Catbalogan supports national launch of Spark Samar

Catbalogan City Government through City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan extends full support to the Provincial Government of Samar during its national launching of Spark Samar Travel Fair 2018 today, March 09, 2018 here at SM Megamall.

Initially launched in 2015 as a tourism campaign, Spark Samar was remodeled and now being used as a development brand of the provincial government geared towards social-economic development of marginalized sectors of the communities.

Present during the said event were officials from the Department of Tourism(DOT), Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) as well as the different mayors of the local governments units under the province.

The purpose of the two-day travel fair was to generate more awareness of Samar Province and in turn generate more tourist arrivals and investments while protecting the natural resources of the island.

Catbalogan City being the provincial capital of Samar, positions as the jump-off point of all destinations of the program having the most number of tourism establishments like hotels and restaurants while serving as the economic center with the most number of banks, money remittances and others.

Because the spark was ignited, you will indeed experience the captivating fun that can only be found in Catbalogan!

(Photos by Ador Hurtado, Roldan Larios, Blendz Tuazon & Dennis Cosmod; Article by Ador Hurtado)

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