Rizal Province holds Tourism Summit

The National Association of Independent Travel Agencies (NAITAS) Rizal Chapter in cooperation with the Department of Tourism and Globe MyBusiness recently held the second Rizal Tourism Summit at the Timberland Sports and Nature Club in San Mateo, Rizal.

With the theme “Higante sa Turismo, Higante sa Asenso,” over 150 stakeholders from Rizal and the Calabarzon region participated in the two-day event to promote the local tourism industry.

In photo are (seated) ATTA Calabarzon president Lax Mendoza, NAITAS national president Linda Tan, DTI Rizal Provincial Director Mercy Parreno, DOT IV-A regional director Rebecca Villanueva-Labit, Rizal Provincial Board Member and Tourism Committee chairman Rommel Ayuson, NAITAS Rizal president Emmylou Sison, and NAITAS national PRO Ferdinand Cruz. (Standing) Jala-Jala Councilor Ma. Salvacion Villaran, Rizal Tourism Summit chairman and Bienvenido Tours Managing director Ramon Mariñas, Rodriguez tourism officer Jomelyn Abuan, Tanay tourism Officer Jeffrey Pino, and San Mateo councilor Cristeo Cruz.
The Summit conducted business-to-business meetings and toured the cultural and tourist attractions in the province- – the Rodriguez Ancestral House in Rodriguez (Montalban) town, the Diocesan Shrine of the Our Lady of Aranzazu in San Mateo, the RTW garments industry of Taytay – and took part in the launch of this year’s Higantes Festival in Angono.

The highlight of the event is the signing of the pledge of commitment by government and business players in upholding sustainable practices in the tourism industry.


Topics: NAITAS , Rizal Chapter , Department of Tourism , Globe MyBusiness , Rizal Tourism Summit , Timberland Sports
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