Tourism Management Institute Of Singapore
Towards Tourism Education Excellence
The Official Training Arm of NATAS
The Tourism Management Institute of Singapore (TMIS) was officially launched on 16 November 2000. It was previously the Centre for Tourism-Related Studies (CTRS) established in 1987. TMIS is a 100% owned subsidiary of the National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS). The corporate mission of TMIS is to upgrade the professionalism, service and productivity of the travel and tourism industry. In addition to providing training for their industry members, TMIS is also now actively providing tourism courses and training to the public in Singapore.
Since its inception, TMIS has trained more than 30,000 students from the travel industry. With a pool of 60 experienced trainers, TMIS offers a whole spectrum of courses, from certificate to diploma to degree. TMIS' courses are specially accredited by established institutions and their trainers are all experienced and qualified in their respective fields.
TMIS was awarded the Casetrust for Education accreditation in May 2005. This status will further enhance the confidence of international students and their parents in the quality of education in TMIS.
TMIS was also awarded the SQC-PEO accreditation in November 2005, a recognition of business excellence.
TMIS Expanding Regionally, Envisioning The Future
In 2002, TMIS started receiving international students from the Asia-Pacific region. This is in line with their corporate mission to provide tourism education and training for students from other countries. Tourism is a booming industry in this region and there is a need for training and education for those in the travel industry. With 18 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry, TMIS is more than equipped to provide training for these international students and staff of the travel industry.
Over the last three years, TMIS has very successful recruited more than 120 international students. What is unique, is the cosmopolitan nature of their students. TMIS has students from Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Korea and China. In view of this, TMIS has been called the 'Mini-United Nations' with its students from all over the region. The recent awards of the CaseTrust for Education and SQC status to TMIS are clear endorsements of their institute's credibility and professionalism in recruiting international students.
To ensure its continuing value and relevance, TMIS will adopt a more regional perspective in its strategic goals and establish itself as a leading tourism training institute in the region.
To be an established training institute in Singapore and the region providing training for the travel and tourism.
To upgrade the professionalism, service, productivity of the travel & tourism trade through training and education.
High Training Standards
TMIS is committed to providing a high standard of training.
Quality Training Courses
TMIS provide quality courses that are recognised and relevant to the changing needs of the industry.
TMIS value and care for the well-being of their staff and students.
Environmental and Community Policy
TMIS is environmentally friendly and community conscious.
Excellent Customer Service
TMIS provide excellent customer service and always strive to surpass customer's expectations.
The management and staff of TMIS will constantly maintain strong work ethics to foster good relationship with their partners and customers.
Quality and Relevant of Courses
They ensure that courses for the students are relevant and of highest quality. Course information is readily available with clear application and refund procedures.
TMIS staff are well trained to handle the day-to-day operations and able to multi-task. With a strong team spirit, they're productive, efficient and effective.
Innovation and Creativity
Staff are constantly encourage to come out with new ways of doing things and think out of the box.