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Iloilo gets ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award (PHOTOS)

Iloilo gets ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award

Iloilo gets ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award: Iloilo City was once again recognized as one of the cleanest urban centers and top tourist destinations in Southeast Asia!

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ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) handed out the Clean Tourist City Award 2020-2022 to Iloilo in a ceremony held in Brunei last month. Department of Tourism (DOT) got the award on behalf of the Iloilo City Government.

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Mayor Jerry P. Treñas received the ASEAN Clean Tourist City Awardee plaque from DOT regional director Atty. Helen Catalbas during Monday’s flag ceremony.

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ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award 2020-2022 is given to cities that have endeavored to beautify public areas, improved the environment and sanitation, enhanced urban spaces and promoted their man-made and natural attractions.

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“The said award is given to cities that have endeavored to beautify public areas, improved the environment and sanitation, enhanced urban spaces and promoted their man-made and natural attractions,” Treñas said. “We have done a lot of things to keep Iloilo City clean and beautiful, so we are very proud of this achievement.”

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ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard (ACTCS) Award aims to provide member states with a tool that will improve their tourism quality, increase marketing competitiveness but also improve the situation of residents and livelihood by alleviating poverty.

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ACTCS assessed the cities based on seven indicators: 1. Environmental management, 2. Cleanliness, 3. Waste Management, 4. Awareness-Building about Environmental Protection and Cleanliness, 5. Green Spaces, 6. Health Safety, Urban Safety, and Security; and 7. Tourism Infrastructure and Facilities.(Iloilo City.

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