Food tourism improves the relationship between Qatar and Philippines

Published on : Monday, June 26, 2017

Qatar and PhilippinesThe chairman of the United Filipino Organizations in Qatar or the UFOQ explained that food tourism is one of the sectors that could additionally enhance trade and cultural relations between the Qatar and Philippines.

Filipino restaurants and eateries occupied the center stage among all Philippine businesses at the opening ceremony of the 119th Philippine Independence Day celebration which would be concluded tomorrow at City Centre Rotana, as explained by Ressie S Fos, UFOQ chairman. Organized by the Philippine embassy in Doha and Ufoq, in partnership with Kulinarya Qatar, the event not only honor the independence of Philippines’ but also focuses to improve and encourage the business of the country and uplift the Filipino entrepreneurial spirit in the local market.

To quote Fos, ‘Food represents the many facets a country can offer to local and international tourists. Regional provinces in the Philippines showcase their own local cuisine, which attracts many tourists to their respective areas; and the attention generated by these visitors will definitely have an impact on the tourism and business sectors.’
Citing the annual Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF), Fos said Qatar Tourism Authority underline the responsibility of food tourism in endorsing unity by welcoming different cultures across the world together through global cuisine.

Kulinarya Qatar, an initiative by the Philippine embassy launched in 2015, “serves as a vehicle to promote Filipino cuisine in this part of the world, and it aims to attract Qatari tourists and other expatriates to explore the Philippines either for leisure or business.”


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