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Tourism Business joins the thematics of the APUGSM Conferences

Posted: 2015-02-16
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The research community, once again, saw the Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism in the international conference scene as it became one of the co-organizers of the recently concluded Asia Pacific University Graduate School of Management (APUGSM) Conferences 2015 – Advancements in Business and Economic Research.

 

Preparing the Philippine tourism industry for the ASEAN Economic Community 2015

Posted: 2014-12-15
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For the Philippine tourism industry to be “competitive” in line of the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) of 2015, it must advance its strategic planning and effectively utilize its labor and capital. This was the general idea shared by experts who participated in the lecture series Raising travel and tourism competitiveness in the Philippines towards ASEAN integration 2015 held last 28 November 2014 at the First Philippine Holdings Caseroom of the Asian Institute of Management, Makati City.

Can Ecotourism boost the economy in the Philippines?

Posted: 2014-11-18
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Can the Philippines build a productive ecotourism industry around its natural environment? The Asian Institute of Management's Fernando Y. Roxas talks about the country's chances of claiming a link in the "tourism supply chain."

 

Pushing the frontiers of Ecotourism in the Philippines

Posted: 2014-10-27
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As one of the forerunners of ecotourism, 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 management course on ecotourism for students of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) last 13-17 October 2014.

 

Propelling Filipino cuisine to the world stage

Posted: 2014-09-15
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Every Filipino knows that Philippine cuisine is one of the best in the world. Filipinos love it. Filipinos are passionate about it. The increasing popularity of food tourism in the Philippines indicates that travelers visit the country not only to see its historical sites and natural wonders but also to experience the unique flavors Filipino food has to offer.

 

There is strength in connectivity

Posted: 2014-08-04
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The research community saw the debut of the Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism in the international conference scene as it participated in the recently concluded Asia Pacific University Graduate School of Management (APUGSM) 2014 International Summer Conference on Business & Economics Research. 

 

We soar high when we are connected

Posted: 2014-07-10
Category: News

The growth of Asian travelers is accompanied by technological developments that make travel more convenient. This makes the possibilities of digital travel endless.

 

Cultural heritage tourism can boost the Philippine economy

Posted: 2014-06-03
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Preserving heritage and cultural resources can facilitate economic growth. This was the consensus of the experts who participated in the forum Nurturing Cultural Heritage Tourism in the Philippines last 27 May 2014 held at the Meralco Caseroom of the Asian Institute of Management, Makati City.

 

Emerging Trends in Digital Travel and Its Impact on Tourism Buyer Behavior

Posted: 2014-05-26
Category: News

In the pursuit of delivering high-quality information in tourism management, the AIM-Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism, in partnership with Yahoo! Philippines, organized a forum entitled Emerging Trends in Digital Travel and Its Impact on Tourism Buyer Behavior last April 30.

 

ABS-CBN Foundation partners with Center for sustainability research

Posted: 2013-12-10
Category: News

The ABS-CBN Foundation Inc. has partnered with the AIM Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism in an effort to sustain and improve their community-based sustainable tourism projects in the Philippines.

 

ASEAN LeaderSpeak: Industry leaders, AIM students discuss regional integration effects on tourism

Posted: 2013-11-25
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thumb_ASEAN-Leaderspeak-with-Clemente-and-Waspodo.jpgIn 2015, the planned integration of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will finally take place.

 

 

NPDC Executive Director unveils Rizal Park tourism framework

Posted: 2013-09-04
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newsthumb_tourism-luneta-conference.jpgNPDC Executive Director, Juliet H. Villegas, PhD provided an update on the progress and achievements of the country’s premier national park.

 

 

National Tourism Development Plan unveiled at AIM

Posted: 2013-05-28
Category: News

blog-thumb_NTDP-unveils-at-AIM.jpgThe Department of Tourism (DOT), in partnership with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) – Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism, recently unveiled the National Tourism Development Plan (NTDP), which has set a target of 10 million international visitors and 56 million domestic travelers by 2016.

 

Intramuros Administration presents Master Plan

Posted: 2013-01-23
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thumb_building-strategic-partnerships.jpgAiming to enhancing Intramuros as a sustainable tourist attraction, a master plan was shared with representatives from the trade and business sectors, government, NGOs, academe, and community organizations last January 21, 2013.

 

Launching of the AIM –ALT Center for Tourism

Posted: 2012-02-17
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thumb_center-for-tourism-launch.jpgThe Asian Institute of Management (AIM) launched the AIM-Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism last February16, 2012. Philippine Tourism Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez, Jr. delivered the inaugural address before an audience that included members of the business community, and the diplomatic corps.