Dr. Ryan T. Liba, faculty member of the College of Tourism and Hospitality Management, was awarded “BEST NATIONAL MASTER TRAINER” during the commencement exercises of the recently concluded training program of National Master Trainers and Assessors on Food Production held from October 11-16, 2015 at Diamond Hotel, Malate, Manila.
The recognition was given to Dr. Liba due to his exemplary performance throughout the duration of the training. It was organized by the Department of Tourism (DOT), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Tourism Industry Board Foundation Inc. (TIBFI) and facilitated by the ASEAN Master Trainers and Master Assessors on Food Production. It was participated by 26 hospitality educators and chef instructors from different Universities, Colleges and Hospitality Training Centers in the country.
The said training is under the ASEAN Tourism Human Resource Development Program supported by DOT, TESDA and TIBFI. It aims to develop National Master Trainers and Master Assessors to cascade the training to local trainers and assessors in the country to fast track the implementation of the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on Tourism professionals and the achievement of the ASEAN Economic Integration 2015.