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PIA Press Release
2010/07/29

PTC classification board provided in Bohol Tourism Act

Tagbilaran City (29 July) -- TO appraise tourists about the kind of service he would get in an establishment in Bohol, a tourism classification board would possibly help.

Governor Edgar Chatto, who took the lead in crafting the country's tourism code shared this during the recent Provincial Tourism Council (PTC) meeting held at Panda Tea Garden in Dao a few weeks ago.

Chatto clarified that the Board's task would be to put up a unified classification of accredited tourism service providers and establishment using the star rating system, so tourists would know what to expect when they are there.

Building on Bohol tourism's successes, several local government units and private entrepreneurs have funded for establishments and service and splurge on promotional activities without being fully familiar with the industry, PTC members said.

Not a few tourists have already shared their dismay about getting into an establishment selling itself through the internet, only to find that its accommodations are minimal.

That can happen because there is no way tourists know ahead about the kind of facilities and services the establishments offer.

As everyone wants to hitch in the tourism bandwagon, it is expected that things like this happen, agree council members.

Governor Chatto said the Tourism Code of 2009 provides for a classification board that issues a uniform standard to grade tourism products and service facilities.

Putting up the classification board should breathe life into the Code in as much as to be rated are not just the infrastructure and the accessibility and the preparedness of the facility to accept guests, Chatto added.

That way, even if establishments sell services on their own, a rating system puts them in a certain rank that tourists can easily refer, said PTC Chairman Atty Lucas Nunag. (rac/PIABohol) [top]

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