8 Nov 2021
The Local Government Unit of Bolinao headed by Hon. Alfonso F. Celeste, MD thru its Tourism Office conveys its profound gratitude to the Department of Tourism Regional Office 1(DOT R1) in partnership with Archipelago Consultancy for having chosen the Bolinao Association of Tour Guides (BATOG) as the recipient of the "Angat Turismo for Community Based Tourism Organization (CBTO): Occupational First Aid and Basic Life Support Project" on November 8-9, 2021 held at the Punta Riviera Resort, Bolinao, Pangasinan.
The two-day training aimed of giving the local tourism stakeholders/ tour guides with the adequate knowledge, practical skills to effectively provide life support, assess and treat injuries or illness, maintain care and comfort during the event of incidence in the workplace and sustain someone's life in the advent of medical emergency in many instances. Angat Turismo aid such as life jackets and spineboard were awarded to the association during the closing program. The First aid does not just promote faster recovery, it help save lives.