(Manila, Philippines) Starting July 29 to August 10, 2009, Intramuros History Town formerly known as WoW Philippines will showcase the Wonders of MIMAROPA – a region composed of Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan.
The Department of Tourism will launch tourism promotion that will showcase MIMAROPA Region at Intramuros: History Town Philippines with Secretary Ace Durano and Senator Richard Gordon as the guests of honor on July 28, 2009.
The MIMAROPA region composed of the island provinces of Mindoro Occidental, Mindoro Oriental, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan, with DOT’s Regional Director Louella Jurilla, leads the collaboration of efforts with the Governors, Mayors and tourism business movers to package the elements of an enriching travel experience when visiting the region.
Home of the country’s premier adventure destinations, and finalist in the search for the New7Wonders, the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, the region has occupied the top slot in the domestic travel market for several decades.
With unique travel packages that cater to a diverse market, the best reasons for visiting the region are white sand beaches, outstanding dive sites, majestic limestone cliffs, rainforests with exotic flora and fauna. All these and more will be featured under one roof at the Clamshell located at Anda and Sta. Lucia Streets in Intramuros, Manila.
The Clamshell will house the 2-week travel and tourism exposition of the MIMAROPA provinces and will feature as well, the cultural assets and the best products of the region, The Clamshell will be open for visitors from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.