Bacolod sets Western Visayas Tourism Assembly in November
Negros Occidental (17 September) -- The 7-day Western Visayas Tourism Assembly with the theme, "Entrepreneurial Tourism: Beyond Tourist Arrivals", is slated on November 12–18 in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.
The assembly aims to highlight, promote and showcase the diversity of the tourism attractions, services and facilities of the different areas of Region VI. It is intended to be a colorful display of destination attractions, cultural and historical events, shopping and investment opportunities.
Some of the highlights of the assembly are the Regional Tourism Fair and Cultural Showcase on November 12–18 at SM City Bacolod, Regional Travel Exchange on November 12 – 14 at Sugarland Hotel, Regional Tourism Congress on November 14 at L'Fisher Hotel, Tourism Excellence Awards on November 14 at Nature's Village Resort, Talisay City, Search for Ms. WV Tourism on November 15 at the Provincial Capitol, and Regional Parade of Festivals on November 16.
The assembly is sponsored by the Department of Tourism – VI, Bacolod City Government, Provincial Government of Negros Occidental, Negros Island Tourism Inc., Association of Tourism Officers of Negros Occ. (ATONO) in cooperation with National Association of Independent Travel Agencies (NAITAS), Hotel and Restaurant Association of Negros Occ. (HRANO), and Women in Travel-Bacolod.
For information, the Negros Occ. Tourism Center can be reached through 433-2515 and 709-8775 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Capitol News/PIA) [top]