Lazada Philippines aff_i?offer_id=3127&file_id=94990&aff_id=150634 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013

normal_post - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013 Author Topic: There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol  (Read 578 times)

islander

  • SUPREME COURT
  • THE LEGEND
  • *****
  • avatar_3258_1429902436 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
  • Posts: 45385
  • medal1 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal2 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal3 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal4 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal5 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
  • If you're from Pluto, you're welcome.
    • Share Post
xx - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol
« on: October 27, 2013, 01:40:55 PM »
There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol

Tourists flock to view fault lines, church ruins

By Carmel Loise Matus
Inquirer Visayas
Sunday, October 27th, 2013


20bamboo-bridge-660x404 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
This hanging bridge over Sipatan River in Sevilla, Bohol, looks deserted after the powerful earthquake that hit Bohol on Oct. 15. Bohol officials are hopeful business will rebound as soon as tourists return. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

“This way to the fault line.”

Wooden signs that carry this message have risen in Inabanga town in Bohol to lead tourists to the fissure in the earth that released the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that brought this province to its knees nearly two weeks ago.

Residents and local officials put up the signs after tourists asked around for direction to Anonang village where they wanted to see how the earth cracked and pushed up a rock face 3 meters high, causing death and devastation in most of the island-province on Oct. 15.

Linkback: https://tubagbohol.mikeligalig.com/index.php?topic=76454.0
Republic Act 8485 (Animal Welfare Act of 1998, Philippines), as amended and strengthened by House  Bill 6893 of 2013--- violation means a maximum of P250,000 fine with a corresponding three-year jail term and a minimum of P30,000 fine and six months imprisonment

pCloud Premium

islander

  • SUPREME COURT
  • THE LEGEND
  • *****
  • avatar_3258_1429902436 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
  • Posts: 45385
  • medal1 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal2 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal3 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal4 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal5 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
  • If you're from Pluto, you're welcome.
    • Share Post
xx - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
Re: There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2013, 01:41:59 PM »
Seeing that there was so much curiosity about the fault line, the provincial officials decided to turn the tragedy into a tourism opportunity by adding the crack in the earth to tours of Bohol.

Bohol Gov. Edgar Chatto said he picked up the idea from geologist Jane Punongbayan of the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) who had told him that the Japanese government used the same strategy after the Fukushima earthquake and tsunami of March 2011.

That information and the growing tourist interest in the fault line, Chatto said, led to the decision to make the fracture a tourist attraction to help bring the province back on its feet.

pCloud Premium

islander

  • SUPREME COURT
  • THE LEGEND
  • *****
  • avatar_3258_1429902436 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
  • Posts: 45385
  • medal1 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal2 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal3 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal4 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal5 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
  • If you're from Pluto, you're welcome.
    • Share Post
xx - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
Re: There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2013, 01:43:00 PM »
“Bohol still captures tourist interest with its so many other points,” he said. “People would like to see what happened to these churches after the earthquake,” he added, referring to centuries-old churches on the island that the earthquake had reduced to rubble.

Like Europe

Chatto pointed out that some countries in Europe offer the ruins of collapsed buildings as tourist attractions.

He said the ruins of churches and the fault line would now be part of the Bohol tourism product, as these are parts of the province’s history.

The earthquake destroyed six churches in Bohol. These are the churches in the towns of Clarin, Inabanga, Loon, Maribojoc and Tubigon.

pCloud Premium

islander

  • SUPREME COURT
  • THE LEGEND
  • *****
  • avatar_3258_1429902436 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
  • Posts: 45385
  • medal1 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal2 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal3 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal4 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013medal5 - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
  • If you're from Pluto, you're welcome.
    • Share Post
xx - There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol - Bohol Earthquake 2013
Re: There’s ‘opportunity in tragedy’ in Bohol
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2013, 01:44:26 PM »
At least 17 churches were also damaged in the quake. These are in Antequera, Baclayon, Bilar, Calape, Carmen, Corellas, Cortes, Danao, Dauis, Dimiao, Lila, Loay, Panglao, Sikatuna, Tagbilaran, Talibon and Trinidad.

Most of these churches were among the oldest in the Philippines and had been declared heritage sites by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco).

The Department of Tourism has announced plans to restore the churches, but Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez has also said the restoration will take time and a lot of money.


Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/514799/theres-opportunity-in-tragedy-in-bohol#ixzz2ixdE4XRY

pCloud Premium


Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via pinterest Share via tumblr Share via twitter

xx
Job Opportunity in Bohol

Started by Ligalig-Mike on Job Opportunity

0 Replies
1838 Views
Last post July 19, 2007, 02:53:15 PM
by Ligalig-Mike
xx
There’s Something About Edgar

Started by Ligalig-Mike on LGU Philippines

4 Replies
606 Views
Last post August 08, 2008, 09:05:35 AM
by VinSentYou
thumbup
Hottest Business opportunity in BOHOL

Started by jhoyax on Job Opportunity

0 Replies
551 Views
Last post April 17, 2013, 11:27:16 PM
by jhoyax
xx
Job Opportunity in Bohol: Branch Accountant

Started by MIKELIGALIG.com on Job Opportunity

5 Replies
2201 Views
Last post October 01, 2010, 03:21:14 AM
by Scarb
xx
Life in the United States: There’s no end in sight to our lethal way of life

Started by hubag bohol on USA and Canada

6 Replies
376 Views
Last post December 17, 2012, 01:16:09 AM
by Raquelproud boholana
 

Booking.com

Latest Topics

Sulat ni Mr to Mrs Gibalosan by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Yesterday at 10:39:56 AM]


Bamboo industry in Albay by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Yesterday at 09:49:17 AM]


Honor Your Parents by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Yesterday at 06:54:33 AM]


Barangay and SK Election in Marawi by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Yesterday at 05:21:07 AM]


Zero Casualty in Isabela Province by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Yesterday at 05:16:00 AM]


Release of SSS Pension by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Yesterday at 05:13:51 AM]


Medical Exam Scam in PNP by MIKELIGALIG.com
[September 23, 2018, 10:05:50 AM]


Ghost Employee in Barangay by MIKELIGALIG.com
[September 23, 2018, 10:03:38 AM]


Anda Bohol Mayor Sued in Ombudsman for Corruption by MIKELIGALIG.com
[September 23, 2018, 09:54:37 AM]


How to find anything on Google by MIKELIGALIG.com
[September 23, 2018, 06:02:43 AM]

SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk
pCloud Premium
Powered by SMFPacks SEO Pro Mod | Sitemap
Mobile View
SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2018, SimplePortal