Professional Membership

By joining as a professional member of ITHP, you will be awarded a recognized CHP/CTP member professional designation represented by a post-nominal to be used after your name. The CHP/CTP post-nominal makes you stand out from the crowd by demonstrating a commitment to your career, and the hospitality and tourism profession. This type of membership offers to improve the image of the hospitality and tourism industry and become a major force in the industry around the world.

Certified Hospitality Professional

The Certified Hospitality Professional (CHP) designation is the gold standard of achievement in hospitality management. This qualification is designed for people who demonstrate the command of critical hospitality practices required by today’s dynamic service industry, translating into meaningful career opportunities for you.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

• An ITHP-accredited, or other Hospitality relevant undergraduate qualification (at Bachelor degree level or higher) and 2 years’ of recent  experience in a hospitality

• Equivalent knowledge, skills and experience in the hospitality profession for a minimum of 2 years of working experience

Certified Tourism Professional

The Certified Tourism Professional (CTP) designation is a professional certification for tourism professionals who want to get acquainted with their expertise and ability by earning global recognition. This qualification is designed for people who demonstrate an understanding of the essential knowledge, skills, and business in the tourism industry.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

• An ITHP-accredited, or other Tourism relevant undergraduate qualification (at Bachelor degree level or higher) and 2 years’ of recent experience in tourism

• Equivalent knowledge, skills and experience in the travel and tourism industry for a minimum of 2 years of working experience