International Seminar and Collaboration on Hospitality and Retail Management

Manila, Philippines | 28 September 2023 – IBE is highly grateful to have collaborated with Lyceum of the Philippines University, Manila Campus, to launch a research project that will provide an in-depth understanding of the industrial progress of two ASEAN progressive developing countries (Malaysia and Philippines).


The International Seminar and Collaboration on Hospitality and Retail Management marks a significant partnership between the Institute of Business Excellence (IBE) and the Lyceum of the Philippines University, Manila Campus. This collaboration aims to propel research initiatives, specifically focusing on the industrial advancements within Malaysia and the Philippines—two dynamic ASEAN developing nations. The research project aspires to unravel comprehensive insights into the progress of the hospitality and retail sectors in these countries, shedding light on trends, challenges, and opportunities. By fostering such collaborative endeavors, both institutions contribute to the global discourse on economic development, sharing knowledge and fostering a deeper understanding of the intricacies of the hospitality and retail industries within the context of the ASEAN region. This initiative not only enriches academic scholarship but also has practical implications for industry stakeholders and policymakers seeking to enhance economic cooperation and sustainable growth in the region.

For further information, please contact:
Dr. Mohd Raziff Jamaluddin
Head, Corporate Communication and Event Management
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About Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU), Manila, Philippines

Established in 1952 and founded by the third president of the Republic of the Philippines, Lyceum of the Philippines University boasts a rich tradition of academic excellence. The university offers wide range of programmes such as Business Administration, International Tourism Hospitality Management, Technology, Nursing and Law. With six campuses in Manila, Batangas, Laguna, Makati, Cavite, and a new Davao campus opening in August 2019, LPU is a leading private university in Manila. In the Asian University Rankings 2023, it ranks between #701-750.

About Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia

Established in 1956 and granted university status in 1999, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) has grown significantly. UiTM is a comprehensive university offering a wide range of programmes from a wide variety of fields; from Music, Performing Arts, Arts and Design, Architecture and Built Environment, Law, Computer Science & Mathematics, Engineering, Business and Accounting and up to Dentistry and Medicine. The university has Centres of Excellence focusing on areas like Business and Retailing, Accounting, Pharmacogenomics, Big Data, and Transport. UiTM is a top public university in Shah Alam, Malaysia, ranking #555 in QS World University Rankings 2024.



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