Tourism leaders meet
Tourism industry leaders and advocates meet at the Heritage Hotel to discuss Philippine strategies that could jumpstart domestic and foreign tourism. They explored promoting new tour products, including history and heritage destinations, holding a Philippine Food Fiesta, reviving medical and wellness tourism, strengthening MICE industry, and reestablishing cooperation between the private and government sectors. Shown in photo (from left) are Charlie Yu, PR and Consultant of Philippine Airlines; Angel Ramos Bognot, President of NITAS; Robert Lim Joseph, Chairman of SKAL and NITAS; lawyer Ma. Anthonette Velasco-Allones, COO of Tourism Promotions Board Philippines; and Ed Nuque, president of Philippine Travel Mart Foundation. Not in photo is Heritage Hotel General Manager Farid Schoucair.