The Department of Tourism Regional Office V (DOT V) and the Provincial Government of Albay headed by Gov. Al Francis C. Bichara through the Provincial Tourism, Culture, and the Arts Office (PTCAO) jointly conducted the Basic Tourism Statistics Training at the Governor’s Office Red Room in the Albay Capitol Building on August 14-16, 2018.

This three-day training was held was participated by the representatives from the LGUs of the province which consists three (3) cities and eleven (11) municipalities together with and staffs of five (5) accommodations establishments from both the 1st and 3rd Districts of Albay.

The training aimed to capacitate tourism officers as well as accommodation establishments on properly gathering, recording and reporting tourism figures and data and educate them on the value and importance of credible tourism statistics.