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Monday, February 25, 2019

Baguio City as wedding capital of the Philippines
Cordillera - Couples planning to get married would want to choose Baguio City as the perfect venue for the most important day of their lives. Aside from being the Summer Capital and a premier tourists destination in the country, Baguio city is now becoming a wedding capital especially that the city council of Baguio has proposed an ordinance making it as honeymooner's haven of the north.

In fact the ordinance has already been approved on the first reading.

Baguio city has so many reasons to be declared as the wedding capital of the Philippines. The romantic scenery and the cool weather are almost perfect for couples to hold their wedding and spend their honeymoon. 

The city has so many establishments like beautiful hotels, food and wedding businesses that can cater to wedding needs. 

Also, as stipulated in the ordinance, many couples from different parts of the world often choose Baguio City to hold their important events because of the cool climate.

These are the reasons, Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr, the author of the ordinance wanted Baguio to be declared as Honeymooner's Haven and wedding destination of the north. 

According to Yangot, the adoption of the measure is seen as one of the major drivers of the local economy as many of the hotels and business establishments would double their profits because of this ordinance.

Tax incentives would also be given to hotel owners and operators who are supportive to this program. A 10 percent exemption from payment of business taxes of their gross sales will be given to them if they hosted wedding and honeymoon events. 


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