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Monday, November 21, 2016

Baguio City - Chosen as one of the Place to Host Miss Universe 2017

Baguio City, dubbed as the Summer Capital of the Philippines will be among the places that was chosen to be visited by Miss Universe participants next year.

According to the Philippine Information Agency or PIA Cordillera Chapter, Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB) president De Leon said that "at least 30 candidates from various countries will come to the city before the coronation night on January 30, 2017". But the exact date to when the Miss Universe candidate will visit the city is 'yet to be determined', according to De Leon.

Among the recommended tourist sites for the participants to tour are the Mansion, the Country Club and Camp John Hay including the Philippine Military Academy.

The Department of trade (DOT) put an estimates of about more than $10 million for the Philippine government to disbursed in hosting the Miss Universe however, the cost will be shouldered by SM owner Henry Sy and Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada. 

Having one of the most prestigious beauty contest in the Planet hosted in the city will definitely bring Baguio and the Cordillera region in the top list of international destination for tourist. 

Baguio city is known to be a cold city with its low temperature. Visitors both local and international will enjoy the many enjoyable and exciting activities that the city and nearby town can offer.  


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