Presentation on theme: "Northern Panay Tourism Circuit A k l a n Katunggan it Ibajay Jawili Falls Jawili Beach Bariw Weaving."— Presentation transcript:
Northern Panay Tourism Circuit A k l a n Katunggan it Ibajay Jawili Falls Jawili Beach Bariw Weaving
PROJECT OVERVIEW The proposed Tourism Circuit for Northwest Aklan is envisioned to spread and maximize the benefits of tourism to include other municipalities of Aklan through increased tourist arrivals, job generation, a business friendly environment for our MSMEs, new investments and empowerment of men & women in the community. Mainland Aklan offers complementary attractions that could be visited by tourists already in Boracay. Attractions & activities that mirror the culture and way of life of the locals have been identified in 5 municipalities along the area to be included to form part of the project. PROJECT PROPONENT PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF AKLAN PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION TEAM Provincial Planning & Development Coordinator ( Project Manager) Local Economic & Investment Promotions Officer( LEIPO) Provincial Tourism Officer, Philippine Chamber of Commerce – Aklan Chapter Aklan State University CHARRM ( Ibajay Campus) Local Governments of Kalibo, Tangalan, Ibajay, Nabas & Buruanga DILG/DOT /DTI /DPWH/DENR
LGU(P/M LGU) InstructionsKEY ELEMENT Institutionalized LEIPO/LEDIP Teams Formula ted LIIC Updated LIIC Stream lined BPLS Computerized of BPLS Installed Tourism Statistics and Information System Institutionali zed Tourism Office LGU Tourism Development Plan Tracking of Economic Data Kalibo Please check if the key element exists (partial) Recommendation Organize /assign team staff Not set disaggreggated Buruanga Please check if the key element exists. Recommendation To be formula ted For implementatio n To be formulated Ibajay Please check if the key element exists Recommendation Nabas Please check if the key element exists. Recommendation Tangalan Please check if the key element exists. Recommendation ENABLING ENVIRONMENT FOR TOURISM
Name of ProjectsLocationFunding Agencies Aklan Resorts Corporation Project NabasPrivate Sector 50 MW Nabas Wind FarmNabasPetrowind Incorporated Caticlan AirportCaticlan, MalayTrans Air, San Miguel Corp. Expansion of Cagban and Caticlan Jetty Port Caticlan and Manoc-Manoc, Malay DOTC and Provincial Gov’t. Tigayon HillKaliboDOT
Name ProjectsLocationFunding Institution Proposed Road Dev’t. to Ariel’s Point Cliff Diving Bel-is, BuruangaLGU-Buruanga, Provincial Government, DOT, DPWH Proposed Road Dev’t. to Sapsapon Caves Tigum, BuruangaLGU-Buruanga, Provincial Government, DOT Tourism Service and Hospitality Management Training Center Aklan State University, Ibajay Campus Aklan State University Tourism Business Incubation Center Aklan State University, Ibajay Campus Aklan State University
Priority ProjectsLocation Infrastructure Road widening and completion of road concreting leading to all proposed sites. Establishment of product display center in Pina Village, New Buswang, Kalibo, Aklan. Tourism Product Development Developing souvenir items in Katunggan it Ibajay, Pina Village, Hacienda Maria, Tangalan & Nabas. Enhancement of existing activities at proposed sites. Development of other tourism activities like cultural presentation in Katunggan it Ibajay, Hacienda Maria. Organic vegetable farming, fruit trees and cock fighting demo in Hacienda Maria.
Priority ProjectsLocation Human resource/Work force Development Training of human resources / frontline workers on basic tourism services ( tour/site guides, guest handling, housekeeping etc) for all the proposed sites( Katunggan it Ibajay, Pina Village, Basang Cold Springs, Jawili Falls& Beach and Hacienda Maria) Destination Marketing Website enhancement, Tour Package development,Production of promotion and marketing collaterals ( brochures, maps, flyers, videos) tri -media activities for three sites like fam tours for media, bloggers etc. Enabling Policies and Programs All LEIPOs should undergo orientation on business and investment planning, Briefing for stakeholders in all proposed sites, Institutionalization of Tourism Statistics System, Institutionalization of Tourism Office and formulation of Tourism Development Plans, Formulation of LIIC, BPLS & System forTracking Economy Data.