Aklan Spearheads the Conduct of the Tourism Week Celebration 2017

The Provincial Government of Aklan through the Aklan Provincial Tourism Office (APTO) and the Aklan Tourism Officers Association (AKTOA) shall spearhead this year’s annual conduct of the  Tourism Week Celebration come September 20-23, 2017 with various highlight activities under the theme, “Sustainable Tourism, A Tool For Development”.

The different activities shall include,


Day 1 – September 20, 2017, Wednesday

7:30 AM      Thanksgiving Mass at Kalibo Cathedral

8:30 AM      Motorcade from Kalibo Pastrana Park to the Provincial Capitol

9:30 AM      Bag Decorating Contest at the Provincial Capitol Bldg. Lobby

3:00 PM     Opening Program at the CityMall Kalibo Activity Center

4:00 PM     Opening of Tinda Turismo at CityMall Kalibo Activity Center


Day 2 –  September 21, 2017, Thursday

8:00 AM     Tourism Congress at the Aklan Training Center

5:00 PM     Talento Para Sa Turismo and “Dungog” Awards Night at the ABL Sports Complex


Day 3 – September 22, 2017, Friday

8:00 AM     Familiarization Tour for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and Senior Citizens of Aklan At the Basura Garden, Piña Weaving in Banga, Jumarap Farmers Hand Garden, Papierus Arts And Crafts, Museo it Akean, Piña Weaving in Kalibo, and Luncheon at Talabahan Village

9:00 AM – 11:30 AM     Tourism Quiz Bee at the Aklan Training Center

1:00 PM     Laro Ng Lahi at Goding Ramos Park, Provincial Capitol Grounds

                  Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination at the Provincial Capitol Bldg. Lobby


Day 4 – September 23, 2017, Saturday

9:00 AM     Sabor Akean Cooking Challenge at Mrs. Benedict’s Garden, Old Buswang, Kalibo, Aklan

3:00 PM     Color Wave Music Festival in partnership with ALJOEMIX Lights & Sounds at the Kalibo Pastrana Park


An invitation is extended to all Aklanon constituents, visitors to participate and witness the province’s  tourism week celebration.