Lyceum of the Philippines University – Batangas (LPU-B), through its College of International Tourism and Hospitality Management (CITHM), was awarded with Full International Accreditation for Hotel & Restaurant Management and Tourism programs by The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE).
Originally established by the Australian Federal Government in 2003 and now registered as an independent not-for–profit organization, THE-ICE is an independent international accreditation body that specializes in tourism, hospitality, culinary arts and events education. In addition to accreditation, the main activities of THE-ICE are confidential benchmarking and raising awareness of the quality of our accredited members to future students.
LPU-B belongs to AccreditationPLUS together with Australian School of Management, Australia; Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, Australia; Charles Darwin University, Australia; Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, Dubai, UAE; Griffith University, Australia; Southern Cross University, Australia; The Hotel School Sydney, Australia; The University of Queensland, Australia; Victoria University, Australia; William Angliss Institute, Australia; and William Blue College of Hospitality Management, Australia.
AccreditationPLUS are Full Member Institutions, which meet THE-ICE Standards of Excellence for full accreditation. They are interested in accreditation and quality assurance of their programs PLUS the additional strategic and global marketing initiatives THE-ICE offers. AccreditationPLUS Members are entitled to nominate their overseas partners to join as Affiliates of THE-ICE and be profiled as sub-sets of the nominators’ institutions. Full accreditation status is valid for a period of 5 years.