CONGRATULATIONS! City of Dumaguete for being cited anew as the country’s Sports Organizer of the Year 2019 and to our very own Mayor Felipe Antonio B. Remollo who was also recognized as Sports Tourism Personality of the Year with Manuel V. Pangilinan, his counterpart from the private sector, during the 4th Sports Tourism Awards held in Marriot Clark Pampanga yesterday.
Mayor Remollo is widely known as a passionate patron of sports as the best means to promote camaraderie and attract tourists to boost the local economy.
This is the 3rd straight year that Dumaguete City has won the national recognition as Sport Organizer of the Year in 2017, 2018 and 2019 by the Philippine Sports Tourism as presented by SELRAHCO, Department of Tourism, the Philippine Sports Commission and PAGCOR.
Dumaguete received the Organizer of the Year Award in 2019 for successfully hosting various regional, national and international sports events that helped attract more tourists and increased revenues of local business and entrepreneurs.