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Farm tourism

/ 01:19 AM July 09, 2016
CATHY Turvill, Nurture Wellness owner, and Dr. Mina Gabor, spokesperson of Farm Tour Destinations.

CATHY Turvill, Nurture Wellness owner, and Dr. Mina Gabor, spokesperson of Farm Tour Destinations.

THE COUNTRY’S emerging farm tourism sector is inviting land owners and farmers to attend the three-day Fourth Tourism Conference at Summit Ridge Hotel in Tagaytay City on July 14-16 (call 834-2994, or e-mail [email protected] edu.ph). It is organized by International School of Sustainable Tourism (ISST) president Dr. Mina Gabor, who said that the event will focus on low-impact travel that will socially and economically empower local communities.

Its speakers are trailblazers in farm tourism, like Cathy Turvill of Nurture Wellness Village in Tagaytay City; Robert Yupangco, who owns Paradizoo Farm in Tagaytay, and Nenette Aguirre Graf of Motag Living Museum in Aklan.

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Other speakers: Cynthia Villar, Siriwat Wongsiri, Julian Gonzalves, Aristeo Portugal and Ramon Peñalosa Jr.

Participants will visit three farms in Tagaytay and will take part in a session with expert panelists on honeybee propagation, marketing and promotions, basic layout of farm-tourism destinations and creating tour packages. They will also visit successful farms in Cavite. Join the conference and get started on your own theme farm.

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