News and Events

Message of the Dean for the new Academic Year (2022-2023)


2022 Five Minute Thesis Competition

The annual 5-Minute Thesis (5MT) Competition on its virtual mode was held on June 14, 2022 with 6 project entries. The contestants presented their undergraduate thesis using 1 Slide, all within five minutes only. Congratulations to all the participants and winners!


2nd Gawad JPM para sa Natatanging Alumni

March 2022 | The UP AIT Alumni Association held the 2nd Gawad JPM Awards is a tribute to the Father of Philippine Tourism Education and UP AIT’s Founding Dean, Dr. Jose P. Mananzan (JPM) because he believed in the capabilities and potential of every AIT student. The award recognizes the accomplishments and outstanding performance of exemplary alumni of UP AIT.

Get to know the awardees and read about their stories: Edna Cheng Edieser Dela Santa Arnold Gonzales Sarah Moya Marybeth Yu So

Watch the Recording Here



Student-Organized Events

Hiraya Productions presents, “Sa Totoo Lang: Debunking Disinformation on the Philippine Tourism Industry”

June 4 2022 | As we seek to unveil the truths of tourism history as the country faces a massive amount of disinformation, we look back at the blatant lies spread by the Marcos, Aquino, and Duterte administrations that continuously tarnish the industry. For many years, Filipinos have been believers of what they ‘perceive’ as true and by creating an avenue for discourse, we strive to become firestarters in bringing the truth to light – the truth that we were blinded from.

Watch the Online Forum Here


Bayan ni Juan: Mula sa Bayan Tungo sa Hapagkainan

June 12, 2021 | The theme of this webinar is a significant discussion point today as several

communities across the country are rebuilding their local food systems. The talk cover topics on cultural and food tourism, as well as the community pantry movement that arose during the time of a pandemic.

Watch the Webinar Here

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