The 16 barangays of the capital town of Aklan are urged to identify their respective areas suited for tourism. Kalibo Sangguniang Bayan Member Philipp Kimpo Jr., who presented the proposal to the local council recently, said that tourism is more than just festivals and scenic destinations. He said it can also focus on sports, culinary and cottage tourism, agri-tourism and activities...
A six-day food festival is set here starting on June 18 to showcase the flavors of Aklan. The activity is part of the annual food festival organized by the Kalibo Ati-Atihan Tourism Council (KATC). Now on its 22nd year, the food festival will unveil Aklan’s native dishes and exotic foods including the famous “Tamilok” or woodworm. KATC President Mariquit Lao said the...
The Kalibo Pastrana Park is now being upgraded as another tourism destination here, an official said. “We hope for the Pastrana Park to become a safe and neat place to relax, especially this coming summer season,” said Councilor Cynthia Dela Cruz, chair of the Committee on Environment. Part of the park upgrading is the landscaping with more trees and flowers and...

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