The Tourism Management Institute of Singapore (TMIS) is the Official Training Arm of the National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS). It was established in 1987 to upgrade the professionalism, service and productivity of the travel and tourism industry. Over the years, TMIS has evolved to become a notable training provider that provides industry related training and skills upgrading for those who aspire to join the travel and tourism industry.

Tourism Education Excellence

The Tourism Management Institute of Singapore (TMIS) has it genesis in 1987 and was previously known as the Centre for Tourism-Related Studies (CTRS).  In November 2000, it was officially re-launched as a 100% owned subsidiary and official training arm of NATAS and renamed as the Tourism Management Institute of Singapore (TMIS).  It has since been at the fore-front of all training and skills/capability upgrading of the tourism industry in Singapore.  Since its inception, TMIS have trained more than 50,000 students for the tour and travel industry and offer a wide spectrum of tourism courses, from certificate, diploma, undergraduate and post-graduate courses, all of which are registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE) and are internationally accredited and recognised.

In 2018, TMIS became a subsidiary of East Asia Institute of Management Pte Ltd, a member of the EASB Education Group. It continues as the official training arm of NATAS and maintain the government-industry-education tripartite symbolic relationship and actively participated in the Industry Transformation Map to identify future skills needed for the tourism industry.

TMIS Provides Training Regionally

Since 2002, TMIS have welcomed international students from across the entire Asia-Pacific region. Tourism is an important industry which many countries are seeking to develop. This provides much career opportunities for those who are keen to build a career in the tourism and travel industry. In line with our corporate mission, the institute provides tourism education and training to those who aspire to join the travel and tourism industry. 

With more than 30 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry, TMIS is well-equipped to provide training for international students and staff of the travel industry. To ensure our continuing value and relevance, TMIS had adopted regional perspective in our strategic goals and established ourselves as a notable tourism training institute in the region.