Focus on tourism WHEN the May 13 election is over and the political heat has simmered down, one of the priority programs that the elected governor of Pangasinan must pursue is tourism development.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan–The province of Pangasinan is now number one tourist destination in Region 1 based on the survey conducted by the Department of Tourism. The province posted a record 41.47% tourist arrivals as compared to Ilocos Norte, last year’s top grosser with 35.64%. Two years ago, Pangasinan was ranked last among the four Ilocos provinces [...]
Will he or won’t he? The question begged for an answer but Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza won’t say and is keeping his political cards close to his chest. “Let’s work first, there’s time for politics,” said Braganza, now on his second term as mayor, is strongly rumored to be eyeing the governorship in next [...]
COUNCILORS IN TOURISM PROMOTION—Councilors League National Chairman Michael Fernandez and Tourism Secretary Ace Durano sign the Philippine Councilors League-Department of Tourism Memorandum of Agreement for the promotion of undeveloped tourist destinations in the country. The DOT will sponsor 400 councilors who will participate in a series of trainings and workshops to be conducted in various [...]