Friday, February 26, 2016
Philippines Hosts the 11th World Congress of the Club of the Most Beautiful Bays
This year, the 11th World Congress of the Club of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World was held in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro – the only member bay in the country included in the club of the Most Beautiful Bays. The congress served as an avenue for international stakeholders to discuss measures to fight climate change in order to protect the club’s member bays. Organized by the Puerto Galera Most Beautiful Bay Inc. (PGMBBI) in coordination with the Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro, the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Promotions Board, the multi-faceted congress showcased Puerto Galera’s unique ecological and cultural assets through talks, island-hopping and excursions, and a visit to the Mangyans, among other activities. Photo shows: (L-R) Puerto Galera Mayor Hubbert Dolor, Governor of Oriental Mindoro Alfonso Umali, Jr., Presidential Adviser for Environmental Protection Sec. J.R. Nereus O. Acosta, Congress organizer Hubert D’Aboville, former President of MBBW Galip Gur, Setubal, Portugal Mayor Maria Das Dores Meira, newly elected President of MBBW and Yeosu Bay, Korea Mayor Cheolhyeon Ju.
Please refer to the Tourism Promotions Board
*This is Press Release