By Helen Castaño | 07:02 PM December 24, 2022
Bohol Gov. Aris Aumentado is eyeing the construction of a convention center to further boost the province’s tourism sector.
“It’s about time that we will make a world-class convention center,” said Aumentado.
The Bohol Convention Center would cost around P200 million, according to a feasibility study by the Department of Public Works and Highways.
Aumentado said Senator Imee Marcos has already allocated initial funding worth P50 million from the General Appropriations Act.
“Daghang Salamat Senadora/Ate Imee sa pagsanong sa atong hangyo sa maong proyekto! Sinugdanan pa lang ni, ato gyud ning paningkamotan nga makapatukod ta niini kay damgo ni natong mga Bol-anon,” Aumentado said.
He added her office will allocate another funds.
There were no further details where the center will be built.
Aumentado said with the convention center, more tourists will come and it would generate income for the province and municipality and livelihood for the residents.
“Ang Bohol ilado sa turismo busa kinahanglan atong pahimuslan na anaa tay Convention Center para MICE Tourism (Meetings, Incentives, Conference & Exhibitions) maka dungag ug hatak sa turista sa Bohol,” said Aumentado.