'Countdown to Christmas: Celebrating the Regions' features products of Region 6

November 13, 2014 6:47 am 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 12 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 6 joins “Countdown to Christmas: Celebrating the Regions”, a regional display of tourism products and services as well as souvenir and gift items at the DOT-Makati lobby on November 17-21 and 24-25.

DOT-6 will feature the Masskara Festival dancers and a ballet presentation during the DOT flag ceremony and opening program.

The project has three major components: Tourism Tiangge, Travel Corner and Christmas Cultural presentation.

DOT-6 will bring local products to display on Tourism Tiangge – a pasalubong corner that features regional crafts, processed/packaged food products and other items ideal as gifts for the season. The agency also invited ballet and Masskara dancers to perform during pre-determined times of the day. The Travel Corner will feature various tourist destinations of Western Visayas.

Atty. Helen J. Catalbas, DOT-6 Regional Director, said the event hopes to showcase the best products and tour packages from Western Visayas to make Region VI the top tourism destination this Christmas season. Sharing the occasion with DOT-6 are DOT Regions 7 and 8.

The objective of the said event is to make DOT build a destination for the public to purchase tour packages and gifts during Christmas. The gate exhibit features the different regions in the country and runs from October to December 2014. (PNA)



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