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ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ACTIVITIES

A VISIT TO LOCAL TOURIST DESTINATIONS

The alternative learning activity is set to comply by the students who are currently enrolled in the
subject HRM121- Domestic and International Tour, but not joining the DOMESTIC EXPOSURE during the
2nd Semester, SY 2018-2019.

Below are the objectives while conducting the alternative learning activities:

1. Expose the students to local tourist destinations and provide related and important information
about the tourist spots.
2. Develop camaraderie with the locals of the destinations in performing ALA.
3. Realize the importance of hospitality service in local tourist destinations
4. Inculcate to students the core values of the University such as Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork,
Innovation and Social Responsibility in compliance with the requirements for the ALA.

Through this alternative learning activities, the students are expected to do the following:

1. An individual-Output ALA
2. Visit Local Tourist Destinations upon the approval of the faculty adviser.
3. Inquire important details/information about the chosen Local Tourist Destinations such as:
a. History/Background of the Tourist Destinations
b. Geographical Structure/Location of the Tourist Destinations
c. Types of Tourist Destinations in terms of Attractions
d. Characteristics of Tourist Destinations in terms of
d.1 Accessibility
d.2 Accommodation
d.3 Attractions
d.4 Amenities
e. Compare and contrast in different attractions in terms of tourist arrival, facilities, cost,
transportation
4. Take picture / documentations as evidence of visit to Resort/Hotel of the following:
a. Local People
b. Tourist Attractions
c. Local Tour Guide (at least 2)
d. Amenities
e. Itinerary
f. Transportation Services
g. Accommodation
5. Conduct Interview from the following personnel:
a. At least 2 Tour Guides
b. At least 5 Local Tourists
c. At least 2 Foreign Tourists
1. Problems and Issues Encountered by the Tour Guides, Local Tourists and Foreign
Tourists
2. Access to the Destinations
3. Most Unforgetable Experience during the Tour Among the Local and Foreign Tourists
6. Cultural Analysis: (Identify the Tourist Attractions prepare for the cultural analysis of the
following)
I. Introduction
II. Brief discussion of the Tourist Destinations
III. Geographical Setting
 Location
 Climate
 Topography
IV. Social Institutions
Family
 The nuclear family
 The extended family
 Dynamics of the family
 Parental Roles
 Marriage and Courtship
 Female/male roles (changing or static)

Education
 The role of education in society
 Primary education (quality, levels of development, etc)
 Secondary education (quality, levels of development, etc.)
 Higher Education (quality, levels of development)
 Literacy Rates

Political Systems
 Political Structure
 Political Parties
 Stability of Government
 Special Taxes
 Role of Local Government

Social Organizations
 Group Behavior
 Social Classes
 Clubs, other organizations
 Race, ethnicity, and sub-cultures

Business Customs and Practices

V. Religion and Aesthetics


Religion and other belief systems
 Which religion is prominent?
 Membership of each religion
 Any powerful or influential cults?
Aesthetics
 Visual Arts (Fine Arts, plastics, graphics, public art, colors, etc.)
 Music
 Drama, ballet, and other performing arts
 Folklore and relevant symbols

VI. Living Conditions


Diet and Nutrition
 Meat and vegetable consumption rates
 Typical Meals
 Malnutrition Rates
 Foods available
Housing
 Types of housing available
 Do most people own or rent?
 Do most people live in one family dwellings or with other families?
Clothing
 Ethnic Dress
 Types clothing worn at work
Recreation, sports, and other leisure activities
 Types available and in demand
 Percentage of income spent on such activities
VII. Language
Official language
Spoken versus written language
Dialects
VIII. Executive Summary
After completing all of the other sections, prepare a five pages (maximum length)
summary of the major points and place it at the front of the report. The purpose of an
executive summary is to give the reader a brief glance at the critical points of your report.

7. Learning Experiences
 Self Reflection
 Reflection to the subject
 Reflection to the Hospitality Industry

8. Collect sample brochures or flyers of Tourist Destinations

9. Prepare for the documentation using the following format:

Guidelines
 Requirements (double space, arial font, 12 font size, margin – 1 inch (top, bottom, right) 1.5
inches (left margin), short bond paper
 Put page nos on the right hand corner of the paper
 3ringbind copies (color orange)
 Present your output on May 2019
 Follow the format/requirements

CRITERIA

Documentation 75%
Presentation 10%
Question & Answer 15%

PORTFOLIO
ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ACTIVITY

A Portfolio Alternative Learning Activity Presented to the Faculty of College of Hospitality and Tourism
Management

In partial fulfillment of the Requirement in the Subject HRM 121 – Domestic and International
Tourism subject leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management

PEDRO DELA CRUZ

May, 2019

(font – arial font – 16 font size)


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page Nos.
TITLE PAGE i
ACKNOWLEDGMENT ii
DEDICATION
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Note: Make the table of contents based on the given format

COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT


Date: _________________

______________________________
______________________________
______________________________

Sir/Madam:

Greetings!

The College of Hospitality and Tourism Management is endeavor to produce graduates who are
globally competitive and competent in the field of Hospitality and Tourism Management and Operation.

The college is committed to provide avenue for experiential learnings for all our students to
develop their skills and abilities coupled with right working attitude. Thus, the students should be exposed
to the real hospitality and tourism environment and value the services caters to all types of
guests/customers.

In this regard, may we seek approval from your good office to allow our students and their parents
to conduct a visit and glimpse of your resort/hotel and conduct interview among your tour guides, Local
Tourists and Foreign Tourists.

Attached herewith are the important information need to be asked upon approval in compliance
with the requirements of the subject HRM121 – Domestic and International Tourism.

Hoping for your kind assistance and approval.

Thank you.

Very respectfully yours,

MR. MARK DAEVID M. ADEM


Faculty, CHTM

Noted by:

DR. LILIBETH R. SABILLANO


Dept. Head, CHTM

DR. FERNANDO V. TRINIDAD


Dean, CHTM