BSITTM students the opportunity to learn first-hand operation of a travel agency.

Department Scholarship

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