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Sustainable and Integrated Practices in Tourism Forum

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: Events
The forum entitled “Sustainable and Integrated Practices in Tourism” highlighted how tourism enterprises practice sustainability and social innovation principles. The key focus was on the interaction of different stakeholders and value chain members of tourism destinations in advancing sustainable tourism that ensures economic viability of tourism businesses, involvement of local communities, and conservation and preservation of the natural environment. The forum brought together a multitude of stakeholders from the academe, government, and private sector to deliberate on the management and pursuit of sustainability and social innovation.

Lecture Series: Surf Tourism and Social Entrepreneurship in Coastal Communities

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: Events

In line with this, the AIM-Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism highlighted the role of surf tourism in achieving sustainable tourism development. As coastal communities face growing concerns regarding declining marine resources, we find that surf tourism can be a potential development alternative among local communities in the Philippines. This forum aimed to facilitate a discussion among academe, tourism practitioners, and the public and private sector with the objective of exploring surf tourism development in the Philippines.

 

The Kalikasan Green Productivity, Green Purchasing Towards Green Philippines (KGP3) Conference

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: Events
In partnership with the Asian Institute of Management – Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism, a conference on Advancing Sustainable Tourism for Inclusive Socio-Economic Growth was conducted in line with the development of the new Philippine Tourism Development Plan for 2016-2020 and the need for various stakeholders to know how sustainability can address their business concerns and maximize benefits to achieve the triple bottom line strategy on sustainability.

Lecture Series: Best Ecotourism Practices in Asia

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: Events
The Lecture Series on “Best Ecotourism Practices in Asia” focused on the significant role of ecotourism in the advancement of sustainability in Philippine tourism industry. It brought together academicians and industry stakeholders to discuss the trends, practices, opportunities, and challenges in ecotourism. Offering both learning and networking opportunities, the lecture series aimed to strengthen the tourism community’s commitment in the pursuit of sustainable tourism in the country.

Philippine Research Conference on Tourism and Hospitality

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: News
The Asian Institute of Management - Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism, together with University of the Philippines - Asian Institute of Tourism, presented a paper on "Philippine Tourism Development: Monitoring What and By Whom?"

Hack-a-challenge: Creating a sustainable tourism value chain map of the Philippines

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: News
Trakaro was hailed winner for the challenge, curated by students Paul Galacan and Edward Solicito. Trakaro is a mobile application that rates the sustainability of hospitality establishments such as hotels and restaurants through its proprietary technology, the Fylla Alogrithm. Through the Fylla Rating, tourism establishments are rated based on three criteria, namely: food source network, manpower proximity, and customer feedback.

Exploring Ecotourism Efforts in the Philippines

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: News

Nine students from the Global Network for Advanced Management participated in the Asian Institute of Management’s Global Network Week module on management and ecotourism.

 

15th Asia Pacific Conference 2017: Global Perspectives in Changing Local Landscapes

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: News
The 15th Asia Pacific Conference 2017: Global Perspectives in Changing Local Landscapes became a venue for sharing knowledge, mobilizing participation, galvanizing commitment, advocating knowledge-based policies and catalyzing actions for inclusive sustainable development, peace and security in the region and beyond. It brought together organizers and conveners for roundtable discussions and panel presentations on relevant topics such as sustainable tourism.

Discovering Ecotourism Practices in the Philippines

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: News
Thirteen students from the Indian Institute of Management - Bangalore (India), EGADE Business School (Mexico), and the Yale School of Management (USA), Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (USA), and the ICS Hitotsubashi University (Japan) were welcomed at the Asian Institute of Management.

Capacity-Building Program and Workshop for Sustainable Tourism in Marinduque

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: News
When done sustainably, tourism can bring about many socio-economic benefits to communities through the Philippine archipelago. Local government Units (LGUs) are instrumental to sustainable development since they create the infrastructure, policies and planning procedures needed for tourism.

Understanding Sustainable Tourism in then Context of the Philippines

Posted: 2018-04-12
Category: News
The W.SyCip Graduate School of Business (WSGSB), together with the Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism (ALT-CFT) held a weeklong management course on sustainable tourism for the students of the Global Network Advanced Management (GNAM) network last 17-21 October 2016. The course was comprised of several on-site visits, such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB), DVF Dairy Farms, the Philippine Carabao Center, and the Masungi Georeserve. 

Research methodologies using the Asian Barometer data set

Posted: 2016-11-29
Category: News

thumbnail_HAU.jpgThe AIM-Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism conducted a research seminar entitled, “Research methodologies using the Asian Barometer data set” at the Holy Angel University, Angeles, Pampanga last 25 November 2016.

 

TOURISM WATCH: A Monitoring System for Philippine Tourism Development

Posted: 2016-11-29
Category: News

thumbnail fgd.jpgThe focus group discussion is conducted as part of the research venture between UP-AIT and ALT-CFT on the Philippine tourism industry. The discussion aimed to identify the trends and developments in the Philippine tourism industry that needs monitoring. 

 

Exploring sustainable tourism

Posted: 2016-11-29
Category: News

thumbnail gnw.jpgThe W.SyCip Graduate School of Business (WSGSB), together with the Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism (ALT-CFT) held a weeklong management course on sustainable tourism for the students of the Global Network Advanced Management (GNAM) network last 17-21 October 2016. The course was comprised of several on-site visits, such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB), DVF Dairy Farms, the Philippine Carabao Center, and the Masungi Georeserve. 

 

AIM WSGSB and ALT-CFT focus on sustainable tourism for Global Network Week

Posted: 2016-08-10
Category: Events

gnam145px.jpgOn 17-­21 October 2016, the W. SyCip Graduate School of Business (WSGSB) and the Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center  for  Tourism  (ALT-­‐CFT)  of  the  Asian  Institute  of  Management  (AIM)  in  the  Philippines  will  be holding a weeklong management course on sustainable  tourism  for  students  of  the  GNAM.

 

 

Advancing Research in Tourism: A Methods of Research Program for TIEZA (Research Presentation)

Posted: 2016-07-14
Category: News

Thumbnail (Gallery and Blog post) resized.jpgThe presentation of capstone projects concluded the program on "Advancing Research in Tourism: Methods of Research Program for the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA)," held last 01 July 2016 at the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) office. 

Advancing Research in Tourism: Methods of Research Program for TIEZA (Part 2)

Posted: 2016-05-20
Category: News

TIEZA thumbnail.jpgIn the venture towards establishing a well-grounded tourism research, the Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism (ALT-CFT) offered its expertise in strategic management and research methods to the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA). The last two sessions of the course on 'Advancing Research in Tourism: Methods of Research Program' encompassed the subject of quantitative research.

 

 

Sharing Expertise on Tourism Research

Posted: 2016-04-29
Category: News

Edit for Thumbnail.JPGAs Philippine tourism's presence in the global stage heightens, the significance of tourism research in continously developing and advancing the industry is becoming more apparent. Projects, programs, and initiatives necessitate the support of grounded research.  

 

 

Exploring heritage tourism and beyond: Kawit heritage tour

Posted: 2016-04-29
Category: News

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Kawit, Cavite has been a witness to significant historical events in Philippine history. Apart from being known as the birthplace of the first president of the Republic of the Philippines, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, the preserved sites and customs in the locality are not to be overlooked. 

 

 

Showcasing Philippine cuisine at Madrid Fusion Manila 2016

Posted: 2016-04-22
Category: Events

cftevents-thumb_madrid-fusion-2016.jpgFilipino cuisine has been part and parcel of Philippine culture and heritage. An ordinary Juan has always been passionate about food, from the moment of preparation to sharing it with other people. 

 

 

Fostering sustainable Agrotourism and Forestry in the Philippines

Posted: 2016-04-18
Category: News
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Over the decades, tourism has been growing its international presence as a frontrunner in fostering socio-economic growth.

 

 

AIM WSGSB and ALT-CFT focus on sustainable agrotourism and forestry for Global Network Week

Posted: 2016-02-29
Category: Events

cftevents-thumb_sustainable-agrotourism-and-forestry-for-gnw.jpgOn 14-17 March 2016, the W. SyCip Graduate School of Business (WSGSB) and the Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism (ALT-CFT) of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) will be holding a weeklong management course on sustainable tourism for students of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM). 

 

Fulfilling the Venture on Case Method Pedagogy: The AIM-DLSU Case Presentation

Posted: 2016-02-29
Category: News

cftnews-thumb_aim-dlsu-case-pres-feb19.jpgThe AIM-DLSU Case Presentation last February 19, 2016 at De La Salle University was the culmination of the case writing collaborative project of the researchers and case writers from both institutions. 

 

Tourism Center organizes forum on food and sustainable tourism

Posted: 2016-02-09
Category: News

cftnews-thumb_food-as-key-to-sustainable-tourism.pngFood and culture is the new sustainable tourism product that the Philippines can offer to complement what it is currently putting forward. This was the general idea shared by the experts in the forum Food and Culture: A New Sustainable Tourism Product for ASEAN last 19 January 2016.

 

Doing research using the AIM ASEAN Barometer

Posted: 2015-12-09
Category: News

cftnews-thumb_doing-research-using-aim-asean-barometer.jpgThe youth and business sector play a vital role in the success of economic integration. Over two-thirds of the ASEAN population are the youth (age 15-30). Likewise, the growth of MSMEs in the region has been rapid.