upd aitBrief History and Description:

1973: Concept of a tourism institute becomes subject of discussion among tourism agencies and in academic circles


September 23, 1975: Tourism Secretary Jose D. Aspiras formally proposes the establishment of the tourism institute during the 6th Regional Asia and Australasia Hotel and Restaurant Convention

September 1975: UP President Onofre D. Corpus directs his Program Development Staff to prepare project study for the creation of the Asian Institute of Tourism (AIT).

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