Department of Travel Management

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

Center of Excellence

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.

Career Opportunities

Airline Food Service Crew Event Organizer Researcher Tour Escort Travel Counselor
Academician Flight Attendant Sales Representative Tour Guide Training Staff
Baggage Handler Public Relations Officer Tour Coordinator Travel Agent Ticket Agent

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

Center of Excellence

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.

Career Opportunities

Reservation Agents Research Analyst Ground Handling Personnel Flight Attendant Training Staff
Customer Service Representative Travel Counselor (Domestic / International) File Clerk Tour Planner Tour Guide
Reservationist Group Coordinator Operations Employee Travel Representative Economic Development Specialist
Travel Promotions Staff Public Information Officer Public Relations Officer Communications Specialist Media Liaison
Travel Editor Travel Photographer Media Specialist Administrative Assistant Information Specialist
Media Coordinator Travel Writer Package Tour Coordinator Manager of Travel Literature Chief of News and Information
Research Director Ticketing Manager Area Supervisor Airline Purser Airline Manager
Tourism Center Director Customer Service Quality Director Director for Customer Care Product Development Manager Ticketing Manager
Area Manager Country Manager Reservations Manager

Bachelor of Science in Travel Management (4 years)

Center of Excellence

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.

Career Opportunities

reservation agents flight attendants travel agent ticket agent
training staff baggage handlers sales representatives travel counselor
tour guide / escort airline food service job tour coordinator tourism researcher
academician travel writer public relations officer event organizer

Administration and Faculty

MS. JANE G. DEVANADERA, MSTM, CHE, CGSP, Chair

Faculty Members

ANDALECIO, AVI BEN P.

Rank: 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.

Rank: Instructor 5

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.

Rank: 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 STEPHANIE D.M.

Rank: 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.

Rank: Instructor 5

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.

Rank: 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.

Rank: Assistant Professor 2

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 GIEZI G.

Rank: Associate Professor 3

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.

Rank: 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.

Rank: 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.

Rank: Instructor 4

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)

QUINITO, FREDDIE A.

Rank: Assistant Professor 2

Degrees

Doctor in Business Management, with Specialization in Hospitality Management (Philippine Women’s University – Manila, Philippines)

Doctor of Education, major in Educational Administration (Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila – Manila, Philippines)

Master of Business Administration, major in Tourism and Hospitality Management (San Sebastian College – Recoletos – Manila, Philippines)

Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Master of Arts in Teaching, major in English (University of the East – Manila, Philippines)

Master of Arts in Special Education, major in Developmental Delays (Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila – Manila, Philippines)

Master in Public Administration (Magna cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Far Eastern University – Manila, Philippines)

ROCAMORA, JOREEN T.

Rank: Instructor 3

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.

Rank: 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.

Rank: 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)

History