Bring Home the Bacon, Guys!!!

In a few days, all roads will lead to the Freedom Park as the province hosts the biggest celebration of all, that of Buglasan Festival of Festivals 2017.  This year’s theme, “Transforming NegOr Into a Sustainable Ecotourism Hub by 2025” lends itself to showcasing the many natural and cultural attractions the province is endowed withContinue reading “Bring Home the Bacon, Guys!!!”

Showcasing Amlan to Global Buyers at the 28th Philippine Travel Mart

  The Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA), the official organizer of the annual Philippine Travel Mart (PTM) hosted the 28th PTM on September 1-3, 2017 at SMX Convention Center. The 28th PTM offered the best platform for bigger opportunities to exhibitors, including the Province of Negros Oriental and the Local Government Unit of Amlan inContinue reading “Showcasing Amlan to Global Buyers at the 28th Philippine Travel Mart”

Pista and Pirya – One Big Party

I just can’t in my wildest imagination think of a town or a village without a fiesta celebration.  Everyone just agrees – we love fiestas, and we love the celebration as well as the excitement and the headache that go with it.  The fiesta is the time of the year when families, friends and colleaguesContinue reading “Pista and Pirya – One Big Party”

Quality Through Progressive Accreditation System is the Way to Go

Getting out of the office and into another location is surely welcome but having to wake up at 230am to get to the seminar venue at 9am?  This is insanely burdensome for a person like me who hates the early morning grind. But I just did that to attend the Department of Tourism – RegionContinue reading “Quality Through Progressive Accreditation System is the Way to Go”

Tourism Summit Brings Stakeholders Together

The recently concluded Negros Oriental Tourism Summit hosted in Bethel Guest House, Dumaguete City last July 28, 2017 again brought together familiar faces from the local tourism industry and industry partners. Stakeholders from all sectors in the local tourism industry were well represented in the one-day meeting; representatives from the national and regional governments alsoContinue reading “Tourism Summit Brings Stakeholders Together”

Live Healthy and Live Longer!

A healthy lifestyle becoming a habit for many, is a tall order.  And with a dozen or more excuses to lean on to, it is indeed difficult to make lifestyle changes. When one gets to be frequently under the weather, has sleep issues, a cloudy mind, (feel free to add more), pretending that you’re okay,Continue reading “Live Healthy and Live Longer!”

Ino of Sibulan Cavaliers Team bags top prize in Tandayag Motorized Banca Racing

Fisherfolks and banca racers,  with cheering crowds of supporters, friends, family members, wives and girlfriends included,  headed to Isiw, in North Tandayag, Amlan to join in today’s  Sts. Peter and Paul – Tandayag Motorized Banca Racing.  Banca racing is an all-time favorite among fisherfolks here, and being a coastal barangay,  a sizable group of menContinue reading “Ino of Sibulan Cavaliers Team bags top prize in Tandayag Motorized Banca Racing”

Amlan gears up for July’s Wayboga Festival 2017

After weeks of brainstorming, the Wayboga Festival 2017 working committee presented before the Municipal Anti-Smoking Council, together with various stakeholders, the planned activities for this year’s event.  Not much has changed, but the good news that came out during the meeting was the increase in the budget allocation for the participating contingents, coming from theContinue reading “Amlan gears up for July’s Wayboga Festival 2017”