BAGUIO CITY – The summer capital of the Philippines will be expecting influx of both domestic and foreign tourists this coming days.
This mountain resort will be hosting the 62nd Mines Safety and Environment Week on November 17 to 20 and the 66th staging of the Fil-Am Invitational Golf Tournament on November 21 to December 7.
Having these big events in the city, mayor Mauricio Domogan recently signed Administrative Order No. 136, suspending the implementation of the Baguio number coding scheme for private vehicles only from Nov. 17 until Dec. 7.
Domogan stressed there is a need to suspend the implementation of the number coding scheme for all private vehicles only in the city in order to give members of the mining industry and other stakeholders and golfers, visitors and their families convenient and stress-free journey around Baguio to help boost the city’s identity as the prime tourist destination.
PMSEA is an organization of mining companies and alike the advocates a campaign against occupational safety and health and environmental hazards of mining and its related operations.
The 62nd Annual National Safety and Environment Week with this year’s theme “62 Years of Responsible Mining . . . United in Creating Relevant Development for Inclusive Growth,” will be conducted the CAP John Hay Trade and Cultural Center.
On the other hand, the 66th Fil-Am Invitational Golf Tournament, the longest running amateur golf competition in the world will take place at the Baguio Country Club and Camp John Hay.
Also, with the APEC Summit happening in the country, the city is anticipating additional crowd to be arriving in this mountain resort./Jho Arranz