Clark catches MICE ‘fever’

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Signage at the Clark International Airport, an international gateway to the Philippines within Clark Freeport Zone, in Pampanga.

THE Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is working with the Department of Tourism (DOT) to develop the Clark Freeport in Pampanga as a major MICE (meetings, incentive tours, conventions, exhibitions) destination.

“The idea for Clark is to become a major MICE player in the region, since we have our own airport. Everything is 5-10 minutes away from the airport,” said BCDA president and Chief Executive Officer Vivencio “Vince” B. Dizon in an interview with the BusinessMirror.

Manuel A. Roxas Highway cuts through Clark Freeport in Pampanga. To its left is the Clark Veterans Cemetery. SM City Clark can be seen in the background, with Mount Arayat peeking through the clouds.

Dizon added he is closely working with Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat to design a master plan

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