By Helen Castaño | 11:20 AM May 02, 2023
The province of Bohol will feature prominently at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) at Dubai World Trade Centre
which starts on May 1 – 4.
Gov. Aris Aumentado said Bohol wants to capture the Muslims and Arabs.
“We want them to know about Bohol where they can visit for a vacation,” said Aumentado.
“We want to know what they want in tourism so that we can prepare,” he added.
The 30th edition of the show will host over 2,000 exhibitors, representatives from more than 150 countries and an anticipated 34,000 attendees.
There is no flight from Bohol to Dubai but Aumentado said he will make representation in arranging a direct flight from Dubai to Panglao International Airport.
The Philippine delegation is composed of Department of Tourism (DOT)
Usec Atty. Gail Pamintuan-Yu, as head of delegation, Tourism Promotions Board headed by COO Marga Nograles, Gov. Aris Aumentado, Bohol 2nd dist. Rep. Vanessa Aumentado, 3rd dist. Rep. Alexie Besas- Tutor, Candijay Vice Mayor Toper Tutor, Reps. Jinky Luistro of Batangas, Bingo Matugas of Siargao, Cindi Chan of Lapu-lapu City, Daphne Lagon of Cebu- 6th District, and Janice Salimbangon- 4th District Cebu.
In a Facebook post, Rep. Aumentado said
she and her colleagues are humbled to help promote the country.
“Dili pod nato sipyaton pagpangunay ug promote atong pinalanggang probinsya sa Bohol,” said Rep. Aumentado.