Ang pamahalaang lungsod ng Quezon, sa pamamagitan ng Quezon City Tourism Department (QCTD) ay naka-isip ng magandang plano na nakaka-aliw sa mga dadayo, para maisulong ang turismo sa lungsod, na kung saan ito ay bukas sa lahat para magkaroon ng oportunidad na magsaya at kumita.
Nitong nakaraang Sept. 5, 2016 , inilungsad ng pamahalaang lungsod Quezon ang unveilig para sa bagong kampanya ukol sa turismo, na ang slogan ay “QC Welcomes You” (WeIcome sa QC!). Ito’y makikita sa Activity Maps at website QCTourism.net, . Ito ay pinangunahan ni Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista at mga opisyal ng Lunsod. Kasama dito ang top tourism stakesholders, media, at ang socio-civic organizations na kung saan aktibo sa Quezon City tourism industry. ito ay ginanap sa Bulwagang Amoranto, 3rd flr., High Rise Building , Quezon city Hall Complex.
“As the birthplace of many important milestones and ‘peaceful’ revolutions that shaped the nation’s history, Quezon City is again on high gear as we create another legacy, this time for the future generation, through this fortified tourism campaign. Tourism is close to my heart. Even when I was still a Councilor until I became Mayor, I saw to it that Tourism is always at the city’s agenda, its role is pivotal to the city’s progress,” ayon kay Mayor Bautista. “By elevating the city’s tourism industry, Quezon City also sparks investment opportunities with its thriving, business-friendly environment.”
“If the tourism industry is robust, then businesses will be encouraged to open. If businesses will flourish, there will be employment. If there will be employment for all, then crime and lawlessness can be eradicated,” the Mayor added.
Ayon naman kay Tourism Head Divine Pascua “By promoting the City’s unique appeal and potential as a thriving tourism and business location, we can distinguish Quezon City from other city-destinations in the country. These new information dissemination campaign efforts will greatly help us integrate our tourism strategies while at the same time diversify our overall offer to more people,”
“With the new tourism slogan ‘QC Welcomes You!’, we welcome everyone to visit the city. It’s all here. … The city has lined up a lot of tourism-related projects that will change its landscape. This is just the beginning of a lot of exciting things to come as we welcome everyone – young and old, locals or foreigners – to see and experience the city.”
“Through a new online tourism portal (www.QCTourism.net), Quezon City aims to extend its reach and to involve young citizens. Bannering the slogan “WELCOMES” (acronym for Walk, Enjoy, Learn, Celebrate, Overnight, Meditate, Eat, and Shop), the website contains Activity Suggestions to heighten the interest of local and foreign visitors to try the different and diverse activities of the city. It also reminds us of one of our landmarks, the Welcome Rotunda which is the gateway to the city from Manila,” she said.
Ang bagong unveiling na opisyal na website ng QC ay magpo-promote sa napakaraming atraksiyon sa lungsod, na kinabibilangan ng Pugad Lawin, Quezon city Memorial Circle, QCX, Quezon Home, Tandang Sora shrine, Araneta Coliseum, Eastwood City, Maginhawa st., UP Campus, at iba pa. (Click picture below to enlarge)
Pugad lawin shrine Araneta Coliseum
Quezon City Memorial Circle Pylon La Naval
Eastwood City QCX