Costa Chairman visits MIHCA


PIER LUIGI FOSCHI Chairman of the Board of Costa Crociere SPA visited MIHCA Manila last October 25, 2012. Alex Querol- COO and SVP of Magsaysay Maritime Corp. (MMC), Reny Garcia – Institute Director, Chef Paolo Guevara – Culinary Program Director and other employees, instructors and students of MIHCA welcomed  Mr. Foschi with warm cheers and explosive smiles.
During the visit, Mr Foschi also witnessed the RFE Technical Trainees performing a dance number using the song “Bonjourno Smile,” as a student performed  flairtending right after. 
Mr. Foschi inspired everyone by giving a heartwarming talk to the RFE Technical delegates who will soon embark Costa Crociere.
Costa Crociere is one of Magsaysay’s valuable principals.  MIHCA is Costa’s preparatory campus in the Philippines and Indonesia and has provided numerous customized training programs for Costa’s crew members.



The Magsaysay Center for Hospitality and Culinary Arts (MIHCA) and Paragon Testing Enterprises, Canada’s leading English language testing provider, signed a partnership agreement to facilitate the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP). MIHCA is the first CELPIP Test Center in the Philippines and the first general test sitting will take place on April 6, 2018.

The CELPIP Test is Canada’s leading English language test and is accepted as proof of English language proficiency for citizenship and permanent residency. CELPIP Test is accepted by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Real Estate Council of British Columbia (RECBC), and Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). 

A member of Magsaysay People Resources Corporation, MIHCA is now at the forefront of producing job-ready professionals in the fields of hospitality, tourism and culinary arts in the ASEAN region. MIHCA has four campuses in the Philippines—Mandaluyong, Manila, Makati, and Cebu—and a campus in Jakarta, Indonesia. MIHCA provides training and testing solutions to prepare students for their deployment into the world’s largest cruise lines, five star hotels, resorts and tourism operations.​