MANILA, December 6, 2017 – Grand Recruitment Drive (GRD) and also known as Membership Drive is an annual event of the PATA Philippines LPU-Manila Student Chapter. This event aims to recruit new members and invite old members to renew for their memberships. The membership fee is 100 for the old and new members. The event was held at the center of the campus, the LPU Quadrangle starting 8 in the morning up to 5 in the afternoon.
During the event, the officers prepared a lot of marketing strategy to give a dynamic and funny way of invitation to College students up to the Senior High School, thus; it’s giving up to date information of what PATA is. The PATAns used emojis sticks to attract the attention of the ones we interviewed regarding this question, “Why do you love to travel?”.
The GRD is a day for all organizations to recruit members as a College-based and Uni-wide based organization. It is also executed with the LPU Kick-off, the opening ceremony of the LPU Classes in the morning time.
The PATA LPU Chapter organization acquired 55 members including old and new members from the College of International Tourism and Hospitality Management with their specializations in Travel and Tourism, Culinary Arts and Kitchen Operations, Cruise Line Operations in Hotel Services or Culinary Arts and lastly, Hotel and Restaurant Administration students.