What is the appropriate level of membership for me?
How do I join ACIHTM?
What is ACIHTM, how does one go about getting it, and what can one do with it once one has it?
How do I pay my subscription and where do I send the money?
What is the renewal process?
What if I want to leave?
How do I rejoin if my membership has lapsed? Rejoining CIHTM
How do I move to the next level of membership?
What is the Term Articulation?
What are the Degrees that will be issued by Partner Universities?
I have paid my fees but I have still not received my membership upgrade notice

What if I apply to be a Full member but am assessed as an Associate?

 
What is the appropriate level of membership for me?
CIHTM membership is based on your level of experience. If you have more than five years’ relevant Hospitality and  Tourism, Hotels, Airlines, Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Inventory,  Management experience you are eligible for Full Membership, which allows you to use the letters MCIHTM after your name.
If you have less than five years’ experience, you are eligible to become an Associate Member, ACIHTM.
Fellowships are awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to the development of Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics and Transport Management. To apply, you should have been a full member of MCIHTM for at least five years. Alternatively you can apply if you have had at least ten years experience at a senior level. Most importantly, you need to demonstrate the contribution you have made to the profession as a whole. Download the Membership application Form for full details on how to apply or you can apply online.


How do I join ACIHTM?

To join CIHTM, you simply need to complete a membership application form and send in your payment. If you are applying for full membership, you will need to enclose Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics and Transport Management CV detailing your experience. This is assessed by a membership panel of senior professionals. The panel meets every 2 months.

 

What is ACIHTM, how does one go about getting it, and what can one do with it once one has it?
If you enjoy the prestige that comes from being the best in your field, then you’ll appreciate the professional advantages derived from attaining the Professional (ACIHTM) status. The ACIHTM designation following your name tells current and potential employers that you have a solid foundation of Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics and Transport Management knowledge that can be readily applied in the workplace.

ACIHTM is a certification granted to those individuals who successfully demonstrate their knowledge in Hospitality Tourism, Travel Management and is awarded by the CIHTM.

To obtain ACIHTM certification an individual has to demonstrate a level of training and experience in Hospitality Tourism, Travel Management. Once demonstrated, the individual will be permitted to sit and pass the institute professional examinations in other to be certificated. Once you have ACIHTM certification, it can be referenced to demonstrate a level of competence, skill and experience, which is very useful in situations where an individual is unknown. Internationally it is recognized as a valuable indicator of competence, and surveys highlight that it enables the holder to command higher salaries and promotion.

 

How do I pay my subscription and where do I send the money?
Your annual subscription should be in certified bank draft in favour of the institute or pay directly into the Institute Bank Account First Bank Account No: 3111370659 in favour of Certified Institute of Hospitality Tourism and Management  , Note your membership get due 31th December every year.

 

What is the renewal process?
When your membership is due for renewal, we will send you a reminder. To renew your membership, simply complete the enclosed renewals form and sent in certified bank draft in favour of the institute or you pay into the Institute Bank Account First Bank of Nigeria Account No:3111370659 in favour of Certified Institute of Hospitality Tourism and Management .

 

What if I want to leave?
Your membership is very important to us and we would be sorry to lose you. Please take a moment to consider the benefits that membership of a professional organization brings you, please refresh your memory. If you are certain that you do not want to renew, please let us know why, so that we can take your reasons into account when planning improvements to future membership benefits. You can contact us at membership@cihtm.org
When does the Governing Council remove or de-list membership names form its institute Register list?
When ever a register student, Associate, Full member or Fellow member cease to be a financial member of the institute or failure to pay its financial due for continues period of 3 years e.g Annual Subscriptions, Library, Development fee etc.

How do I rejoin if my membership has lapsed?

Rejoining CIHTM
If your membership has lapsed, you can rejoin by contacting the membership services department on membership@cihtm.org or 234-07026086481. There is an administration fee of N15,000 to rejoin at associate/full member or fellow level, and N10, 000 to rejoin at student level. The annual subscription is also payable in addition to this fee.

 

How do I move to the next level of membership?
If you wish to upgrade your membership from Graduate student to associate, or from Associate to Full Member, you will need to complete an individual member application form and select the ‘Upgrade’ option. Once completed please send this to CIHTM office for assessment by the CIHTM membership panel. To upgrade your membership during the year an upgrade administration charge will be levied (waived for employees of corporate members), but your subscription payment will remain unchanged until your annual renewal date.

 

What is the Term Articulation?
Articulation is defined as the matching or fitting of courses offered in one institution toward the satisfaction of a particular degree program in another institution. Articulation is said to exist when the courses for a program of study, which are offered in one institution, are recognized by another institution as being comparable to its corresponding courses, such that students from both institutions are equally prepared for the more advanced courses offered in the institution conferring the degree in that program of study.
It is communication between two institutions to foster any kind of agreement that supports transfer. The University is committed to a seamless academic transition.

 

What are the Degrees that will be issued by Partner Universities?
Bachelor degrees with the following specializations:
B.Sc  in Hospitality and Tourism Management,  B.Sc in International Hospitality &Tourism Management
B.Sc in Tourism Management , B.Sc in Hospitality Management, B.Sc in Events Management
B.Sc in Business Administration and Mgt, B.Sc in Purchasing and Supply Management
B.Sc in Logistics and Supply Mgt, B.Sc in Stores and Material Management

and

Masters degrees with the following specializations:
MBA in  International Hospitality &Tourism Management, MBA in purchasing and Supply Mgt
MBA in Hospitality and Tourism Management, MBA in Hospitality Management, MBA in Tourism Management
MBA in Business Administration and Mgt
MBA in Logistics and Supply Mgt

 

I have paid my fees but I have still not received my membership upgrade notice
Associate members will receive their membership upgrade notice and membership cards within 7working days. Full and Fellow membership applications are reviewed by our membership panel and may take longer. Please contact our membership services department if you want further information about your application.

 

What if I apply to be a Full member but am assessed as an Associate?
If the membership panel adjudges that your application should be awarded Associate level, you can either send in additional information to support your application or wait until you have sufficient experience to upgrade your membership. The membership panel will offer guidance on which is the appropriate course of action for you. If awarded associate level, you will be charged the associate level subscription fee.

 

Students Membership

The CIHTM admininistrative office opens the website every morning to check for new registrations. Next, bank statements are checked for payments. If the payment can be reconciled with the registration, then registration is immediately processed. A receipt is issued and captured against an invoice (the web invoice would have been a pro forma one). The invoice is stamped with a paid stamp. A standard letter is prepared and a login name and password given in the letter.
Next, a membership card is prepared. The membership card may take a few days as it is done in batches for cost effectiveness.

 

 

Entry Requirement for Professional Diploma Scheme:

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:            

  • The minimum qualifications for the scheme are five O’ Level credit including English and Mathematics.
  • But a matured person who does not have up to five credits may be admitted with a letter of recommendation from his employers or Head of department. Provided he or she will be able to complete the result with the period of schooling of training.
  • Any foundation professional bodies’ certificate approved by the Governing Council for time to time.

Entry Requirement for CIHTM Professional Examinations:

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:

For holders of  HND, Bachelor Degrees, Masters Degrees or any other professional bodies certificate approved by the Governing Council for time to time.


 

Our Vision

To be the Preferred Institute Learning Solutions Provider Globally.

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Our Mission

To advance the Science of hospitality tourism and management in Nigeria, pioneering a multi-disciplinary emphasis in the production of well rounded, well blended, and well-honed professionals, profound in knowledge, skillful in practice, and ethical in conduct.

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