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Travel Talk - Cities and Urban Centers Readiness for Tourism

Travel Talk - Cities and Urban Centers Readiness for Tourism

The Tourism Knowledge Center (TKC) of Rajah Travel Corporation (RTC) is organizing a Travel Talk on 04 September 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM at the San Beda College Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

Registration is Free of charge.

For inquiries, please call (02) 894-0886 local 7286/8009 or email research@rajahtravel.com.

TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Registration

9:00 AM -  9:20 AM

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Invocation and National Anthem, San Beda College Alabang
  • Introduction of Guests and Participants

    Messages:

    Rev. Fr. Gerard Ma. D. De Villa
    OSB, President
    San Beda College Alabang

    Ms. Aileen C. Clemente
    President and Chairman
    Rajah Travel Corporation

9:20 AM - 10:05 AM

  • Panel 1 – Measuring Preparedness of Cities for Tourism Growth

    Speakers/ Panelists:

    Global Cities Readiness for Tourism Growth
    Mr. Nigel David
    Regional Director for Asia Pacific and Middle East
    World Travel and Tourism Council

    Urban Readiness and Scale of Business Drivers:  Facilitating New Investments and Market Demand
    Ms. Narzalina Z. Lim
    Chairperson
    Iloilo Economic Development Foundation, Inc.

    Integrating Culture and Heritage in Defining the Readiness of Cities for Tourism
    Dr. Michael Angelo A. Cortez
    Conference Chair
    Asia-Pacific Business & Economics Research Society

    Moderator:
    Dr. Maria Cherry Lyn Rodolfo
    Tourism Consultant

10:05 AM -  10:30 AM

  • Open Forum

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Panel 2 – Urban Renewal: Spurring Tourism Investments and Jobs

    Speakers and Panelists:

    Manila Tourism Circuit and Heritage Preservation: Gateway for City Tourism Development
    Atty. Solfia Arborador
    Director
    Manila Tourism and Cultural Affairs Bureau

    Past, Present and Future: The Historical and Tourism Landscape of Iloilo
    Hon. Jerry Trenas
    Mayor, City of Iloilo

    Bhutan’s Heritage Preservation in Modern Day Tourism
    Mr. Robin Yap
    Deputy Chairman
    Tourism Management Institute of Singapore

    Moderator:
    Dr. Maria Cherry Lyn Rodolfo
    Tourism Consultant

11:30 AM -  12:00 NN

  • Open Forum

12:00 PM -  12:10 PM

  • Summary and Recap:

    Dr. Maria Cherry Lyn Rodolfo
    Tourism Consultant

12:10 PM - 12:20 NN

  • Awarding of Plaques of Appreciation for Speakers and Participating Schools

  • Closing Remarks:

    Dr. Andres Ignacio C. San Mateo Jr.
    Vice President
    San Beda College Alabang

 

Board of Trustees (2019 - 2021)

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

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)
Secretary

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

Mr. Elieser Casas
Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA)
Auditor

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
(TESDA)

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

Secretariat: Carla Co
secretariat@tourismidustryboard.org

Contact Information

Tourism Industry Board Foundation Inc.

Address:

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

  secretariat@tourismindustryboard.org

  +63 (2) 981-8500 local 2799
  +63 966 556-7600
  www.tourismindustryboard.org

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