Real Estate and Tourism at 20th CREBA Convention


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Real Estate and Tourism at 20th CREBA Convention

  1. 1. PRESS RELEASE - July 22, 2011Real Estate and Tourism at 20th CREBA Convention The influx of tourists, balikbayans, and Overseas Filipinos visiting the country brings unprecedented interest, opportunities and resources to the Philippine economy. In the midst of all these positive developments, real estate remains GORAYEB as the best option for solid investment, resilient amidsteconomic booms and busts and other turbulences of the past. The 20th National Convention of the Chamber of Real Estate & Builders’Associations, Inc. (CREBA) to be held from October 6-7, 2011 at the Marriot HotelManila, Newport Complex, Pasay City focuses on the synergy between tourismand real estate as effective twin engines of growth to rev up the Philippineeconomy. The real estate industry serves as the “facilities provider” in support ofthe national tourism development programs and initiatives under R.A. 9593 orthe National Tourism Act of 2009 that bring to fore emerging global tourismconcepts as embodied in the TIEZA Law, the entertainment cities, medical &wellness tourism and retirement havens for the world’s baby boomers, amongothers. According to Mr. Charlie A. V. Gorayeb, CREBA National President, theConvention, dubbed as the 2011 CREBA Tourism & Real Estate Congress with thetheme “Tourists Today, Real Estate Investors Tomorrow”, shall provide theneeded perspectives on these global concepts and tap into the unlimitedopportunities of these emerging and fast expanding markets. To achieve thisobjective, local and foreign speakers have been lined-up to deliver a
  2. 2. comprehensive and balanced perspective of the opportunities the conventioncan offer. Aside from the learning sessions, the Convention will include anInvestment and Exhibit Center for interested investors and buyers highlightingselected property development projects and government agencies to guideparticipants through the investment process, the first CREBA Founder MannySerrano Golf Cup and daily fellowship programs featuring the Kundiman ChoraleCompetition for Chapters and the CREBA Gala and Recognition Night. In an official endorsement by Secretary Alberto A. Lim, the Department ofTourism encouraged its partners and stakeholders to explore the variouspossibilities of the Convention to their associations and businesses andacknowledged CREBA’s dynamic initiatives in promoting tourism and providing anassembly for working relations among stakeholders from various industries. Interested parties may contact CREBA via telephone numbers 373-2270 to75 or email address