DOT honors top Mimaropa stakeholders
Manila, Philippines – The Department of Tourism recently feted outstanding individuals and public and private stakeholders in the Mimaropa Region who provided valuable support to the efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic despite its impact on the tourism industry.
“We are recognizing the tourism establishments and personalities who made great contributions to the industry and who exemplified the renown Filipino hospitality that makes visitors want to come back,” says DOT Secretary Bernadette Romulo.
She cited the regional office which assisted 6,628 foreign and local tourists and boarded them on 150 sweeper flights and ferries to their points of origin.
Also known as Region IV-B, it is composed of the island provinces of Mindoro Occidental and Oriental, Marinduque, Romblon, and…