Tourism Convergence Program: Facilitating Local Economic Growth

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  • Tourism Convergence Program: Facilitating Local Economic Growth
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  • National Tourism Development Plan Strategic Direction 1: Develop and market competitive tourist products and destinations Strategic Direction 2: Improve market access, connectivity and destination infrastructure Strategic Direction 3: Improve tourism institutional governance and human resources To develop a highly competitive and environmentally and socially responsible tourism that delivers more widely distributed income and employment opportunities
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  • 7/3/2015 Job Creation Investment Mobilization Revenue Generation Tourism Development Program DOT TIEZA TPB IA DFPC NPDC PRA PCSSD Concerned National Government Agencies/Private Sector DPWH, DOTC, DOTC- MIAA, DOTC CIAC, DOTC CAAP, DOJ-BI, NAPOCOR, NEA, DOF- BOC, DFA DTI-BOI, NCCA, DENR- PAWB, DepEd-National Museum, DOLE, DOLE- NWPC, Tourism Congress DOLE-TESDA, DOH, DILG National Tourism Development Plan Market Access, Connectivity and Destination Infrastructure Competitive Products and Destinations Market Access, Connectivity and Destination Infrastructure Local Government Units
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  • 4 Tourism Road Convergence Program (DOT-DPWH) TOURISM ACT OF 2009 RA 9593 Section 34. Tourism Infrastructure Program. The Department (DOT), in accordance with the National Tourism Development Plan (NTDP) and local government initiatives, shall coordinate with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Department of Transportation and Communications in the establishment of a tourism infrastructure program in the respective work programs of said agencies, identifying therein vital access roads, airports, seaports and other infrastructure requirement in identified tourism areas. The said agencies and the DBM shall accord priority status to the funding of this tourism infrastructure program.
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  • Airports and Seaports Attractions/ Tourist Sites Road Access Tourist Service Centres Access, Connectivity and Infrastructure Softscapes: Rest Area Facilities Rest Area Facilities Streetlights Streetlights Tourism Information Signages Tourism Information Signages Road Signages Road Signages
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  • 6 Convergence Technical Working Group Chairman Asec. Rolando Caizal Chairman Dir. Constante Llanes, Jr. DOT Planning DPWH Planning Service DOT Regional Offices DPWH Regional Offices DOT Champion Usec. Daniel Corpuz DPWH Champion Asec. Maria Catalina Cabral
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  • 7 Tourism Road Infrastructure Project Prioritization Criteria (TRIPPC) Three-stage Evaluation and Prioritization Process PRE-QUALIFICATION Automatic disqualification if road proposal fails to meet ANY of 5 Requirements PRIORITIZATION more tourism-oriented CUT-OFF = 60 POINTS READINESS roads with more technical documents and have undergone more consultations shall receive priority in funding 1 2 3 MUST PASS ALL: 1.Maps 2.< 60 kms from gateway or service center 3.Existing Road/With Existing ROWA 4.Concept Study & Consulted 5.RDC-endorsed CRITERIAPOINTS Arrivals50 Accommodation25 Facilities25
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  • 8 Process Flow for the Evaluation and Approval of Annual Tourism Road Infrastructure Program Road Project Proponents DOT or DPWH Central Office Proposals transmitted to REGIONAL TWG for Evaluation DOT Secretary transmit the approved annual tourism road program to DPWH Secretary Submission to CENTRAL TWG for Validation, Review, Consolidation and Programming TCC approves the annual tourism road infrastructure program Letter regret to the proponent TWG prepares Annual Tourism Road Infrastructure Program: 1. Results of evaluation A. Proposals that are in the regular DPWH proram B. Proposals that meet the criteria in the order of priority ranking a. Within the budget (fiscal space) b. To be considered when there is additional fiscal space 2.Multi-year program and forward estimates DPWH Secretary includes the TCC approval in the annual budget of the Department
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  • 9 Technical Working Group
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  • 10 Conference and Capacity-building
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  • Annual Tourism Infrastructure Program In Php B 2.0 1B National roads 1B Access to ports and airports 14.7 200% 50% 344% 37% FY 2012FY 2013FY 2014 LENGTH402 Kms.598 Kms.737 Kms.
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  • 13 STATUS OF TOURISM ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS 202 Road Projects Funded (2011-2013) Php 54.1 Billion: Total Estimated Cost 2,072.5 Kms. : Total Project Length Accomplishments: Completed 30 road projects 718 Kms. Or 35% of the total project length On-going 169 road projects Not yet started 3 road projects
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  • 15 Open TRIP: Transparency and Accountability in the Tourism Road Infrastructure Projects PRIORITIZATION AND FUNDING IMPLEMENT MONITORING & EVALUATION Databases & GIS Maps
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  • 16 Operation and Maintenance Project MOA with LGUs (individual LGUs) for local tourism roads Signatory: RDs of DOT and DPWH, head of LGU who has jurisdiction of road built Commitment to OPERATIONS MAINTENANCE/AFTER IMPLEMENTATION Safeguarding of the right of way against illegal occupants Commitment to submit Sanggunian Resolution for maintenance fund Turn-over to and acceptance by the LGU head DOT: monitoring and evaluation of outcomes and impacts DPWH: provide technical assistance on engineering services (e.g. maintenance standards)
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  • Enriching the Power and Reach of Poor Communities (DOT- DSWD-DPWH) Upscaling the Tourism Infrastructure Network (DOT-DPWH- TIEZA-Road Board) Enhancing Tourism Access for New Growth Opportunities (DOT-DOTC-CAAP-PPA) Enhancing Tourism Skills and Employment (DOT-TESDA- CHED) 7/3/2015 Other Tourism Convergence
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  • Clear purpose and direction for convergence as well as outcome Select one economic driver and letting other economic activities to revolve around Select champion/s and instill commitment among working group/s Resources will come along if programs and projects are well define based on PLAN 7/3/2015 Learning ..
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  • 19 Thank You!