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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. 

 

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. 

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

Designing and Developing Sustainable Tourism

Posted: 2015-11-05
Category: News
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When done sustainably, tourism can bring about many socio-economic benefits to communities throughout the Philippine archipelago. Both the private sector and local government units (LGUs) are instrumental to sustainable development since they create the infrastructure, policies and planning procedures needed for tourism. 

 

Managing Tourism for Development: A Strategic Planning and Business Dev't Program for TIEZA

Posted: 2015-06-25
Category: News
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Tourism can bring about many socio-economic benefits to communities throughout the Philippine archipelago. The private sector, the local government units (LGUs), and the arms of the national government are instrumental to development as they create the infrastructure, policies and planning procedures needed for tourism. They all support tourism businesses while conserving resources and ensuring community interests. 

Madrid Fusion Manila

Posted: 2015-05-09
Category: News
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Philippine cuisine is a fundamental element of the identity and expressions that are distinctly Filipino. The cooking methods differ from one region or province to another. It evolved from the diverse histories of its 7,107 islands, ranging from its Austronesian origins to the infusion of Malay, Chinese, Spanish, and American influences. 

 

Showcasing the Center for Tourism's research competence

Posted: 2015-04-17
Category: News
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Last 15 April 2015, all the Centers of Excellence of the Asian Institute of Management showcased their recent activities and medium-term plans. This showcase was organized to help faculty to decide which Center(s) they would want to align themselves in terms of research and other projects. 

 

AIM and DLSU joined forces in a case writing seminar

Posted: 2015-03-27
Category: News
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The Asian Institute of Management – Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism and the De La Salle University – Center for Business Research and Development entered into a joint undertaking to co-organize the AIM-DLSU Case Writing Workshop for the faculties and researchers of the Ramon V. Del Rosario College of Business (RVRCOB) and the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). 

 

Learning Ecotourism and Heritage Tourism models

Posted: 2015-03-19
Category: News
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The W. SyCip Graduate School of Business and the Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) conducted a weeklong Sustainable Tourism Management course for students of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM).

 

ALT-CFT launches the maiden issue of Industry Outlook

Posted: 2015-03-09
Category: News

altnews-thumb_alt-cft-launches-maiden-issue-of-industry-outlook.jpgThe AIM – Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism is proud to present its maiden issue of the Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism Industry Outlook.