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Startup Weekend Bohol: Tourism Edition

Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism Edition
The Official brand of Startup Weekend Bohol: Tourism

After the successful hosting of the 5th VICTOR Conference, 1st Education Summit and 3rd Creative Congress, Bohol is embarking on hosting another first in the Philippines.

The 3rd Startup Weekend Bohol will be happening this April 28, 29 and 30 at the renowned Bohol Bee Farm focusing on the convergence of technology and tourism

Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism will be the first themed vertical Startup Weekend in the Philippines.

It’s an event where we bring together different stakeholders in the tourism and tech sector to work together to create a number of projects that would help and improve the tourism industry in Bohol and the Philippines.

The event seeks to provide a platform where these two industries (the tourism industry and the tech industry) to come together and work on issues in the tourism sector that could be resolved with the help of modern technology.

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour program that encourages entrepreneurship, engages the community, and fosters a mentality of “learning by doing” amongst its participants.

Startup Weekend has held 2000+ events in 135+ countries around the world, and we are looking forward to making a big dent in Bohol.

By organizing Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism, we hope for a strong partnership with the ICT players and tourism industry stakeholders in developing Bohol as a world class technologically advanced tourism hub in the country wherein we use ICT as a tool in steering local tourism, economic development and poverty reduction in the province. and the country.

We welcome partners from different industries especially from the technology and tourism sector to help us in making Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism a success.

We are looking forward to experts sharing to participants their insights in the tourism industry’s needs to further enhance existing programs, tools, and systems but to also witness and be able to take part in the nurturing of our budding entrepreneurs that are hoping to make a dent in the tourism sector.

This event is organized by members of the Bohol ICT Council.

You can register for Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-weekend-bohol-tourism-tickets-31317567688?aff=erelexpmlt

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Places

Boffo: Serene Sanctuary

Hi everyone!

I am here again to share these awesome places which are not usually known to many people. Places that are not really on majorities itineraries.

I bring you this time, the Boffo Resort.

If you are looking for a place to unwind, relax or meditate. This is the place.

Located at Brgy. Basdio, Sandingan Island, Loon, Bohol: this is a Serene Sanctuary.

Why Serene Sanctuary?

Its large infinity pool with an overlooking view of the sea and island of Bohol, it will heal your burnt-out soul as you ponder upon the beauty of nature.

Its modern but nature-inspired amenities that will bring you closer to nature but not far way from modernization.

The rooms are beautiful with an accommodating staff that will surely bring you your heart’s desire.

It has even a air conditioned bathroom!

Where else can you see that kind of comfort?!

Man, how I wish everybody could be here and experience how lovely this place is.

Some may say that this place is a redundancy to all resorts out there that dots the island of Bohol. I say, you should check this place out.

For all those restless souls, stressed-out hearts or even a honeymoon that wants some peace with their love-making, this is the place that you want to be.

Some photos taken at Boffo Resort:

More photos can be seen HERE.

Experience Boffo!
Experience Bohol!

Experience Philippines!

 

Captures

What’ya Doin?

I love to look at this picture.

It seems like the kid in grey is looking at that girl with the look; “What’ya doin?”.

It a playful thought as kids are curious in every aspect of their life.

Where was this curiosity of us has gone?

When did it vanish?

Did we lose it the day we saw life as a stressful place, a place where sufferings are the truth and happiness is an illusion?

Just askin.