Written by: Bert Dalida
The Department of Tourism (DOT) called for a meeting for dive shop operators in Boracay yesterday.
This is in relation to the Dive Market Development Group launched by the DOT.
During Thursday’s consultative meeting, DOT Officer-in-Charge Tim Ticar said that the tourism department is ready to help dive shop operators on the island to make Boracay as one of the country’s dive destinations.
Meanwhile, according to Dive Market Development Head Zeny Pallugna, together with the group’s formation, the DOT has visited different dive destinations in the Philippines for the first time.
The Dive Market Development Group aims to encourage more divers to visit the country.
Some studies suggest that diving is popular among tourists as it is a relaxing activity.
The mentioned meeting was attended by more than 30 dive shop operators in Boracay Island.
Translated by: Shelah Casiano