CTHM emerges as travel vlog champion during  Y4TH int’l conference 2023

CTHM won the Travel Vlog Competition (TVC) during the Youth for Tourism and Hospitality (Y4TH) International Conference 2023, with the theme, Future-proofing the Industry through Green Tourism, on November 11, 2023 at the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) Film Institute. The event was organized by the UPD Asian Institute of Tourism Association of Alumni (AITAA). The event aims to equip students with knowledge and skills relevant to the industry today and in the future.

Selected Junior and Senior BS Tourism Management students namely, Fiona Charlize S. Nazar, Maria Carren M. Santos, Solomon M. Santiago, and Anton Ivan B. Victorino formed the group Travelkadas that produced the winning vlog. The vlog showcased Muntinlupa City and featured select prominent attractions around the city. The vlog also highlighted inclusive and sustainable destinations focusing on health and wellness, accessible tourism, and recreational tourism. It also underscored the city’s best practices about its efforts on green investment.

Significant partner institutions assisted the team, namely, the City Government of Muntinlupa – Museo ng Muntinlupa, Filinvest City and Festival Mall Management, and the Bureau of Corrections. Academic staff members Ms. Lizette V. Villaflor, Asst. Prof. Maria Concepcion A. Ang, and Asst. Prof. Jame Monren T. Mercado served as the mentors of the team.

Aside from the TVC, CTHM also joined other categories during the event such as Tourism Start-up, Destination Marketing Plan, and Travel Brochure-making competitions.

The preparation and monitoring of the competition delegates from the College was spearheaded by Ms. Catherine C. Mondejar, the Tourism Management Competition point person.

The winning vlog can be accessed through this link: https://fb.watch/oiwMBgkJa3/

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