Department of Tourism Supports Kasalang Filipino 2009

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Recognizing the efforts of in promoting the different Philippine regions as international wedding and honeymoon tourism destinations, the Department of Tourism (DOT) endorses’s Kasalang Filipino 2009 national wedding fair roadshow program.

This nationwide program encompassing 12 Philippine cities highlights not only the local attractions, products, and services, but also the indigenous customs and traditions of the regions.

This undertaking is in line with the Department of Tourism’s advocacy efforts to promote the region’s finest attractions to both domestic and international markets.

Below is the official content of DOT’s endorsement letter released March 10, 2009:


The Department of Tourism acknowledge the dynamic initiatives of in organizing the 4th wedding fair road show – Kasalang Filipino 2009 as it presents the opportunity to showcase our island destinations, customs, traditions as well as the various products and services of the different regions.

Inasmuch as the activity promotes the country as an ideal wedding and honeymoon destination, we encourage our partners and stakeholders to explore and support the various possibilities of the project that may be beneficial to your respective organizations.

We express our best wishes to all the participants for a successful and fruitful endeavor.

Ace Durano

March 10, 2009

Attached scanned copy of the letter

Kasalang Filipino 2009 is a nationwide wedding fair road show which ties twelve (12) Philippine cities with one goal of promoting the local wedding industry. The following are the 12 cities of the 2009 road show – San Pablo, Tagaytay, Tarlac, Dagupan, Legazpi, Dumaguete, General Santos, Cagayan de Oro, Davao, Bacolod, Manila, and Cebu.

Kasalang Filipino 2009 is co-presented by and ABS-CBN Regional Network Group and made possible by Max’s Restaurant, Ever Bilena Cosmetics, Goldilocks, Hewlett-Packard Philippines, Ariel Javelosa Photography, Touch Solutions, QP Designs, and the following media partners: Lifestyle Network, Sky Cable, WRR 101.9, My Only Radio, Metro Weddings, Metro Home and Entertaining, Food Magazine, Foodie Magazine, Flavors Magazine, China Business Philippines, The Manila Times, Business Mirror,,, and