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Courses Offered

4 YEAR - (BSTM) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT

"Your Gateway to the Global Community"

Welcome to the College of Hospitality and Business Management. Our department's goal is to deliver high-quality education and training in the fields of hospitality and business management, equipping students with practical and theoretical knowledge, skills, attitudes, and competences that will enable them to compete globally.

Throughout this website, you will find information about the unique academic and extracurricular programs that distinguish our institution from other educational options in Negros Occidental. We are excited to get to know you and appreciate how we can best assist you.

Sobresaliente VMA!

HERIES V. TRANCE, MBA-HRM, CGSP
Dean of CHBM

Nature of the Field of Study
The programs related to the fields of hospitality and tourism education will equip students with competencies that are needed to execute operational tasks and management functions in food production (culinary), accomodation, food and beverage service, tourism planning and product development, events planning, transportation services, travel and tour operations and other emerging sectors of hospitality and tourism industry.

Specific Professions/Careers/Occupations for Graduates
After completion of the program, the graduates can pursue any career in the tourism and hospitality industry as follows:
Sector: Travel

Areas: Air, Cruise Ships, Rail, Coach, Automobile Marketing Communications / Documentation Information Bureau Center Tour and Travel Operations

- Reservation Agents
- Sales Representative
- Research Analyst
- Ground Handling Personnel
- Flight Attendant
- Training Staff
- Customer Service Representative
- Marketing Analyst
- Customer Analyst
- Financial Analyst
- Merchanding Analyst
- Commercial account specialist
- Domestic travel counsellor
- International travel counsellor
- File clerks
- Tour Planner
- Tour Guide
- Reservationist
- Group coordinator
- Operations employee
- Administrative Assistant
- Advertising specialist
- Travel Representative
- Public Information Officer
- Public Relations Personnel
- Marketing Coordinator
- Communications Specialist
- Travel Representative
- Economic Development Specialist
- Travel Promotions Staff
- Public Information Officer
- Public Relations Personnel
- Marketing Coordinator
- Communications Specialist
- Travel Editor
- Media Liaison
- Media Specialist
- Travel Photographer
- Administrative Assistant
- Information Specialist
- Media Coordinator
- Manager of Travel Literature
- Chief of News and Information
- Research Director
- Advertising Manager
- Trainee Group Consultant
- Ticketing Manager
Sector: Travel

Areas: Air, Cruise Ships, Rail, Coach, Automobile Marketing Communications / Documentation Information Bureau Center Tour and Travel Operations

- Area Supervisor
- Airline Purser
- Airline Manager
- Country Manager
- Sales and Marketing Manager
- Area Manager
- Ticketing Manager
- Product Development Manager
- Management Personnel (4 functional areas-HR, Marketing, Operations, Finance plus IT)
- Senior Manager of Strategy and Marketing
- Director for Customer Care
- Customer Service Quality Director
- Manager of Travel Literature
- Chief of News and Information
- Tourism Center Director
Sector: Lodging

Areas: Front Office, HR, Sales and Marketing

- Sales Representative
- Management Trainees
- HR Staff
- Reservations Clerk
- Front office staff
- Director of Personnel Manager
Sector: Assembly and Event Management

Areas: Meetings, Conventions, Expositions

- Information Specialist
- Public Relations Staff
- Sales Representative
- Meeting / Event Personnel
Sector: Recreation

Areas: Attractions, Gaming, Parks, Recreation

- Park Guide
- Museum Guide
- Handicapped Program Planner
- Concert Promoter
- Recreation Specialists
- Camp Counsellors
- Activity Director
- Camp Counsellors
- Activity Director
- Camping Counsellors
- Recreation Director
- Events Coordinator
- Amusement/ theme Park Guide
- Planner
- Promotions Staff
- Reception Staff
- Activity Director
- Camping Director
- Recreation Director
- Events Coordinator
- Manager
- Administrator



HERIES V. TRANCE, MBA-HRM, CGSP
Dean of CHBM

EDWIN P. BENITEZ, MBA
Program Head

MS. RUSSELL GRACE A. CARMELO
Curriculum Developer

MR. NIÑO G. GUADALUPE
Laboratory In-Charge

Facilities