BATAAN, “The Triumph of the Spirit,” a province reminding us of the not-so-distant past in history – old canons, Death March markers, monuments, and shrines like the Shrine of Valor in Mt. Samat are conspicuous in its environs.
The landmarks serve as the destinations for local and foreign tourists. But what many people still do not know is there is much more to do in the peninsula. In the provincial government’s endeavour to promote, develop and enhance the tourism potentials of the province, the Bataan Tourism Council Foundation Inc., a non-stock and non-profit organization, headed by Mrs. Vicky S. Garcia, wife of Governor Enrique T. Garcia, serves as its supporting arm. Its vision is to explore and improve the probable tourist destinations in our locality and it serves as a vehicle in promoting the interest and welfare of member-organizations towards the attainment of its common objectives. Furthermore, the council takes actions in making Bataan the vacation capital of the Philippines through its rich History, Culture and Arts highlighted by the province’s sports tourism... [ read more ]