Tricycle drivers deemed best tourism promoters in Aparri
Tuguegarao City (6 January) -- The tricycle drivers in Aparri, Cagayan are said to be the best tourism advocates and promoters, as they build discipline in giving services to their passengers especially to tourists.
Mayor Ismael Tumaru proudly stated that the number one reason why tourists keep on coming to the municipality is the good character of Aparrianos, especially the tricycle drivers who are disciplined in giving services to tourists.
He said the drivers are religiously obeying their ordinance on the regulated fare within their municipality and no over charging is allowed to any passenger most especially to visitors of the municipality.
Tumaru also said that the tricycle drivers are taught on how to mingle with visitors to meet their needs and their satisfaction in visiting the tourist attractions, aside from the trained tour guides.
Aside from the tricycle drivers, their employees were also taught on how to welcome and cater to the needs of new faces coming to their municipality.
"We are very proud that Aparrianos are disciplined in giving services to our visitors and we continue to do this to make our municipality a 'character town'..." Tumaru added. (Oliver B./PIA 2) [top]