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Previous and Current Research Projects

The DTRES has conducted several pioneering and signficant tourism research projects throughout the years.  This has become a pivotal venture of AIT to contribute to the overall body of knowledge of tourism.  Many of the research projects have helped leverage the success of the country's tourism industry to where it is today.  Some of the many research projects AIT has successfully completed are the following:

  • Updating of the National Sectoral Skills Plan for the Tourism Sector – Conducted for the Tourism Industry Board Foundation, Inc. (TIBFI), 2006.
  • Curriculum Review – Industry Survey, 2006.
  • Curriculum Review – Module I – Survey for AIT Alumni on Curriculum Review. Sept. – October 2005.
  • Community – Based Sustainable Tourism Project for CAR, 2003.
  • Benchmarking the Philippine Travel Agency Sector: A Pilot Study, 2002.
  • Trade Skills Standards for Cook, Pastry Cook, Pantry man, Butcher/Meat cutter, Waiter, Bartender, Front Desk Clerk, Room attendant, Chamber Maid, 1999.
  • Westin Philippine Plaza Employee Opinion Survey.
  • Study on Regional Travel in the Philippines, 1980 – 1984, 1988-1989, 1990 – 1991, 1993, 1997.
  • Annual Visitors’ Sample Survey, 1974,1976 – 1979, 1983 -1984, 1987-1989.
  • AIT/IDRC Economic Impact Study of Tourism on the Philippine Economy, 1980.

AIT through the DTRES is continuously open to conduct ground-breaking research on various work scopes related to tourism.  For inquiries on prospective research studies, please contact the Division of Research and Extension Services at 926-9442 or email dtres.ait@up.edu.ph or asianinstituteoftourism@gmail.com.

 

Research for UP AIT Faculty

Research and Development has and continues to become the proof of excellence and integrity of the faculty of the university.  It is each faculty's fundamental responsibility to demonstrate and accomplish high caliber research.  This link provides a guideline for research geared towards AIT's faculty.