The benefits of this certification are to gain greater visibility, opportunity, and employment. As an ITHP member, you get a host of benefits designed to support your career growth and your success, including:

  • Access to a free copy of the A Guide to CHP® and CTP® Body of Knowledge
  • Access to ITHP Career Framework which you can use to prepare for your career
  • Discounted fee for the Certified Hospitality Professional™ (CHP®) and Certified Tourism Professional (CTP®) certification exams
  • Discounted fee for ITHP online learning events and webinars
  • Discounted fee for ITHP professional development courses
  • Knowledge sharing and networking opportunities through the ITHP Community Network
  • Leadership and volunteer opportunities through ITHP chapters and communities of practice
  • Provides knowledge and skills recognition through a third party
  • The certification/field promotes and increases cooperation between organizations in the same discipline