Hosted by the province of Misamis Oriental, over a thousand delegates from the different places of the country have participated in the 19th ATOP National Convention on October 3-6, 2018 held in Limketkai Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City.

Evident in its well-organized preparation, the hosting of the four-day convention is another huge feat in the tourism industry of the province of Misamis Oriental.

With the arrival and registration of the delegates on the first day, the 19th ATOP National Convention Governor’s Night is the prime spotlight of the event that made the delegates left amazed by its warmth welcome.

“This convention is not for Bambi Emano or for the province, this convention is for us. I hope that if in case you noticed something that is different or that are different from the way things are going now in the city and in the province, please let us know,” the governor exudes.

Also, on the second day, delegates enjoyed the most-sought for destinations of Misamis Oriental through the immersion tours.

The third day is more on a serious note as the convention held the plenary sessions and the business meetings attended by most members of the association. On the afternoon, the event is brimmed with gratifying awards as the program ends with recognizing the men and women behind the great contribution in the tourism industry in the 19th ATOP Pearl Awards.

After all, it is with great felicitations that delegates have witnessed the tourism offerings of Misamis Oriental through this historic hosting.

“We are actually very passionate when it comes to tourism because I know, tourism, once we open the flood gates, nobody can stop,” the governor concludes.