Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Darren T. Molano, MBA

INSTITUTE DEAN

The Current Dean of the Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management, he has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at Osias Colleges Inc. and a graduate of Bachelor ... of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management at Jose C. Feliciano College Foundation. The former field of study head of BS in Hospitality Management program for 2 years and the former adviser of the Union of Hotelier and Restaurateur Enthusiasts for 1 and a half years. An optimistic, dynamic and hardworking professional in the field of the academics under the industry of the hospitality and tourism. He is very enthusiastic when it comes into sharing his knowledge and wisdom to his students. A traveller, adventurer and food lover. He always believes that “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life” - Confucius. And now he is certain that he finds the perfect job for him. Read more


Jennyfer N. Merza, MBA

Field of Study Head of Tourism Management

A Tourism Educator at Mabalacat City College, BS in Tourism Management Instructor for 5 years and Field of Study Head of IHTM for 1 year. She is teaching Personality and Professional Development and Tourism Major courses. ... She earned her Master in Business Administration Degree Program at Our Lady of Fatima University last 2020 and BS in Tourism Management at St. Nicolas College of Business and Technology in 2014. She passed the Career Service Professional Examination in 2017 and also with a TESDA Certification in Housekeeping and Tour Guiding Services. In her College Years, she had her On-the-Job Training at the Bureau of Immigration and Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA). At present, she is an active member of the most sought after National Organizations of Hospitality and Tourism Industry in the Country, the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Educators of the Philippines (COHREP) and the Philippine Association of Researchers for Tourism and Hospitality Inc. (PARTH). She is also the Adviser of the League of Tourism Students of the Philippines- MCC Chapter for 3 years. Read more



Joven G. Ocampo, MBA

Field of Study Head of HRM/HM

A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Hotel and Restaurant Management and a Post-Graduate studies of Master in Business Administration both finish at Holy Angel University, Angeles City ... Work for the front and back of the house in different local and international food and beverage establishment. With almost a decade of experience in the Academe, Teaching in the Hospitality Department in Different Private and Public Colleges. An active member of different organization: Council of Hotel and Restaurant Educators of the Philippines (COHREP), Philippine Association of Researches for Tourism and Hospitality Inc. (PARTH) and an officer of the Faculty Association of Mabalacat City College (FAMCC) Currently working as the field of study head for the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management for the Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Mabalacat City College, A kapampangan by blood, a foodie, appreciate local cuisine and food innovation. A nature enthusiast, and a traveller. “we all have our passion, we all have our goals, but a good teacher doesn’t stop from the classroom. They will walk out that door, explore new things and enjoy what store for them. But we should always go back entering that door again to gives back what we learn from our adventure” Read more



FACULTY
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Elaine G. Manabat, MBA
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Jae Ann M. Dela Cruz, LPT
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Billy Joi G. Aquino
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Jezreel G. David
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Jan Michael Sanchez, MHTM
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Harold Van A. Aquino, MSHRM
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Donald S. Rivera, MSHRM
COURSES OFFERED

The Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management (BSHM), formerly known as the Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management is a four-year collegiate degree program that prepares individuals to manage and spearhead hospitality enterprises in the country. It trains students not only on technical but also in entrepreneurial skills including equipping them the knowledge of marketing, operations, budgeting, and strategic planning in the hospitality industry.

The program is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and is Level 1 accredited by the Association of Local Colleges and Universities-Commission on Accreditation (ALCU-COA). In their 4 years of studies, the students are trained to exhibit mastery of the culinary skills in food preparation of both local and international dishes, food and beverage preparations, hotel operations and maintenance, and other related fields in the hospitality industry. Students in the program experience the following in their instruction: 5-Star Hotel Familiarization, OnBoard Training, Barista Trainings, Event Organizing and other trainings provided by partner companies. With the different high-class Industry partners of the program ranging from superb hotels to fine dining restaurants, students will certainly be exposed to not only the best but of quality management and services.

The Institution takes pride of its newest and industry-standard simulation laboratories inside the campus ensuring the students its readiness for on-the-job trainings and actual work experiences essential to hotel operations. As mandated by CHED, among the courses the program gives emphasis to, are the following:

  • Operation Management
  • Strategic Management & Total Quality Management
  • Macro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality
  • Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality
  • Risk Management as Applied to Safety, Security and Sanitation
  • Kitchen Essentials & Basic Food Preparation
  • Fundamentals in Food Service Operations
  • Fundamentals in Lodging Operations
  • Applied Business Tools and Technologies
  • Supply Chain Management in Hospitality Industry
  • Ergonomics and Facilities Planning for the Hospitality Industry
  • Foreign Language
  • Legal Aspects in Tourism and Hospitality

The Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (BSTM) is a four-year collegiate degree program in the fields of hospitality and tourism education. It is offered for individuals who are interested in yielding a career in the ever-dynamic tourism industry in the country and abroad. The program prepares students to become expert managers in different facilities such as accommodations, travel, events, recreations, food and beverage alongside the hotel sector.

The program is fully recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and is Level 1 accredited by the Association of Local Colleges and Universities-Commission on Accreditation (ALCU-COA). The program offers experience-based learnings by providing students: the newest and state-of –the art simulation rooms and laboratories and well-trained and competent faculty members with specialized training in AMADEAUS - an international standard booking and reservation systems used by travel agencies across the globe. Students enrolled in the program get the chance to have local and international tourism exposures, cabin crew training, and other relevant trainings. After four years of rigid studies and trainings, students become exceptional professional managers and leaders running and promoting the vibrant tourism industry in the country.

We take pride with our alumni now engaged with different airline companies as flight attendants for domestic and international travel, and other graduates engaged with various tourism offices around the country working for the promotion of National and Local Tourism. Others are working in hotel industries as managers with notable praises and high appreciation. With the growing cosmopolitanism in the local and regional level, tourism practitioners will certainly have a role to play.

As mandated by CHED, among the courses the program gives emphasis to, are the following:

  • Macro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Risk Management as Applied to Safety, Security and Sanitation
  • Global Culture and Tourism Geography
  • Foreign Language
  • Philippine Culture and Tourism Geography
  • Tour and Travel Management
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Transportation Management
  • Tourism Policy Planning and Development
  • Applied Business Tools and Technologies in Tourism
  • Legal Aspects in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Strategic Management & Total Quality Management

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