DOT CHIEF SAYS W. VISAYAS HAS OTHER COME-ONS
Sunday 3rd of April 2011
ILOILO CITY, April 3 (PIA) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) said there are other areas in Western Visayas that can be developed into major tourist destinations in addition to Boracay Island, which has already gained worldwide recognition.
Iloilo is one of them which with proper packaging, said tourism Secretary Alberto Lim, could become another major tourist destination with focus on its rich cultural heritage.
Lim said Iloilo boasts of old churches, heritage houses, religious and cultural festivals, and native delicacies among its cultural tourism come-ons.
Its premier festivals are “Dinagyang Festival" held eve...
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