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Calling All Tourism Educators: Apply for the SIKAT Project

Full Details:

Sustainable Innovative Knowledge Application for Tourism (SIKAT) is a one-year training program sponsored by the Commission on Higher Education(CHED) and will be delivered by the University of Alicante, Spain in coordination and partnership with the Lyceum of the Philippines University Batangas.

The SIKAT project is focused on improving and updating the curriculum needs of the Tourism sector, and on topics that have emerged regarding the new challenges for local universities in a post-confinement scenario.

Who should apply?

  • Open to Academic Staff/ Faculty Members who are experts in Tourism Education or teaching Tourism subjects in their respective institution.


  1. Fully Accomplished application form (refer to the link below)
  2. Letter of Recommendation signed by the head of University
  3. Updated Curriculum Vitae
  4. Recent 2x2 photo with white background (soft copy)
  5. A 2-minute video answering the following:
    1. How can the training help you and your institution?
    2. How can this revitalize the tourism sector?

Note: The video should be in landscape orientation, preferably in mp4 format or any format that is playable in all video players. Please upload the video in Google Drive and indicate the link in the registration.

To apply, please accomplish the forms on the following links:



HRAP Advisory

Board of Trustees (2019 - 2021)

Ms. Ma. Christina Aquino
Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines (HRAP)

Ms. Anabelle Ochoa Moreno
Association of Human Resources Managers in the Hospitality Industry (AHRM)
Vice Chairman

Ms. Tinette Capistrano
Philippine Association of Convention/ Exhibition Organizer and Suppliers, Inc. (PACEOS)

Dr. Gloria Baken Wong- Siy
Association of Administrators in Hospitality Hotel and Restaurant Management Educational Institutions (AAHRMEI)

Mr. Elieser Casas
Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA)

Mr. Hessel Larcia
National Union of Workers in Hotels, Restaurant and Allied Industries (NUWHRAIN- SENTRO)
Public Relations Officer

Board Trustees

Mr. Daniel Edralin
Ms. Eleonor Ogarte
National Union of Workers in Hotels, Restaurant and Allied Industries (NUWHRAIN- SENTRO)

Ms. Fe Yu
Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA)

Board of Advisers

Assistant Secretary Maria Rica C Bueno
Director Rowena Lu Y. Montecillo
Ms. Arlene Alipio
Department of Tourism (DOT)

Executive Director Imelda Taganas
Executive Director Susan Dela Rama
Ms. Ma. Isabel Gamurot
Technical Education Skills Development Authority

Dr. Edieser Dela Santa
University of the Philippines
Asian Institute of Tourism (UP AIT)

Secretariat: Lawrence Castro

Contact Information

Tourism Industry Board Foundation Inc.

University of the Philippines - Asian Institute of Tourism
Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
+63 2 9818500 ext 2799
+63 906 2955889

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