Collaborate and reap the benefits of becoming a TIBFI member.

Membership Benefits

For employers
  • Establishment of a labor market information system for effective and efficient manpower pooling
  • Assurance of adequate supply of trained manpower according to industry requirements
  • Lower training costs
  • Cooperation among firms and industry leaders
  • Access to government programs/linkages relevant to the socio-economic growth/needs of the industry or member companies
For the labor sector
  • More training program thus increasing their efficiency and competitiveness in the market
  • A ready forum for employers-workers government dialogue on matters affecting their working conditions and relationship
  • Matching of skills with job opportunities
For the government
  • Determination of actual manpower supply and demand
  • A vehicle for improved, responsive and relevant manpower training in the country
  • As a representative body, it becomes the industry's manpower and development utilization.

Membership Dues

Regular Institutional Members
  • Php4,000.00 per annum
Associate Institutional Members
  • Php2,000.00 per annum
Associate Individual Members
  • Php1,000.00 per annum

TIBFI Members

Private Sector

Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines (HRAP)
Ms. Ma. Christina Aquino
  • TIBFI Position: Chairperson
  • Organization Position: Associate Board Member
  • Email:
Atty. Eugene Yap
Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA)
Association of Human Resources Managers in the Hospitality Industry (AHRM)
Council of Hotel and Restaurant Educators of the Philippines (COHREP)
Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA)
Hotel Sales and Marketing Association International, Inc. (HSMA)
Philippine Association of Convention/ Exhibition Organizer and Suppliers, Inc. (PACEOS)
Association of Administrators in Hospitality Hotel and Restaurant Management Educational Institutions (AAHRMEI)
Union of Filipino Tourism Educators (UFTE)
Philippine Bartenders League (PBL)
Tourism Congress of the Philippines (TCP)
Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP)

Labor Sector

National Union of Workers in Hotels, Restaurant and Allied Industries (NUWHRAIN APL)
Mr. Daniel Edralin
  • TIBFI Position: Trustee
  • Organization Position: Immediate Past President / Secretary General
  • Email:
Ms. Eleonor Ogarte
Mr. Hessel Larcia

Government Sector

University of the Philippines – Asian Institute of Tourism (UP AIT)
Dr. Miguela Mena
Ms. Victoria Villegas
  • TIBFI Position: Alternate Representative
  • Organization Position: Assistant Professor
  • Email:
Department of Tourism (DOT)
Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA)

Contact Information

Tourism Industry Board Foundation Inc.


University of the Philippines - Asian Institute of Tourism
Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

  +63 (2) 981-8500 local 2799
  +63 966 556-7600

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