DOT-9 to hold Sta. Cruz media tour PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 20 January 2013 14:10

The Department of Tourism regional office will sponsor a “Sta. Cruz Island Media Familiarization Tour” on January 25, 2015.

The tour activities includes the Samal burial ground,  Samal community,  Sta. Cruz lagoon and mangroves. The event will have a surprise program.

Tourism Regional Director Mary June G. Bugante said the island  familiarization tour is in support to the city government’s initiative to develop Sta. Cruz islands as a tourist destination. The activity is also intended to generate media hype for the promotion of the island.

Meanwhile, Bugante disclosed that some selected newsmen of Cagayan de Oro City will be visiting Zamboanga City  on February. The visit is part of the Inter-Regional

Media Travel Exchange sponsored by Department of Tourism Regions 9 and 10and Cebu Pacific Airlines. DOT-10 is under Director Catalino “ Butch”  E. Chan III

The visit of the Cagayan de Oro newsmen is an interchange travel tour promotion between the two regions.    On November 27 -29,2012, newsmen from Zamboanga City toured Region Cagayan de Oro.  They were Jean Taola of TV 11, Liezel Lacastesantos and  Sim Romera of ABS-CBN, Jimmy Villaflores of RMN, Jayvee Francisco of DXVP, Antonette Go of Zamboanga Today and Allen  Abastillas of Daily Zamboanga times. They were accompanied by two  DOT-9 personnel, Precious Rebollos and Melody Berbon. — Allen Abastillas