Asian Institute of Tourism
The U.P. Asian Institute of Tourism is the premier institution of tourism education in the Philippines. It is the first school in Southeast Asia to offer a four-year degree program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Tourism.
Its mission is to upgrade the travel and tourism profession by providing high quality education and training to students who will be the industry's future managers, entrepreneurs and technical experts.
|Asian Institute of Tourism|
Institusyong Pang-Turismo ng Asya (?)
|Type||University of the Philippines College (officially Degree-Granting Unit)|
|Dean||Dr. Corazon Rodriguez|
|College Secretary||Prof. Edieser De la Santa|
|Location||Commonwealth Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines|
The Institute performs the three basic functions of teaching, research and extension, fulfilling the following objectives:
- To develop entrepreneurs, managers and qualified staff for the tourism industry
- To assist in the development, growth and professionalization of tourism
- To provide a realistic instructional and research laboratory for tourism operations and management
- To provide a place for the conduct of professional and technical programs for the hospitality industry
Today, AIT remains in the forefront of tourism education and training in the country. As tourism becomes a global strategic agenda, it continues its leading functions and actively maintains its links with the various sectors of society.
Academic Department and Program
- BS Tourism
Dr. Corazon Rodriguez - Dean
Prof. Edieser De la Santa - Institute Secretary