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Dungog is Best Tourism Event: Capiz to host next ATOP Nat'l Confab

ROXAS CITY - The province of Capiz was conferred by the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP) as The Best Tourism Event in the Philippines by hosting The Dungog: Indigenous Peoples Festival for Culture and Arts Category, Provincial Level during the 11th ATOP National Convention held at Subic Bay Freeport Zone last October 3-6, 2010.

Capiz is once dubbed as "the center of seafood trip tourism" hosted the remarkable Dungog: IP Festival which attracted international and domestic tourists and gathered positive impact to the province as well as active participation of different linguistic sectors of the community.

The theme of the said convention is "Strengthening Domestic Tourism" where Local Government Units (LGU) is encouraged to take steps in improving their local tourism. Highlights of the said convention are the awarding of the national winners on Best Tourism Practices.

The said award is evident to the province of Capiz to host of the next ATOP national convention and is expected to become one of the big events to be held in the province. Capiz’s Governor Vic Tanco accepted the hosting of the said event in a turn-over ceremony.

Under the administration of Governor Vic Tanco, the province hosted a series of international and National events in line with his development agenda: "Eco-Cultural Toursim Hub." This includes the Global Peace Festival, 2nd International Dance Exchange, Western Visayas Tourism Assembly, One Visayas and the award winning Dungog Indigenous Peoples Festival.

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