Department of Tourism Management

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management, major in Recreation and Leisure Management (4 years)

The Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management, major in Recreation and Leisure Management program provides an integrated the study of the management and operation of recreation and leisure attractions, facilities and services. It will also cover importance components with regard to the positive use of leisure time, while, traveling, engaging in recreation, recreational sport or entertainment. The program also emphasizes learning and leadership in the recreational environment, through which students will gain strong managerial preparation. The overall learning objective of this program is to prepare the students for professional positions in the fields of recreation and tourism by cultivating a broad understanding of leisure and recreation in our society while developing strong managerial skills.

Note: SHS graduates who do not come from ABM strand will need to take 15 units of Business Management Education (BME) courses.

Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management, major in Travel Operation and Service Management (4 years)

The Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management, major in Travel Operations and Service Management program covers the study of various components focusing on the management, operations and service delivery relevant to the travel and tourism industry. It encompasses technical, practical and professional learning and application of skills with respect to specific areas such as travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

Note: SHS graduates who do not come from ABM strand will need to take 15 units of Business Management Education (BME) courses.

Bachelor of Science in Travel Management (4 years)

The Travel Management Program covers the study of various components related to the travel and tour industry. It encompasses technical, practical and professional learning relevant to the different pillars of tourism such as tour and travel operations, transportation, accommodation, food and beverages, events management, allied services, entertainment and recreation, tourism research and education, tourism planning and development and other tourism services necessary for the formation of the students to become well rounded and high-spirited Tourism Professionals imbued with Christian ethics and virtues.

The Department of Travel Management enjoys the coveted Center of Excellence distinction from the Commission on Higher Education.

Latest News and Events

October 18, 2019 CTHM signs MoA with industry for tourism management customer service internship, information system
March 15, 2019 Tourism Management faculty members receive NCCA research grant to study Pancit heritage in Luzon
March 1, 2019 UST-CTHM reaps awards at National Tourism and Hospitality Student’s Skills Olympics
February 23, 2019 Travel Management students win in Domestikwhiz 2019
February 22, 2019 CTHM features international speakers in Gurus of the Day Program
February 2, 2019 Senior Travel Management students join Asia World Model United Nations Conference in Bangkok
January 26, 2019 Travel Management student crowned as Miss U-Belt 2019
December 2, 2017 UST reaps seven awards in PACUCOA assembly, Travel Management recognized for 1st Level IV program in the PHL
April 29, 2017 BS Travel Management program receives highest PACUCOA accreditation
January 21, 2017 Dean Tio Cuison appointed Member of CHEd Technical Committee for HRM and Tourism
November 11, 2016 Fr. Dagohoy receives Fellow of the Int’l Centre of Excellence Award in Switzerland
July 29, 2016 CTHM admin, faculty, staff Certified Guest Service Professional titles
June 10, 2016 Dean Tio Cuison, Asst. Dean Turaray, Chair Medina, faculty become Certified Hospitality Educators by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute
December 31, 2015 Travel Mngt dept, program declared Center of Excellence
September 5, 2015 BSTM students de Guzman, Santos win Phl Travel Mart contests

 

 

Administration and Faculty

Asst. Prof. Jane G. Devanadera, MSTM, CHE, CGSP, Chair

Faculty Members

ANDALECIO, Avi Ben P. (Instructor 3)

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Public Administration (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Tourism Management (Cum Laude) (Far Eastern University – Manila, Philippines)

ANG, Maria Concepcion A. (Assistant Professor 2)

Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

COLMENAR, Karla Patricia G. (Instructor 3)

Degrees

  • Master of Political Science (The Catholic University of Korea – Seoul, Republic of Korea)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

CRUZ, Regina StephanieE D.M. (Instructor 5)

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

DEVANADERA, Jane G. (Assistant Professor 3)

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Tourism Management (Centro Escolar University – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism (Centro Escolar University – Manila, Philippines)

FAJARDO, Christine Concepcion C. 
(Assistant Professor 3)Degrees

  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism (Magna cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

GINO-GINO, Jinky Rose P. (Assistant Professor 4)

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Southeast Asian Studies (Centro Escolar University – Manila, Philippines)
  • Master of Arts in Southeast Asian Studies (Centro Escolar University – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism (Centro Escolar University – Manila, Philippines)
GRANADO, Gezzez Gieze G. (Associate Professor 3 / Assistant Professorial Lecturer 1)
Degrees

  • Doctor of Civil Laws (Magna cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Master of Laws, major in Environmental Laws (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Laws (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

MEDINA, Fredeswindo R. (Assistant Professor 2)

Degrees

  • Master in Cultural Heritage Studies (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

MERCADO, Jame Monren T. (Instructor 3)

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Studies (Magna cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management (Magna cum Laude) (Colegio de San Juan de Letran – Manila, Philippines)

NIDEA, James Mark R. (Instructor 5)

Degrees

  • Master in Business Administration (Jose Rizal University – Mandaluyong City, Philippines)
  • Master in Public Administration (Jose Rizal University – Mandaluyong City, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism (Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines)

ROCAMORA, Joreen T. (Assistant Professor 1)

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

TIO CUISON, Ma. Cecilia A. (Assistant Professor 3)

Degrees

  • Master of Education (University of Western Australia – Crawley, Australia)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (Siena College – Quezon City, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Education, major in History (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

TURARAY, Amy Mia R. (Associate Professor 1)

Degrees

  • Master in Education (Summa cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Education, major in Computer Technology (Cum Laude)  (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)