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by: Darlene Joy V. Acosta, PITO-La Union

La Union Surfing Break (LUSB) was adjudged as Best Tourism Event in the Philippines (Sports Category) as conferred by the Department of Tourism and the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (DOT-ATOP) during the18th ATOP National Convention Pearl Awards on October 6, 2017 at Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City.

The Hall of Fame Award was also given to La Union Surfing Break for having won the same award for three consecutive years. It bagged the same award in year 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2nd place in 2014 for the same category.
The ATOP Pearl Awards is an award-giving body designed to honor creative works and exceptional services of the people in the tourism industry. The award is a manifestation of the remarkable practices, innovations and projects of Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) which is a vital part of a fast growing and active tourism industry in the province. It recognizes the effort of the people behind the success of the event and it sends a strong message to the constituents that their ingenious works and distinctive services and its cause are not going to be declined nor taken for granted but are remembered.

LUSB is a multi-sectoral tourism project of the PGLU in partnership with DOT – RO1, Municipal Government of San Juan, La Union Conventions and Visitors Bureau, San Juan Resort Restaurant Hotel Association, Inc. and La Union Surf Club.

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