70 complete Amadeus Basic Reservation Course

LCC tourism grads take the edge in airline and travel services employment

Seventy students in the Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (BSTM) degree at La Consolacion College Bacolod completed the Amadeus Basic Reservation Course, which is a component of the degree program. The Amadeus is a widely-used computer reservation system that supports various airlines worldwide. Knowledge and skills on operating the system give tourism graduates an edge when they look for jobs especially in the airline industry says Dr. Airene B. Gedorio, BSTM program head.

A tracer study for graduates of the past two years revealed that more than 70 percent of those who finished BSTM degree from LCC Bacolod are employed and already have earned a permanent status in the domestic and international industries. Graduates say that communication skills, personality and technical competence were the major factors that influence their employment and their ability to succeed in their jobs.

The Amadeus Basic Reservation course is provided within the BSTM curriculum but one that goes beyond the minimum requirements of the Commission on Higher Education. Dr. Randdie P. Cuelo, VP for Academic Affairs said that LCC Bacolod is determined to provide students with all opportunities to develop professional and technical competence. The college being the pioneer in the offering of the BS Tourism degree in the province remains focused in promoting excellence in these specializations through value-laden programs and educational facilities that match the trends and demands in the industry, he added. Currently, there are 331 students in the BSTM.

A completion ceremony was held on August 10, 2016 at the Millennium Hall of the HRM & Tourism Center where students received Certificates of Completion and Rating handed to them by Amadeus representative Malou M. Avila. Sr. Maria A. Garcia, OSA, Administrative Officer for Academics and organizer of the event said that the administration is pleased to have the parents at the ceremony. One of them who is an OFW said that he’s very happy that the college has included Amadeus in its curriculum. With the qualification, graduates could easily land a job not only in the airline industry but as well as in international hotels, tour and travel industry services where the system is also being used he added.

The course completers are:

  1. Johann Agpangan
  2. Ian Amar
  3. Faith Arevalo
  4. Camille Atas
  5. Tricia Barata
  6. Sherima Baruela
  7. Rica Joy Barroca
  8. Colleen Bat-og
  9. Louise Buenaventura
  10. Ronieville Cabili
  11. April Canlas
  12. Juvy Casibo
  13. Jessa Celiz
  14. Mary Rose Coja
  15. Nelrose Cornelio
  16. Sarah Sheen Cortes
  17. Michaela Custodio
  18. Mary Arden Dagohoy
  19. Mary Joy Declaro
  20. Nissaren Delgado
  21. Angel Dela Cruz
  22. Rosellie Dulosa
  23. Tiffany Esmalla
  24. Summer Espinosa
  25. Aleana Garlitos
  26. Kristen Gicaro
  27. Alexa Hilado
  28. Karen Homecillo
  29. Juleanne Jalandoni
  30. Cheza Lacao
  31. Leanne Lorayna
  32. Pauline Magada
  33. Ma. Consuelo Maipid
  34. Ellyssa Meguiso
  35. Christine Mercurio
  36. Caroline Mesa
  37. Nicole Mesobre
  38. Joanna Montero
  39. Sharmela Nardo
  40. Michelle Navarro
  41. Kisha Odtohan
  42. Princess Olavio
  43. Princess Pagalilawan
  44. Bianca Pangilinan
  45. Erica Pelagio
  46. Diana Pineda
  47. Jessa Pomarin
  48. Angelica Portugaleza
  49. Melie Ramos
  50. Lara Sauce
  51. Krystelle Sinadhan
  52. Katrina Tabudlong
  53. Joyce Tiangson
  54. Hillary Bill Torocio
  55. Divine Trayco
  56. May Jane Trofeo
  57. Anna Leah Torres
  58. Roxanne Torres
  59. Lovely Tuando
  60. Ojelyn Tugade
  61. Naira Tumindig
  62. Shiena Umbao
  63. Kim Valies
  64. Mari JeneVersoza
  65. Mikaela Victoriano
  66. Dhevy Villagonzalo
  67. Jireh Villamejor
  68. Karla Yulo
  69. Khena Zaldarriaga
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