DOT-9 goes full blast in tourism promo in 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 January 2014 16:48

The Department of Tourism-9 will be busy promoting the tourism industry in 2014.

Tourism Regional Director Mary June Bugante disclosed that Zamboanga City and the whole region will host the “Media and Travel Trade Farm Tours with Philippine Tourists Association” in January.

Guests and visitors will visit the different tourist attractions in Zamboanga City like Sta. Cruz islands, Zamboanga Ecozone and Pasonanca Park, Fort Pilar, Yakan weaving site in Calarian and some others.

Another special event on tourism for Zamboanga City and the whole region is the hosting of the 9th Philippine Bird Festival on February 28  up to March 1, 2014.

During the festival, birds watchers will visit different sites in the region where there is bird sanctuary or area for documentations and photography. One of the attractions of the city is the resting place of swallows in the downtown area where the birds made the electric cables their resting place instead of the forest or tree trunks. —  Allen Abastillas