Ex-DOT spox Bengzon is new executive director of Philippine hotel owners’ org


MANILA, Philippines — Former tourism undersecretary and spokesperson Benito “Bong” Bengzon is taking up a brand new function as government director of the Philippine Resort Homeowners Affiliation.

Bengzon assumes his new put up on the non-profit and non-stock group composed of homeowners of the rustic’s primary lodging suppliers together with accommodations, lodges, and repair residences, PHOA, greater than two months since he retired from govt provider.

Throughout his stint at DOT, Bengzon, undersecretary for Tourism Construction, was once fascinated by building making plans, technique formula, bilateral negotiations, advertising, investments promotion, and product building. He additionally spearheaded the crafting of the Tourism Reaction and Restoration Plan.

He served the tourism company for 35 years.

As he joins a company carefully related to the tourism business, Bengzon is dedicated to help in making PHOA the dominant voice in representing personal companies within the lodging sector.

For his new function, he promised to make significant and maintain contributions to the advocacy of the affiliation.

PHOA has been pooling in combination skills and assets that suggest the advance of the Philippine lodging business.

Throughout the pandemic, the affiliation persevered to hunt partnerships with esteemed organizations to supply extra unique trainings that can additional broaden high quality provider amongst its resort participants.

“PHOA stays dedicated to representing the industry house owners within the lodging sector, extra importantly, in boards the place govt insurance policies are concerned,” it mentioned.

In the meantime, PHOA president Arthur Lopez welcomed Bengzon’s new put up within the group.

“Together with his huge revel in and broad wisdom concerning the tourism business within the Philippines, we’re assured that Mr. Bengzon will lend a hand PHOA and its resort participants in making improvements to the standard of provider that we offer,” Lopez mentioned.

“We’re happy that an skilled public servant has joined PHOA. I’m positive that our affiliation and the resort business stakeholders might be correctly represented in all our private and non-private engagements,” he added.