Tourguiding for local entrepreneurs

The Local Government of Jagna thru its Tourism Office in cooperation with the Jagna Sustainable Micro Enterprise Development (JaSMed) is conducting a 2-day Practical Local Tour Guiding Training on August 30-31 at the Looc Barangay Hall. 20160830_141958

The seminar is in preparation for the program “A Day in Jagna” tour package which will highlight the different culinary practices of the town.20160830_093904



Resource person is Ms. Angelie Tiu, a Jagnaanon and a former municipal councilor, engaged in the business of tour guiding.

The 2-day program includes presentation of the Vision of the Jagna Tourism Industry by SB Committee Chairperson on Toursim Councilor Maricris V. Jamora; What is Tourism by Ms. Teresa Gina Ranan, Tourism Officer; Overview of the Dynamics of Tourism, Tour Guiding Seminar, Mock Tour for Culinary Tour on the Jagnaanon products Calamay, Tableja, Banana Chips, Ube, Pancit Yaning ang a tour of the Public Market and scriptwriting will be tackled by Ms. Tiu.

The Tourism Industry has lagged in the past years. The desire of the Local Chief Executive and the municipal officials to uplift the lives of the Jagnaanons believing that it is the tourism industry who will be the catalyst for the desired speedy progress felt in the barrios has taken its utmost priority this time. Thus, to kick this off is a training for the local women and men involved in the production of these products to capacitate them for the inclusion of Jagna in the Bohol Tourism Roadmap. (asb)