The American Certified Tourism Manager (ACTM)® - for Tourism Managers or Experienced Professionals
Why is it different?
Tourism is one of the world’s leading industries and a major economic development tool, and as such, security (crime and terrorism) has a major impact on the tourism and event-oriented economies. Tourists today demand safety and security by well-trained professionals. The hospitality industry’s number one job is to protect its guests. If it fails in this regard, all else become irrelevant. Real security involves training, education, investments in software and the understanding that security is not a simplistic discipline.
Why go for ACTM® Certification?
ACTM® certification helps Hospitality and Tourism managers or experienced Hospitality and Tourism professionals acquire expertise skills in Tourism Management
The ACTM® certification exam assumes that you have a close working relationship In the Hospitality and Tourism Industy
The American Certified Tourism Professional (ACTM)® certification covers theoretical, managerial, and technical skills you need to become a leader in the field. The certification assures employers of the skills and expertise in commercial recreation and tourism management. The topics covers areas in diversity in recreation services, introduction to leisure theory, sustainability, society, and well-being, leadership and group dynamics, legal issues in recreation, service marketing, program evaluation, event planning and programming, facilities management, foundations of tourism, career exploration and Gastronomic Tourism
About the exam
The American Certified Tourism Professional (ACTM)® certification assesses crisis management techniques in tourism, assessing social, environmental, political, and economic benefits and detriments of tourism development; understanding managerial responsibilities in comprehensive recreation and tourism business plan; and create strategic management decisions for non-profit and for-profit recreation/tourism organizations.
The ACTM® certification will certify in the following objectives
To be able to recognize and address tourist related security and safety concerns and thus increase business
- Describe the hospitality industry, operations, and management concepts.
- Explain the interrelationships of the hotel, restaurant, event, and travel professions.
- Analyze current trends in the hospitality industry.
- Compare and contrast the various segments, players, and people of the industry.
- To have skills of thinking why tourism is a vital sector within economy.
- To analysis the socio- cultural and environmental impacts of tourism.
- To analysis the demand – supply of tourism.
The ACTM® certification will assess crisis management techniques in tourism, Hospitality management, assessing social, environmental, political, and economic benefits and detriments of tourism development; Tourism demand and supply, understanding managerial responsibilities in comprehensive recreation and tourism business plan; and create strategic management decisions for non-profit and for-profit recreation/tourism organizations.
What Skills Will You Learn?
Who would benefit from ACTM® Certification?
- Students considering a career in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
- Student graduates of Hospitality and Tourism Management
- Professionals working in fields that require a broad understanding of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
- Marketing, sales and operations staff in Hotel Industiry or other Hospitality engagement.
Why would you benefit from ACTM® Certification?
The market size, measured by revenue, of the Tourism industry is $772.5bn in 2021.
The market size of the Tourism industry is expected to increase 41.7% in 2021
The Tourism industry in the US is the 1st ranked Accommodation and Food Services industry by market size and the 9th largest in the US
Exam (ACPP®) - AC-US01
January 2, 2020
The ACPP® examination focuses on the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of procurement management plan, formal process of obtaining goods and services, E-Procurement Process, Strategic Sourcing, Technology tools for Procurement and ethics and social responsibility in procurement management
Number of Questions
Maximum of 100 questions per exam
Type of Questions
Length of Test
600 (on a scale of 1000)
No prior experience necessary
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