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GENERAL SANTOS CITY- The celebration of National Tourism Week led by the General Santos City Tourism Council, CEMCDO and the event manager Nar Balofinos has concluded on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Veranza Mall in this city.

With its theme “Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future For All”, the week-long celebration offered activities such as Photography Session by Gensan Camera Club, Arts Competition, Jobs Fair, Photo Contest and Outdoor Clinics.

The event also featured SOX Tourism Forum attended by tourism officers, hoteliers and content creators. Organizers invited resource speakers to discuss more about tourism development and sustainability and to explain the role of the community in tourism.

Winners in photo contest, canvass painting, body painting and outdoor clinics were announced.

Champion in photo contest was Denn Seblos, in canvass painting was Christian Cabarrubias for secondary school level while Sarsalem Meleksyu for college level.

In body painting, the winner was Jovan Gotas and the winner for outdoor clinic was the Body Kinetics.

Leonard Flores and the organizers gladly thanked everyone who took part and participated in the long event especially the high schools and colleges which cooperated in every activity to help promote tourism in the region. (CPIO)