BAGAC, Bataan – The underdeveloped segment of the three coastal villages here are reportedly on the top list among the development scope in the priority sites of the corporate management study groups to establish world – class resorts, hotels and housing facilities for the tourism market.
Real estate developers and commercial property leasing firms have described the unique ecological advantages and rich natural resources spots of the three coastal villages of Quinawan, Paisawan and Binuangan spanning about 50 kilometer coastline from the boundary of the industrial town of Mariveles to Bagac town proper as relatively ideal for emerging tourism and travel business .
Nick S. Ancheta, Bagac municipal administrator, has acknowledged considerable positive reactions from prospective locators from Metro Manila and Central Luzon of the socio-economic development and urban planning scheme of the future site of the first–class leisure and recreational centers with hotels and health retirement villages and potential location of Special Economic Zone under the auspice of the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB).
Mayor Louise Gabriel Q. del Rosario of this town had created the integrated socio-economic development program with representatives from various key sectors of the community which would carry out a workable task of formulating a healthy, retirement concept of tourism-oriented industry and peaceful industrial zone in the localities.
According to Ancheta, Mayor Del Rosario has expressed his goal of formulating an efficient and effective systematic tourism master development plan which eventually makes the historic and cultural town a preferred tourist destination in Central Luzon.
He added with the fast growing tourism industry, like eco-tourism is one of fastest growing segments of tourism worldwide which involves responsible traveling to natural areas and improvement of heritage sites are absolutely necessary when targeting a genuine public and private partnership for the benefit of tourism and cultural industry which may become the principal sources of revenue of the third-class coastal town of Bataan.
Mayor del Rosario spelled out several projects which would transform the historical sites, one of the two World War ll infamous Death March starting points in Bataan, Friendship Tower, and world-class beach resorts and the Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar into a significant educational and vacation spots in Central Luzon.
Mr.Jerry Acuzar, one of the country’s respected property developers and proprietor of a multi-billion peso heritage resort, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in the coastal village of Pag-asa, this town, has provided valuable inputs identifying places to be renovated to create a progressive commercial district which would complement the world-class heritage resort.