Leading cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines, Inc. is supporting the multisectoral effort to develop a sustainable tourism masterplan for Bacnotan, La Union that ensures development over the coming decades benefits the community and respects the environment.
“This award will top off all the tourism awards we got. I always believe that sports is a great equalizer and unifier,” – Dumaguete mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo
Dumaguete has been known as “The City of Gentle People” due to the extraordinary warm hospitality of its people and genteel way of life despite being the provincial capital of Negros Oriental.
Despite the closure of Boracay Island in April, the January to May 2018 international tourist arrivals still posted a 10.24 percent increase compared to last year’s, the Department of Tourism (DOT) bared on Thursday.
Tourism has become one of the major economic drivers in the Philippines, marked with strong, continued, and uninterrupted growth in both visitor arrivals and receipts, making the country ripe to become the world’s next tourism destination.