40 Tourism Attractions Identified as Priority Destinations
AT LEAST 40 tourism attractions in Eastern Visayas were identified as priority destinations in the newly-drafted sectoral plan.
In northeast Leyte, the destinations for conferences and events are Tacloban City, Palo and Babatngon; Mahagnao Volcano Natural Park in Burauen for nature; and Leyte Sab-a Basin Wetland Agri-Eco Park in Palo, Sta. Fe, Alangalang and San Miguel for agri-educational.
In northwest Leyte are the Leyte Industrial Development Estate in Isabel, Energy Development Corporation Geothermal Steamfield in Ormoc City and Kananga, Pineapple Plantation in Ormoc City, Visayas State University in Baybay City, Lake Danao in Ormoc City, and Tabuk Marine Park in Palompon, Golf Course Urban Amenities in Ormoc and Albuera; Cuatro Islas Hindang and Inopacan for conferences and events; and Mount Pangasugan Nature Park in Baybay for nature, environment and educational tour.
In Biliran, identified sites are Mainit Hot and Cold Springs in Caibiran for nature; Higatangan Island in Naval for diving; and Sambawan Island in Maripipi for marine sport.
The Sogod Bay of Southern Leyte, Maasin Zoo in Maasin City, Agas Agas Adventure Park in Sogod, and closed canopy forest in Silago – all cater to adventure, educational and nature activities – are also priority destinations.
In Samar are Sohoton Cave in Basey, seascape in Marabut, Ulot watershed ecotourism loop in Paranas, Agutay Island in Daram, Bangon Falls and Rapids in Calbayog City – all target visitors who are enthusiastic in caving, diving and adventure.
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