For the second time, Dumaguete City has been awarded as the Best Organizer of the Year in tonight’s 3rd Sports Tourism Award at Resorts World Manila in Pasay besting other cities and towns in the entire country.

Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo accepted the award along with Councilor Michael Bandal, Assistant City Administrator Dr. Dinno T. Depositario, City Sports Coordinator Ike Xavier Villaflores and Katherine Therese Aguilar of Special Events Unit at the Grand ceremony attended by major stakeholders of the sports tourism industry of the country.

Last year, Dumaguete was also bestowed the same distinction for its excellent track record of hosting international, national and local events that promoted sports tourism and boosted the local economy.