‘Visit PHL 2015’ unveiled PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 12 December 2014 11:46

Tourism Regional Director Mary June Bugante and Milo S. Oropeza, another official from the Department of Tourism,  unveiled on Wednesday night the “Visit the Philippines Year 2015” during the tourism stakeholders’ appreciation night at a local hotel.

In her opening message, Bugante said that despite of what had happened in Zamboanga City on September 9, 2013, referring to the MNLF siege. the city is moving forward, evidenced by the construction of new hotels and restaurants and the renovation of old hotels and entertainment partners on tourism.

She cited  the expansion of Grand Astoria Hotel with its new Royce Convention Hall  to accommodate big events.

She said that hotel accommodations and services increased from 205 in 2012 to 218 in 2014.

Oropeza said that DOT  is gearing up for visit Vhe Philippines 2015 on Arts  and Culture, Lifestyle and Entertainment, Travel and Adventure, year round sporting events and  business.

Tourists from abroad and from within the country wanting to tour the Philippines can log-on in the internet for information of tourist destinations in the country with the website: www. Itsmorefunin the philippines.com or visitph2015.com. — Allen Abastillas