Membership Benefits

Benefits of Membership to the Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines

HRAP – Your Voice in the Hospitality Industry

The HRAP is the collective voice of the national hotel and restaurant industry in the Philippines.

HRAP is an association that addresses your concerns and helps protect your interests and develop
your business.

HRAP serves as your direct conduit at the national, regional and international levels. In consonance with our international affiliations thru the Asean Tourism Association (ASEANTA) and the Asean Hotel and Restaurant Association (AHRA) — and other international bodies such as IH&RA (the International Hotel & Restaurant Association). HRAP serves as your “watchdog”, monitoring national, regional and international activities and trends.

HRAP alerts its members on developments threatening or hindering business growth and profitability.

Why you should join HRAP

Learning from your peers

HRAP brings you direct contact, information, tips and suggestions from members nationwide. Benefit from this opportunity to stay on top and attuned with national issues.

Meetings, Events, Seminars

HRAP offers you a good selection of meetings, forums, seminars and special events annually. These are opportunities, which allow you to network directly and personally with top decision makers in the hospitality and business community.

Focus Groups, Special Committees

Together with our many partners, HRAP convenes special focus groups to identify issues and trends that shape our industry’s future and offer solutions.

Membership Interaction and Provincial Chapters

HRAP organizes other groupings and provincial chapters – creating interaction, information exchange and programs for each and every geographic sector of its entire membership.

Provincial Chapters are established in provinces/chartered cities outside of Metro Manila. Currently, HRAP recognizes the following as being formally affiliated with HRAP:

1. Cagayan de Oro Hotel & Restaurant Association (COHARA)

2. Hotel & Restaurant Association of Negros Occidental (HRANO)

3. Iloilo Hotel, Resorts & Restaurants Association (IHRRA)

4. Hotel & Restaurant Association of Baguio ( HRAB)

5. Davao Tourism Association (DATA)

6. Butuan, Agusan Hotel & Restaurant Association

7. Hotel & Restaurant Association of Cebu ( HRRAC)


HRAP offers you a variety of publications from its international affiliations. These published tools are sometimes free to members, carry a preferential members’ price or are made exclusively available to members at reasonable costs.

Partnership and Cooperation

HRAP works in partnership with the following international, regional, and national organizations to enhance the profile and competitiveness of the national hotel and restaurant industry:

National Governmental Organizations

International Organizations

Non-Governmental / Professional Organizations

Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP)

Hotel and Restaurant Tripartite Consultative Board (HRTCB)

Tourism Industry Board Foundation, Inc. (TIBFI)

Federation of Tourism Industries of the Philippines (FTIP)

Philippine Business for the Environment (PBE)

Philippine Tourism Business Club (PTBC)


Win national and international recognition for your activities with any one of the prestigious awards being granted by the Department of Tourism such as the Kalakbay Awards. HRAP periodically grants special awards to outstanding individuals or establishment for specific purposes. Awardees in the past included: Gloria G. Nichols, Leonor O’Leary, Doreen Fernandez and Dr. Ignacio Pablo. Special Service Awardees included: American Express International, Sycip, Gorres & Velayo & Co., Allied Metals, Inc., Philippine Women’s University, Mindanao State University, University of the Philippines (Diliman) and St. Paul College of Quezon City. Special Environmental Awardees: Makati Shangri-La Hotel and Mandarin Oriental Manila.

Chefs on Parade

Value for money membership event—the Chefs on Parade competitions and exhibitions – whereby chefs, food & beverage personnel and kitchen artists competes with their colleagues, gain excellent exposure and training and receive recognition for their creative talents and skills in the culinary arts. Honor Roll Awardees includes: The Peninsula Manila, Hotel Nikko, The Manila Hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Manila Diamond Hotel, Singapore Hotel Training & Education Center, Makati Shangri-La Hotel, Dexter’s Bakeshop, Century Park Hotel, and Philippine Women’s University.

HRAP Discount Card

An exclusive card privileges for HRAP members only. It aims to promote dining experiences exclusively amongst HRAP members while enjoying an add-on membership benefit.

Value for money membership

New membership benefits are added regularly to help you increase your profitability and efficiency.

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