Guimaras transport groups gear up for Manggahan Fest

  • February 18, 2017

GUIMARAS, Feb. 18 - Transport groups in the Province of Guimaras are setting up the groundworks for the May 11-22, 2017 Manggahan Festival through a series of meetings which started on February 16, 2017, at the GTIC Board Room.

Atty. Jose Marie Lamparero from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Region VI provided insights on the standard fare matrix, other related policies of their agency and the significance of transport sector in the tourism industry.

“Daku ang chance sang aton tourism industry kung ma-organize naton ang public transportation, pag naging efficient ang land and sea transport, sigurado nga magabalik gid ang mga turista”, said Atty. Lamparero.

Guimaras tourism statistics, targets and Land Transportation Office (LTO) formed part of the agenda.

Ms. Liberty Ferrer of the Provincial Tourism Office (PTourO) impacted the role of the sea transport group.

“Kamu ang daku namun nga bulig kay wala iban nga entry nga makasulod ang aton tourist kundi kamu nga aton sea transport group”, she said.

The meeting was attended by SP Member Cresente P. Chavez Jr., Honorary Chairperson of Committee on Transportation, Ms. Virginia Ganza, Marlon Ticao of LTO and the presidents and representatives from different land and sea transport groups in the province./PIO Guimaras

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