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January 20, 2023

Tourism Industry Board Foundation Inc., received Department of Tourism (DOT)'s 7th Speakers' Synergy and Appreciation

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Manila, Philippines - January 6, 2023 (Friday), TIBFI formally received the 7th Speakers' Synergy and Appreciation Award in Manila City for its long-time commitment, invaluable service and excellency partnership with the Department of Tourism.

Tourism Industry Board Foundation Chairperson Mr. Robert 'Bobby' John Horrigan received the Plaque of Recognition together with Secretary Dr. Lilibeth Aragon and former Chairperson of TIBFI Ms. Ma. Christina Aquino on behalf of the foundation at the ceremony at the Diamond Hotel in Manila.

The Director IV at Department of Tourism Ms. Rica Bueno thanked TIBFI and Chairperson Mr. Robert ‘Bobby' John Horrigan for the strong partnership and continuous support to DOT. “As our partner, TIBFI has played a big role in harnessing the competencies of Philippine Tourism Professionals.” Ms. Bueno said.

Moreover, Supervising Tourism Operations Officer at Philippine Department of Tourism Ms. Arlene Alipio also thanked TIBFI for its long term commitment and partnership with DOT. “Thank you TIBFI for being a staunch partner of DOT through 40+ years!” Ms. Arlene Alipio added.

And also, Secretary Dr. Lilibeth Aragon received the individual Plaque of Recognition as Resource Speaker in the 7th Speakers' Synergy and Appreciation. It was given to those individuals who shared their expertise in the various capacity development programs of the country's tourism sector.

Tourism Industry Board Foundation Inc., received Department of Tourism (DOT)'s 7th Speakers' Synergy and Appreciation
Tourism Board receives 7th Speakers' Synergy and Appreciation

 

To end, this event was also a gateway to introduce DOT's Plan for Tourism Industry. The Filipino Brand of Service Excellence 100k Industry Stakeholders - FBSE 100k….Mabuhay! It is the target number of stakeholders given by Sec. Frasco  composed of different programs such as Tourism Industry Skills Program, Train the Trainers Courses for Regional, Enterprise and Academe, Higher Education Institutions for Graduating Tourism and Hospitality Students, FBSE Self-paced Learning Program and lastly, the Partnership with Retailers and Enterprise Level.

Tourism Industry Board Foundation Inc., received Department of Tourism (DOT)'s 7th Speakers' Synergy and Appreciation
7th Speakers' Synergy and Appreciation: At the event.

 

The 100,000 stakeholders seems a huge number but as Ms. Cleofe Albiso said, we cannot sacrifice the quality for the sake of achieving the quality that we want. So, we all should not be pressured by numbers.

Lastly, Sec. Frasco empowered everyone that anything is possible, that is why investors would always want to invest in the Philippines because of its distinct hospitality that is why there's always a returning customer in our country.

January 05, 2023

BISITA "BE MY GUEST" Officially Launched

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PASAY - The Philippine government officially launched last December 13, 2022 the Bisita Be My Guest (BBMG) program, incentivizing Filipinos who will invite foreign tourists…
August 05, 2022

Message from the Chairperson

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Greetings to all Filipino Tourism and Hospitality Students, Professionals and Stakeholders. I am honored and thankful to be elected as Chairman of the Tourism Board…
May 31, 2022

Survey: Curriculum Review for Tourism and Hospitality Management

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June 1, 2022 Dear Tourism Stakeholder, Mabuhay! The Tourism Industry Board Foundation Inc. (TIBFI), a tripartite body composed of representatives from the government, private, and…
April 14, 2022

Department of Tourism Memorandum Circular 2022-001: Revised Interim Guidelines Governing Applications for Accreditation During the State of Calamity Due to COVID-19

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06 April 2022 ATTY. EUGENE T. YAPPresidentHOTEL AND RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES (HRAP)Legaspi Village, Makati Citysecretariat@hrap.org.ph Dear Atty. Yap: Greetings from the Department of…
April 12, 2022

STR's SHARE Center Crowns Winners of Four Virtual Student Market Study Competitions

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Excerpt: 2021 Philippine Student Market Study Competition – Hosted by LPU Laguna, Supported by COHREP, AAHRMEI and TIBFI "It was exciting to see so many…
November 18, 2021

Lobster Ink Hosco - Best-in-class online hospitality training at your fingertips! (November 23, 2021)

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Now It's All in Your Hands: Best-in-Class Corporate Online Hospitality Training After the recent 6th Tourism HR Congress, join John Lohr, Director of Strategic Partnership…
November 20, 2021

Bintan Tourism Webinar (November 25, 2021)

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October 15, 2021

Tech Tourism Webinar: Big Data - Transformation Cycle in the Tourism Industry (October 27, 2021)

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It's time for Big Data. Tech Tourism in the new norm. Date and Time of Event: Wednesday, 27 October 2021 7:30PM to 10:45PM ◦Tech Solution…
October 15, 2021

Perak Renaissance Tourism: Live International Webinar & Virtual MOU Signing Ceremony (22 October 2021)

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Date and Time of Event: Friday, 22 October 2021 9:00AM (GMT+8)
October 14, 2021

Using Global Proficiency International Standards (ISTE) for Employee Recruitment, Development, Curriculum Integration to Ensure Employability of the Filipino Workforce (October 28, 2021)

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Greetings from GAIN! We cordially invite you to DIGITAL PROFICIENCY INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) MASTER CLASS 2 with the theme…
October 08, 2021

STR SHARE Center 2022 Planned Certification Workshops

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Upcoming workshops The sessions will be 5-week, 2 hours, 10AM-12PM or 8PM-10PM U.S. Central Time CHIA – Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics Tuesdays, January 18,…
September 04, 2021

MommaCon 2021 (September 11 and 18, 2021)

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September 03, 2021

2021 Philippine Student Market Study Competition Proudly Hosted by LPU-Laguna

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August 24, 2021

TIBFI: TESDA 2021 Kabalikat Awardee

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August 07, 2021

DOT: Virtual IT-BPM Tourism Job Fair

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04 August 2021 Ms. Ma. Christina AquinoChairpersonTourism Industry Board Foundation Inc.University of the Philippines - Asian Institute of TourismCommonwealth Avenue, DilimanQuezon City, Philippines Dear Ms.…
July 27, 2021

GAIN Learning Session: Using Global Digital Standards and Frameworks in Talent Cycles, Human Resource Development Plans, and Student Competencies

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July 19, 2021Ms. Ma. Christina AquinoChairTourism Industry Board Foundation Inc. (TIBFI) Dear Ms. Aquino Hearty greetings from the Government-Academe-Industry Network, Inc.! Realizing that our human…
July 23, 2021

Invitation: TCP Forum on CARES Program with SB Corporation / Associations (23 July 2021)

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TO: ALL TOURISM ASSOCIATIONS Greetings from the Tourism Congress of the Philippines (TCP)! TCP is conducting a Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao Forum on CARES Program…

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