Governor Art Yap joined Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Hon. Mike Rama (Vice-Mayor), and Dr. Mina Gabor (ISST Chairman) the ribbon cutting as he attended the 6th Philippine Farm Tourism Conference in Marco Polo, Cebu City.

The conference which recognizes the potential of farm tourism attracted over 350 participants from all over the country and other parts of the world and targets investors to pour in money into farm tourism.

Themed “Farm Tourism: Building Community Relationship for Sustainable Development,” the conference aims to promote awareness on farm tourism. It tackled topics relevant to aspiring and operating farm tourism owners. There is also an exhibition area where fresh, processed and locally grown agricultural produce are on sale.

The conference will run from November 6-8 at the Marco Polo Plaza Cebu. (Anne Marie Uy)