Tourism in Southern Cebu gets digital boost from Talk ‘N Text, Internet.org

Members of people’s organizations in Aloguinsan, Cebu create their own website as part of the Panalo Community training sponsored by Talk ‘N Text and organized by Grassroots Travel.

FOUR eco-tourism groups in Aloguinsan, Cebu are now ready to move to the digital space after attending the Panalo Community Training sponsored by Talk ‘N Text, the value brand of Smart Communications, Inc., and organized by Grassroots Travel, a local company working with communities to help promote responsible and sustainable travel.

Internet vital to businesses, groups told in ‘Panalo Ang May Alam’ Communities launch

CONNECTIVITY, RETAILER PACKAGES. Representatives from partner communities in Aloguinsan, Boljoon, Samboan and Santander receive connectivity and retailer packages from Smart and Talk ‘N Text. The packages include a laptop, a pocket Wi-Fi, printer, and Android phones.

Online promotions and word of mouth referrals through social networks helped a community in Aloguinsan build its eco-tourism project into what it is now: a sustainable project that has become a benchmark for other places embarking on a similar program.