TOURISM PROMOTION DIVISION

POLICY, RESEARCH AND STATISTICS SECTION
The Policy, Research and Statistics Section of the Tourism Division is responsible for providing the city with updated and reliable tourist statistical data, current tourism directory and sound policies and guidelines to create a more competitive stakeholders of the city. This section provides different sectors of the industry with information to strengthen their marketing and business strategies. The data supports government tourism policies and helps improve the performance of the tourism industry for the benefit of the Gensan community.

SITE DEVELOPMENT SECTION
The section is in-charge of preparing Tourism Site Development Concepts | Plans for possible business matching with investors and for proposing subsidies from Funding Institutions with the bottom-line of elevating the community based tourism stakeholders for sustainable development. Developmental approach is in line with the department’s environmental and socio-economic plans and targets. This will include assistance in the preparation of project concept, support in the assessment of potential sites, consultation and profiling of landowners/stakeholders, preparation of site description, preparation of site development plans, and facilitation of site development plan for implementation.

EVENTS MANAGEMENT AND PROMOTIONS SECTION
This section promotes General Santos City as the prime Tourist Destination, Industrial and Service Center of the Region by providing world class city events, CEMCDO hosted events and production of competitive promo collaterals to entice visitors.

CAPABILTY BUILDING TRAININGS AND SERVICES SECTION
Conforming to the government developmental agenda, the Tourism Trainings and Services Section is mandated to promote the Tourism potential of the city by providing education in Tourism
development, technologies and trends to stakeholders and assist the latter in providing tourism capability building trainings and seminars to produce world class tourism frontline services to encourage return visits of guests.