A VIBE OF ITS OWN

MANILA NORTH
TOLLWAYS
CORPORATION
Pathways to progress
ADVENTURE
TRAILS UP NORTH
Explore the mountains of Ilocos
Experience a
culinary adventure
FLAVORS OF
THE NORTH
A tempting day
trip destination
BULACAN
IN A DAY
IN FOCUS
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Email: info@northp
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TACT US:
02) 637-6798
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orthphilippines.org
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CENTERSTAGE
GCVB: Moving with
Vibe and Vitality
Towards Progress
Te Greater Clark Visitors Bureau
shares its plans for a livelier and
better tourism vibe in Clark.
Clark Hotels and
Hideaways
Te top 3 places to stay in Clark for
that relaxing vacation
MNTC: Building Better
Roads for Better Lives
Te Manila North Tollways
Corporation shares its expansion and
infrastructure programs for the future
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ON T HE COV E R
DIOSDADO
MACAPAGAL
AIRPORT
The DMIA is located at
Clark Freeport Zone and
is home to several budget
and full-service airlines
that travel to Asian cities.
PATHWAYS
FLAVORS
of the North
Find out what dishes and
cuisines make traveling to
North Philippines a
gastronomic feast.
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EDITOR
Ivan Anthony Henares
www.ivanhenares.com
EDITORIAL & PRODUCTION
PICO Integrated Marketing Agency
PHOTO CONTRIBUTORS
Bong Bajo, Isabelo Santos, One Degree
Mountaineering Group, MNTC, DMIA,
Jan Joseph Sta. Barbara
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS
Gideon Lasco, Nina Fuentes, Sol Racelis
Bea Beluan, Mia Enriquez
MARKETING DIRECTOR
Michelle Bautista
MARKETING MANAGER
Michelle Liza Co
NPVB TEAM
Mel Dizon, Executive Director
Charisse Anne Fernandez, CVB Liaison Manager
Michelle Liza Co, Marketing Manager
Published quarterly by the
North Philippines Visitors Bureau in partnership with
PICO Integrated Marketing Agency
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291 St. Joseph Street, Oranbo Drive
Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Tel: (632) 637-6798 Fax: (632) 631-1674
Email: northbound@northphilippines.org
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PATHWAYS
BULACAN:
Tourist Temptation
Spend one day away from the
Metro’s city vibe in this interesting
province.
Invitation to Ilocos:
Introducing the Trails of
the Far North
Pack your bags and get high with
adventure trekking the mountains
of Ilocos.
CALENDAR
September - November
Calendar of festivities
in North Philippines
NORTH NEWS
NPVB Annual
Membership Meeting
NPVB Conducts Events
Management Workshop
For Region 3
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WELCOME NOTE
STAFF
LETTERS
DIRECTORY
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Hi North Bound Team,
I am writing you from Cagayan de
Oro to express how much I enjoyed
my vacation in Ilocos Norte during the
Independence Day holiday.
My original plan was to stay in Manila
for the weekend but while I was
waiting for my fight in CDO Airport,
I saw a picture of the Paoay Church
on the Internet. I have been wanting
to visit the North, but because of my
work and other priorities, it always
get stalled. Tis occasion could be
the best opportunity to maximize
the long weekend. Everything
was just soperfect, I got the best
airfare deal & instant connections
to in-land transport service & hotel
accommodation.
Rest was never an option the moment
I stepped on the soil of Ilocandia.
I only had 2 nights & 1 full day in
this trip so I carefully arranged my
itinerary, eliminating only two things,
negative vibes & worry on expense. St.
William’s Cathedral & the Sinking
Bell Tower was a nice kick-of. I had
fun dinner at Te Stone House Café
and quick cafeine fx at La Preciosa,
a must-stop for cofeeholics. I decided
to walk back to the hotel to burn what
I just feasted on earlier but ended up
in Dap-ayan stufng myself with
Empanada!
At the break of light I was already in
Cape Bojeador catching the frst shy
rays of the Ilocos sun. I have been to
so many parolas in the Philippines &
none can come close to this. One of
the best breakfasts in my life was in
Kangkang Windmill Cafe.
I thought the winding road ends
somewhere near but I found myself
snaking through the Patapat Viaduct.
On my 4th straight weekend, I’ve spent
it at the beach, on the velvet sands of
Blue Lagoon in Pagudpud. Te coastline
view on my way back
to Laoag made me sleepy. Arriving at
Fort Ilocandia, my jaw dropped in the
grandeur of the place & I was honestly
wishing to meet, on its lavish corridors
the Madam of all times. Further south,
the Malacanang of the North was the
only disappointment because I came
on a Monday & it was closed. Ten I
came to that picture that started it all,
Paoay Church! It is perhaps my most
photographed stop-over in my entire trip.
Finally, only one more church in Ilocos
Norte before I complete my trail of the
Baroque Churches in the Philippines.
My fnal stop was just so perfect, as we
say in Filipino, “ang huling hantungan”,
the mausoleum of the late President
Ferdinand E. Marcos in Batac.
All throughout the trip I kept on praying
“Lord, please bless me with a good
weather”. Just when I left Robinson’s
Mall in San Nicolas, the rain started
to pour. Prayers granted. Tis trip was
really for me. I tucked myself for an early
evening nap at Balay da Blas and had
bagnet & sinarabasab at Saramsam for
dinner. I ended the night with BDB’s
fnest brew while I was making a shout
out on Facebook “ikatek tabara ti bagim
ken agpatpattulidtid ta dyay puraw a
darat umayka para iti naragsak a bigat.”.
Not only did I bring home wonderful
memories of Ilocos Norte but also kilos
& kilos of Longganisang Iloko &
Bagnet! Browsing through North Bound
Magazine, I am again charting my next
travel - Vigan to see the old houses &
the church of Nuestra Senora dela
Asuncion, Sitio Remedios in Currimao
& all others sights I failed to visit in
Ilocos.
Daghang Salamat. I will never forget this
travel experience.
Potpot Pinili
Cagayan de Oro City
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NLEX Continues
to Improve Lives
With the opening of the
Eastern section of the NLEX Phase 2-
NLEX to Mindanao Avenue:
> You have an alternate route to Quezon City
> EDSA-Balintawak will be decongested
> Trinoma and SM North are just minutes away
> Going further South is much easier via C5
The NLEX - Mindanao Avenue Cloverleaf
The Biggest Cloverleaf in the Philippines
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Find everything up north - from cultural heritage sites, to excellent cuisine; from fne
sandy beaches to cool mountain weather… it’s all there! Covering the four northern
regions of the country - Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, the Cordilleras and Central Luzon –
North Philippines has much more to ofer than people had previously imagined.
It is fast becoming the preferred destination for meetings, incentives, conventions
and exhibitions because of its great facilities and close proximity to Metro Manila. Just
a car ride away. And now, the North is even more accessible with the new North Luzon
Expressway (NLEX) and the recently opened Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx).
Together, let us experience North Philippines. Rediscover the North!
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With only 45 minutes of
land travel from Manila, and the
Diosdado Macapagal International
Airport serving as a gateway to
and from other countries in the
Asia Pacifc region, Clark and its
surrounding areas have become
more accessible to both the local and
international communities.
In 2005, a non-stock, non-proft
organization that came to be known
as Greater Clark Visitors Bureau,
Inc.(GCVB), was formed under the
auspices of the North Philippines
Visitors Bureau, and the leadership
of Mrs. Carmen McTavish, a local
businesswoman and community
leader.
GCVB’s primary goal is “to
establish and promote Greater
Clark Area as one of Asia-Pacifc
region’s premier international
attraction and world-class
destination for leisure and
business visitors.” GCVB also
aims maximize tourism eforts
that contribute to the social and
economic development of the area.
In order to realize their
objectives, GCVB is currently
working on a number of projects.
One of which is a Visitor’s Guide
THE DMIA PROVIDES
ACCESSIBILITY TO
CLARK AND TO MOST
DESTINATIONS IN
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
PHILIPPINES, BOOSTING THE
TOURISM OPPORTUNITIES
FOR THESE PROVINCES.
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Map that will be provided to tourists
through travel agencies, hotels,
restaurants and other establishments.
GCVB is also working on an
inventory of places with historical
value that may be ofered as tourist
destinations. With the abundance
of restaurants in the area, and with
Pampanga being dubbed as the
culinary capital of the country,
GCVB is in the process of crafting
a dining guide for visitors. A major
event that GCVB has also created
is the Annual Horse Fest Festival,
frst held in November 2009 at Clark
Freeport Zone.
While much has already been
done or is being done in the tourism
front for Greater Clark, great
amount of work and commitment is
still required to revitalize the area.
GCVB is in the process of
creating partnerships with the
diferent CVBs surrounding their
area like Tarlac, Subic, Pampanga
and Bulacan and improving on what
they have like the Nayong Pilipino
in Clark Expo. Tey continue to
work closely with tourism-oriented
NGOs, Clark Development
Corporation Tourism Promotions
Ofce, the Angeles City Tourism
GCVB IS WORKING ON A
DINING GUIDE THAT WILL
PROMOTE THE VARIOUS
RESTAURANTS IN THE AREA
AND THE LOCAL DELICACIES
THAT A TRAVELER SHOULD TRY
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Of ce and the Mabalacat Tourism
Of ce.
Looking towards the future,
GCVB aims to increase their
membership by at least 66%,
become self-sustaining, attract
more sponsors for their events
and activities, acquire a visitors
information center and continue to
be present in major tourism events.
As more and more local leisure
hunters, as well as foreign business
travelers visit North Philippines,
GCVB’s commitment and eforts
to promote Greater Clark as a
world-class tourist destination,
will continue to help revitalize and
make Greater Clark’s unique vibe
fourish.
THE ANNUAL HORSE
FEST IS ONE OF MAJOR
EVENTS OF GCVB FOR
THE YEAR.
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When in Clark, these hotels stand out as the
top places to stay for a relaxing vacation:
Hotel Vida
Inspired by the tropical sceneries
in South East Asia, Hotel Vida is a
haven of both comfort and luxury.
Only 5 minutes away from
DiosdadoMacapagal International
Airport (DMIA), Hotel Vida
provides guests with a relaxing view
of lush landscapes and cool water
facilities.
Te stunning tropical
façade, modern amenities and
commendable service of Hotel Vida
make it truly wonderful place to
stay in Clark.
Holiday Inn Clark
A word-class hotel that sits amidst
the lush greens of Mimosa Leisure
Estate, Holiday Inn boasts of
newly refurbished and renovated
rooms, suites and villas with
modern and excellent amenities.
In line with the global
re-launch of the hotel, which
happened May of this year, guests
can have an enhanced vacation
experience with the hotel’s
signature comfort beddings and
shower facilities.
Numerous leisure options
are also available to guests,
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best experienced with the hotel’s
commitment to provide only
excellent service to their clients.
Te relaunch also includes a
redesigned logo for Holidan Inn
Clark, improved signage and new
outdoor lighting, landscaping and
design.
Holiday Inn Clark is the only
accredited International Deluxe Hotel
in Central Luzon as of cially certifed
by the Department of Tourism.
Stotsenberg Hotel
Roughly a 2-hour drive from
Manila and 5 minutes away from the
Diosdado Macapagal International
Airport, the sprawling three-storey 239-
room hotel, with Casino, Stotsenberg
Convention Center good for 2000 pax and
teambuilding facilities sits on a stunningly
landscaped 4-hectare property.
Te motivation of the team under
the guidance of General Manger Liisa
Lindner is to provide a discreet but
attentive service to all guests of Hotel
Stotsenberg. Tey frmly believe that
fexibility and attention to guest needs is
the recipe for success and the motivation
for guests to come back. You will always
be surrounded by people who are eager to
hear how you feel and who take criticism
as a positive tool for development.
In case that you are curious and want
to explore more please call Ethel Austria,
Senior Sales Manager, 0917 5900426 and
ask for our “Rainy day promo”.
Fontana
A home away from home set in
a vast and sprawling garden best
describe Fontana Leisure Parks.
Guests can enjoy a relaxing
afternoon with the majestic Mt.
Arayat as backdrop in Fontana’s
villas decked with modern and
world-class amenities.
Te resort also features a water
park where guests can choose from
several swimming areas like the
Wave Pool, Lazy River, Water
Factory and Pirate Ship for the
young ones plus giant slides for that
extra cool and thrilling experience.
For Asian dining, guests can
try Red 8, one of the restaurants in
the resort or the Korean restaurant
that ofers barbecue and shabu-
shabu for the whole family to enjoy.
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NORTH
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PATHWAYS
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1210 Don Juico Avenue (Friendship Road), Clark, Angeles, Philippines
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surprise that Carabao milk is
used for making pastillas, can you
imagine eating chicharabao or
chicharon made with Carabao skin?
It was surprisingly good and seemed
less evil than its porky counterpart.
Tis is a must-try if ever you fnd
yourself in Tuguegarao.
Of course, the Ilocanos
also put an interesting twist
on Western favorites. When
in Laoag, stop by Saramsam
Restaurant for a night of
pizza, pasta and fondue. But why
Saramsam and not the usual pizza
place? Four words: poque-poque,
Saramsam pasta and kalti.
Give your palate a treat with this
unusual – yet utterly sublime – trio
of eggplant pizza, pasta with
fresh herbs, shrimp and ripe &
green mangos, and Ylocano fondue
with latik instead of chocolate or
cheese.
North Philippines has a
wealth of culinary treasures just
waiting to be discovered. Whether
you’re looking for an authentic
taste of a dish you’ve only tried in
Manila or in search for new favors,
you will surely fnd it up North.
TRAVELERS FLOCK
TO SARAMSAM
RESTAURANT IN
LAOAG TO TRY THEIR
POQUE-POQUE PIZZA
AND PASTA.
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PATHWAYS
A two or three hour drive from any point of Manila going
north will lead you to the one of the most historical places
in the Philippines, Bulacan. Representing one of the eight
rays in the Philippine flag, Bulacan is sure to surprise you
not only with its history, but also with its rich culture,
heritage and beauty. by mia enriquez
tourist temptation
APART FROM THE
BARASOAIN CHURCH,
BULACAN IS ALSO HOME TO
BASILICA MINORE OF THE
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION.
PHOTO BY ISABELO SANTOS
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Every normal Bulacan
visitor starts with the most
famous landmark of the
province, the Barasoain
Church, which is located in
the city capital, Malolos. It is
famous for being the site of the
frst constitutional democracy
in Asia. Up to this day, visitors
and natives alike continue to
gawk in awe at the untouched
beauty of the church.
From Barasoain, a twenty-
fve minute drive can take you
to the next town, Guiguinto,
which boasts of the Bulakeños’
landscaping ability. Te
Garden City which can be
found in Santa Cruz gives its
visitors a serene but inviting
sight of greens and colorful
fowers. No wonder Sta. Cruz
is called the Garden Capital of
the Philippines.
Another town in Bulacan,
Balagtas, is fast becoming
one of the province’s first-
class towns. The town which
was named after one of its
sons, Francisco “Balagtas”
Baltazar, author of the popular
masterpiece “Florante at
Laura”, houses three huge
malls and supermarkets. Soon,
it will also be the home of
the North Food Exchange
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or NFEx, a project of the
local government designed
to provide opportunity and
infrastructure for the economic
and physical transformation,
not only for Bulakeños, but for
the all Filipinos. NFEx will
eventually become the economic
system center for sustainable
development and will primarily
focus on making the province’s
agro and fishery industries
globally competitive.
Aside from the province’s
natural riches, Bulacan also
prides itself on having good
manpower. This proves to
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be true in Bocaue, the
Fireworks Capital of the
Philippines. Every year,
the town is the direct target
of Filipinos from all around
the country just to buy their
“iwas-malas anting-anting” for
New Year. People get stuck
in traffic, line up for hours
and spend lots of money to
get what they call the “best
fireworks in the land made by
the best fireworks makers”.
Bulacan’s heritage is also
something worth knowing.
Gregorio del Pilar, the
hero of Tirad Pass, has a
APART FROM THE
BARASOAIN CHURCH,
BULACAN IS ALSO HOME TO
BASILICA MINORE OF THE
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION.
PHOTO BY ISABELO SANTOS
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HOW TO GET THERE
Don’t worry about your
budget! You can try all these
activities and all these food
items for less than Php 2,000.
So wherever you are in the
Metro, you can just hop on
any of these buses: Baliuag
Transit, California Bus Line,
Sampaguita Liner, Royal Eagle,
Del Carmen, German Espiritu,
Philippine Rabbit, Victory Liner
and Aladdin Transit. Tese
buses pass through at least one
town in Bulacan, prepare Php
30 to Php 60 for bus fare, and
ask to be dropped of at the
nearest Bulacan town. Each
town is just a seven-peso jeep
ride away from each other so
you’re sure to visit all these in
one day! So, do you have a day
to spend?
THE LARGEST
HYDROELECTRIC DAM
CAN BE FOUND IN
ANGAT, BULACAN.
PHOTO BY JAN JOSEPH
STA. BARBARA
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INVITATION TO
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THE MISTY SUMMIT OF MT.
SICAPOO IS THE HIGHEST,
MOST FORMIDABLE PEAK
OF THE FAR NORTH
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An exciting new frontier in Philippine trekking are the
mountains of Ilocos Norte, which lie at the northern edge
of the majestic Cordillera range. These mountains are lush
and tropical though at times they reach the lofty, coniferous
forests akin to the more southern peaks of Benguet and
Ifugao. Although virtually unknown to mountaineers until last
year, PinoyMountaineer.com, the online guide to hiking in the
Philippines, collaborated with the intrepid, Laoag-based ONE
Degree Mountaineering Group to document some of the
mountains of Ilocos Norte.
INTRODUCING
THE TRAILS OF
THE FAR NORTH
By GI DEON LASCO
Photos of One Degree Mountai neeri ng Group
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ONE Degree explored a
total of six mountains,
some of which were first
ascents, including that of
Mt. Sicapoo, the highest
mountain in the whole of
Ilocos Region - in itself a
mountaineering record!
Here’s an overview of the mountains
of Ilocos Norte:
MT. PALEMLEM - Te highest
peak of Adams, this peak was
dubbed “Pico de Loro Norte”
because of its characteristic shape,
and perhaps because its dense
jungles have harbored a great
number of avian species. Te views
at the summit are fantastic - the
Ilocos plains with such beautiful
landmarks like the Laoag River
and the windmills of Bangui; here
the huge island of Luzon is at its
northern border, facing the South
China Sea. DURATION OF CLIMB:
1-2 DAYS. DIFFICULTY: 4/9.
2
3
MT. LINAO - Forested like Mt.
Palemlem and also located in
Adams, and packing some ‘extra
challenges’ like blood leeches
(limatik), the characteristic feature
of this 952-meter mountain is
a scenic, clear lake at the top.
Hence the name of the mountain,
which is also the name of the
beautiful body of water (Lake
Linao). DURATION OF CLIMB: 1-2
DAYS. DIFFICULTY: 5/9.
MT. KILANG - With an
impressive height of 1656 MASL,
Mt. Kilang in Solsona sits on the
north eastern boundary of Ilocos
Norte with Apayao. Shrouded in
fog most of the time, and with
rattling winds, the mountain is seen
as enchanted by locals, who avoid
it, “scared of its shadows”. Kilang
(as local tradition would have it)
means in Ilocano, “pagurnungan ti
karurwa” which literally translates
to “catch-basin of souls”. Aside from
these daunting beliefs, there are
also physically challenging boulders
that would greet the hiker before
THE STEEP TRAILS OF
MT. TIMARID PASS BY
SCENIC PINE FORESTS
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For more information on climbing these
peaks and other hiking destinations in North
Luzon and elsewhere in the Philippines, visit
www.pinoymountaineer.com.
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he reaches the summit - making
Kilang one of the most interesting
destinations in the list. DURATION
OF CLIMB: 2 DAYS. DIFFICULTY: 6/9.
MT. SIMINUBLAN - a towering
presence in Nueva Era, this
mountain with its beautiful pine
trees ofers views of Ilocos Note
and Abra provinces. Since it was
frst climbed in 2007, its summit
has only been climbed once making
it a pioneer destination in the
North. DURATION OF CLIMB: 2
DAYS. DIFFICULTY: 6/9.
MT. TIMARID-SIMAGAYSAY -
Tese are twin mountains in Solsona
that can be done in a traverse. Te
frst recorded ascent was in June
2009 and the author was given the
opportunity to join this momentous
climb. Te traverse takes three days,
passes by a variety of terrain, involving
fording some streams as well as hiking
up grassy slopes and pine ridges. Te
same trail circuit leads to the next
mountain on our list, Mt. Sicapoo.
DURATION OF CLIMB: 3 DAYS.
DIFFICULTY: 7/9
MT. SICAPOO - Te ultimate
hiking challenge of the Far North:
the highest mountain in the Ilocos
Norte, at at 2338 MASL and the
northernmost two-thousander in
the Philippines. First climbed in
December 2009 by ONE Degree
Mountaineering Group, it was
favorably compared with some
of the most difcult peaks in the
Philippines, such as Mt. Halcon
and Mt. Guiting-Guiting. Its
trails, like those of Timarid and
Simagaysay, involve narrow pine
ridges, over twenty river crossings,
dense forests and trail-less trekking
in the virtually unexplored portion
of the summit which stands at
the border of Apayao province.
DURATION OF CLIMB: 4 DAYS.
DIFFICULTY: 9/9 (SOME TRAILS ARE
NOT YET ESTABLISHED).
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LAKE LINAO,
A BEAUTIFUL
HIGHLAND SANCTUARY
FOR BIRDS, IS THE
REWARD OF A MT.
LINAO HIKE
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Te North Philippines Visitors Bureau held its 2010
Annual Membership Meeting and Elections last
July 15, 2010 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in
Mandaluyong City. Elected to the Board of Trustees
for 2010-2011 were Renato U. Ticzon (President)
from Manila North Tollways Corporation, Nilo
Mapa (Treasurer) from Robinsons Land Corporation,
Marivic Del Pilar (Secretary) from Victory Liner Inc.,
Carmen Tayag-McTavish of Greater Clark Visitors
Bureau and Lydia Co of the Tarlac Convention and
Visitors Bureau.
Also present were representatives from the
Conventions and Visitors Bureaus (CVBs) in Greater
Clark, Greater Subic, Pampanga, Tarlac, La Union,
Ilocos Norte and Bulacan, the newest CVB of
NPVB.
Te North Philippines Visitors Bureau conducted an
Events Management Workshop for Central Luzon
last August 6, 2010 at the Boardroom Plus Function
Hall, Clark Freeport, Pampanga. It was attended
by 50 delegates representing the Conventions and
Visitors Bureaus (CVBs) from Greater Clark, Greater
Subic, Tarlac and Bulacan.
Te Events Management Workshop aims to
impart the knowledge and skills essential to
events management - conceptualizing, organizing,
implementing and evaluating promotional activities
to the members of the North Philippines Visitors
Bureau.
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