“Nothing beats an adventure where you can take a selfie and upload it right away and get comments from your friends,” said Anthony Ting, Smart provincial distributor, who spoke during the launching.
In his welcome remarks at the start of the activity, Provincial Tourism Officer Joselito Costas said “crisis communication is crucial in the protection of a reputation, and the right messaging during pre-crisis, crisis, and post-crisis is imperative.”
“Nice siya kay na-showcase og tarong ang mga (also showcased the) attractions sa ubang mga (of the other) municipalities like Tuburan, kay sagad nahibaw-an sa mga tawo ang (because people often just know of) Moalboal (due to its diving sites). This is a great opportunity for us, to be part of the travel show,” she said.
While many thinks of Barili town as a mere stopover, there is actually a lot to discover in this town, including the wonderful stories on how it got its name, like that on it the name being taken from the word balili (grass) or the barilis fish which is abundant in its waters.
There is more to Balamban town than its famous liempo, or to its shipbuilding, ship-wrecking industry. What used to be a sleepy, backwater municipality in this mid-western portion of Cebu is now a bustling and briskly growing town.