College of Hospitality and Tourism Management
The program Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management was formally offered in AcademicYear 2002-2003 and was named College of Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management. The Commission on Higher Education granted its government recognition on March 2005.
Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management was the first program in the country to be accredited by the Association of Christian Schools and Universities Accrediting Agency on March 2009.
The college’s name was changed to College of Hospitality and Tourism Management in 2012.
For the past 18 years, the CHTM has built an impressive network of employment opportunities for our graduates here and abroad. In consonance with the university’s aim to build people and make a difference, the college had produced graduates who possess character traits and competencies adapted to the global needs of the hospitality industry. The graduates of the program continue to make an indelible mark in different parts of the world with the work ethics and values instilled in them by WU-P.
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
major in Culinary and Kitchen Operations
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
major in Hotel and Restaurant Administration
Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management
major in Travel Operations
In 1995, under the presidency of Dr. Emmanuel G. Cleto, three programs under the College of Arts and Sciences namely Agriculture, Social Work and Nutrition and Dietetics,were restructured into independent colleges to address the growing enrollment at the time. Mrs. Maridel V. Eslao was appointed Dean of the College of Nutrition and Dietetics in the same year.
The program Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics was offered until Academic Year 2001-2002.
With the changing times and demand for other viable courses, the program Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management was formally offered in Academic Year 2002-2003 and was named Collegeof Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management. Government recognition was granted by CHED in March 2005.
The program Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management was the first in the country to be accredited by the Association of Christian Schools and Universities Accrediting Agency in March 2009.
With the new leadership in the university, revisions were incorporated at the start of Academic Year 2009-2010 which affected the college organization and nomenclature. President Manuel G. Palomo initiated the merger of the Colleges of Business Administration and Accountancy (CBAA) and Hotel and Restaurant Management into the College of Management and Accountancy. Then President Palomo wanted to strengthen the university’s business course offerings and made the College of Management and Accountancy one of the flagship colleges of the university.
After the term of President Palomo, the merger of the two colleges was discontinued.
In 2011, two years after the preliminary survey of ACCSCU-AAI, the program Hotel and Restaurant Management was granted Level I accredited status. It was then granted Level III accredited status for five years by ACCSCU-AAI from 2013-2018.
In 2012, the college added a new program, the Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management, and changed its name to College of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
In 2018, the B.S. Hotel and Restaurant Management and B.S. Tourism Management programs were subjected to another accreditation by ACCSCU-AAI. The Hotel and Restaurant Management program was granted Level III re-accredited status from 2019-2023, and the Tourism Management program was granted Level I accredited status from 2019-2021.
The Millenium Building houses CHTM’s laboratories and facilities on the ground floor and second floor.
On the ground floor is the CHTM Function Hall, often the venue for small gatherings for guests and officials of the university. The airconditioned hall can accommodate 100 guests and is equipped with a sound system.
At the far end of the CHTM Function Hall is a fully-equipped Commercial Kitchen Laboratory with stainless equipment and utensils, a spacious baking laboratory, a pantry room, a storage room for equipment, kitchen utensils, a laundry area and a dishwashing area. The linen and housekeeping room is also located on the ground floor on the opposite end of the kitchen laboratory.
The College has an herb and spice garden to acquaint students on their use in different culinary preparations. In front of the Millenium Building is a spacious garden lounge where students can relax and study.
The Mini-Hotel is located on the second floor. It has a reception/front desk area, a lobby, a bar and coffee shop. The bar area is used for bar and beverage, and bartending laboratory. A Tourism office is located near the front office for simulation laboratory of Tourism Management students.
The Mini-Hotel has three fully furnished air conditioned rooms namely; a standard de luxe room, a suite and an executive room designed to hone the competency skills of Hospitality Management students.
Also located at the second floor is another spacious Culinary Laboratory with a provision for Cold kitchen located near the lecture rooms.
Local linkages with various hotels in Manila, Baguio, and Pampanga were established in order to find placement for our students’on-the-job training.
An international linkage was established with First Place Inc. in the USA in 2003. This is a cultural exchange program of the US government providing opportunities to work and stay in the USA for three months. The students are exposed to cultural diversity in the workplace and enhance their independence and adaptability with other nationalities. The college has sent around 250 students to the different states of America as of Academic Year 2018-2019.
The college also has a partnership with 2000 Miles Placement Agency from 2005-2009 for a six-month OJT in Singapore.
OFF CAMPUS ACTIVITIES
Resource sharing and training
Hotel Immersion with Seminar
AG NEW World Manila Bay Hotel
1588 Pedro Gil cr. M.H Del Pilar Manila
2nd Year HRM students taking HRM 104 Housekeeping Procedures and HRM 109 Front Office Procedures
- Housekeeping operation
- Front office operation
Restaurant-Bar Exposure Seminar
- 3rd year HRM students taking HRM 110 Bartending
- Sales and Marketing
STUDENT SKILLS TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Hotel Familiarization Tour
Student visitation from Ilocos Sur and Norte, Quezon, Aklan to Cagayan De Oro
Hotel and Industry Seminars and Workshop
Seminar and Tour of Macro Asia In-flight Catering Operations at NAIA
Annual Chefs on Parade (showcasing HRM and Tourism students’ skills and talents)
Summer Work and Travel Program (Local and International)
Hotels, Resorts. Restaurants, Coffee Shop, Bar and Cocktail Lounge, Fast-food Chain, Travel agencies Government Agencies, Academe, Airlines, Shipping Lines