Zamboanga City’s participation in the recently concluded International Travel Festival 2016 in Cebu City is a resounding success with the local tourism creating a buzz among Cebuaños, Visayans, participating stakeholders, guests and even foreign tourists.
The three-day international event at the Ayala Center gave the city an opportunity to showcase its major tour packages (Eco Tour, Culinary Tour, Farm Tour, and Cultural/Historical Tour) delicious food, and famous sites which include the globally-known Sta.Cruz Island.
The opening day last July 15, 2016 gathered the invited dignitaries and notable personalities in the Tourism Industry such the newly-appointed Secretary of the Department of Tourism and a proud Mindanaoan, Ms. Wanda Corazon Teo. Secretary Teo expressed positive affirmations about the tour packages presented to her and confessed of the significance and beauty of the Zamboanga City Tourism Industry having visited the city recently.
The International Travel Festival showcased dream tour destinations, both domestic and foreign. This year’s theme: “Don’t Dream, Just Go” gathered approximately 100 exhibitors including national tour operators, airlines, hotels, resorts, travel agents, financial institutions, insurance agents, and destination exhibitors such as our city.
The International Travel Festival ran from July 15-17, 2016 and was organized by MyEventology Co. in cooperation with the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Promotions Board. (TOURISM OFFICE PR)