In celebration of the Hotel and Restaurant Tourism or HRT Weekend in the City of Pines, the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB) has prepared numerous activities to make the celebration exciting for everyone.
HRT Weekend 2019 Schedule of Activities
September 30, 2019
On September 30, 2019, Mr. and Ms. HRAB candidates will be competing in the following events:
- Swimwear Competition
- Search for the Darling of the Press
October 6, 2019
In partnership with MB Alabanza, a bonafide HRAB member, a projected 7.6-kilometer long Longanisa will be parading along Session Road on October 6, 2019 for the 3rd edition of the Longest Baguio longanisa.
After this, the longanisa will be offered to the public on a discounted price.
October 7, 2019
On October 7, 2019 will be the Mr. and Ms. HRAB Coronation Night. The new Mr. and Ms. HRAB will be crowned at Baguio Country Club’s Cordillera Convention Hall. Winners will become the city’s ambassador and ambassadress for local tourism industry.
October 10-12, 2019
Competitions for hospital industry professionals and students will be held from October 10-12, 2019 in different establishments owned by HRAB members. The events will be avenues for the participants to showcase their abilities and knowledge on the different aspects the trade.
This year, there will be separate competitions for hospitality professionals and students prepared by the organizers.
- 28 competitions for students
- 26 competitions for professionals
As per HRAB officials, there are 30 schools who will be joining the competitions for students and 10 hospitality establishments planning to compete for the events intended for professionals.
HRT Weekend for Baguio City
The HRT Weekend, a celebration led by the private sector, aims to help promote Baguio City as a major tourist destination that recognizes the importance of the hospitality industry.
And for the past years, HRT Weekend has been a successful celebration of hospitality and culinary events with growing number of participation even from outside the city.
source: Public Information Office – Baguio