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SAN CARLOS CITY TOURISM PLAN PRESENTED

For the second time the San Carlos City Tourism Plan was presented to the city officials and other stakeholders thru the City Tourism Office at the SP Session Hall last Feb. 12, 2016.

San Carlos City Tourism Plan presentation at SP Session hall held last February 12, 2016 at

SP Session Hall with UP Prof. Carlos Libosada.

Said whole tourism development structure was brought to light by Author and Professor Carlos Libosada, Jr. of the University of the Philippines, Dilliman who served as the plan’s tourism consultant.

Libosada explained in his 131-page tourism plan the various elements essential to the development of tourist spots in San Carlos City which he earlier grouped into five Tourists Development Areas (TDAs) including TDA 1- City Proper and Vicinity; TDA 2- Sipaway Island; TDA 3- Prosperidad Sights and Adventure; TDA 4-Lapus Cave of Palampas; and, TDA 5- Quezon and Codcod Sights and Adventure.

He also mentioned the current tourism situation of the city and how to go about with the transformation including the development cost which amounted to P61.45M for TDA development, Institutional development, skills development and community preparation and marketing.

Said presentation gained numerous reactions and recommendations on how to make said plan inclusive and adaptable so more locals may benefit from its growth.

Libosada earlier made a presentation of the draft of said plan before the city officials and stakeholders last August 3, 2015.