Provincial Tourism Council

The organization of the Provincial Tourism Council (PTC) is vital in integrating government and private sector involvement in the formulation of tourism development plans for the Province of Batangas and in recommending proposals for necessary legislation by the Sanggunian Panlalawigan.

The PTC will serve as the consultative body and representative on all matters pertaining to the tourism industry in the Province of Batangas and in sustaining its status as a premier growth area and leading tourist destination.

Its functions and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Formulate tourism development proposals for legislation;
2. Consultative body on issues regarding Provincial tourism industry;
3. Recommend programs to develop tourism facilities / attractions with government and private sector cooperation ;
4. Support Government Environmental Protection programs;
5. Support efforts in cleanliness and beautification activities;
6. Strictly enforce sanitary standards in public facilities, tourist sites and destinations; and
7. Perform such other functions as maybe prescribed by Law or Ordinance

The composition of PTC:

HON. HERMILANDO I. MANDANAS
Chairman
Governor

HON. CLAUDETTE AMBIDA-ALDAY
Vice Chairman
Chairman – Committee on Tourism, History, Culture & Arts

MR. JUAN P. LOZANO
President
Managing Director, FAITH

MR. TONY REYES
Vice President
Marketing Manager, STAR Tollway Corporation

DR. IRENE DE VILLA
Secretary
Dean, University of Batangas

MS. CLARISSA MACATANGAY
Treasurer
Vice President, SM Travel Lodge

MS. WENDY BAUTISTA
Public Relations Officer
PR Manager, SM City Lipa

DR. FE MEDINA
Auditor
Managing Consultant, LPU Batangas

MR. JOSE ANTONIO LEVISTE
Senior Adviser
Former Governor of Batangas

HON. WILLIAM ENRIQUEZ
Adviser
Mayor of San Nicolas

Members:
Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs Officer
Provincial Planning and Development Officer
Provincial Information Officer
Schools Division Superintendent, DepEd Batangas
PNP Provincial Director
Representative, Parish Council
Representative, Academe
Representative, Restaurant Association
Representative, Resort Owners Association
Representative, Hotel Owners Association
Representative, Travel and Tours Operators
Representative, Transport Sector
Representative, Civic Sector (Samahang Batangueña, BSP, OSY, Senior Citizens Group, PWDs)