By Jerome Aning
, Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
After a lengthy spat with outgoing Tourism Secretary Alberto Lim, the private sector Tourism Congress (TC) said it was looking forward to a better working relationship with his successor. The TC, composed of 2,000 members from 70 national associations, had accused Lim of not consulting the body when making tourism-related policies. The group counts travel [...]
A House leader has expressed full support for Tourism Secretary Alberto Lim’s decision to amend portions of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Tourism Act of 2009 that would allow broader and stronger private sector participation in the industry. Aklan Rep. Florencio Miraflores, chairman of House committee on tourism, said Lim, as head [...]