Through the invitation of the Department of Tourism (DOT) Region6, Aklan and other provinces in Western Visayas participated in a booth exhibit during the North Philippines Tourism & Travel Expo2018 on November 16-18, 2018 at SM City Clark, Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City, Pampanga. This expo is an anticipated prestigious annual gathering  of the region’s various tourism representatives of the government and private sectors. This event serves as a venue where the industry’s product development goals and the government’s thrust on infrastructure development are discussed.  The expo aims to draw both local and international attention to visit the Philippines. 

                This year’s presentation also showcased the region’s local handicrafts intricately-designed, handwoven and crafted out of indigenous materials of every locality through a fashion show.