UN Tourism Regional Forum celebrates gastronomy tourism in Cebu

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THE inaugural UN Tourism Regional Forum on Gastronomy Tourism for Asia and the Pacific kicked off on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at Shangri-La Mactan in Cebu.The event, co-organized by the UN Tourism, Basque Culinary Center, and the Department of Tourism , aims to become a platform to celebrate the power of gastronomy tourism.

The forum was formally opened with a ceremonial pouring of rice into a giant pusô, a traditional Cebuano rice cake, symbolizing the diverse gastronomic offerings that the Philippines has to offer.Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco, UN Tourism Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili, and other dignitaries led the ceremony.


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