Photo Courtesy: Hernand Dapudong, LGU-Mlang Employee
R.A. 9593 spells out the importance of socio-economic tourism as a useful tool in ensuring the development of tourism for and by the Filipino people, with the end of view in conserving and promoting heritage, national identity and sense of unity.
Tourism plays an important role in the socio-economic development of a country. It is the natural place to look in order to streghten the Philippine economy. The tourism industry is recognized by the government as an important contributor to the generation of foreign exchange earnings, investments, revenue, employment and to the growth of the country’s output.
Today, tourism clearly offers excellent opportunities for economic growth as shown by the influx of foreign exchange earnings from tourism expenditures. It is a major source of jobs and consumer spending.
Central Mindanao Airport
Shrine of the Holy Cross, Mt. New Esperanza, Mlang, Cotabato