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Captions, Cha Octiva

Finally, Jimenez in AIT

DOT Sec. Jimenez gets off his car. UP administration and AIT warmly welcomes him with great smiles.

Cha Octiva looks at the third speaker for the Tourism Secretaries Lecture Series. DoT Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr., an advertising executive who accepted President Aquino’s invitation for a public post, has presented AIT his vision and plans for Philippine tourism.

Both the Secretary and the UP President are alumni of the university.

A pure-blooded UP student since kindergarten challenges UP AIT students to strive to create business in tourism.

Jimenez's lecture is a blockbuster hit. Known for his eloquence, his talk has been one of the most awaited this year.

The rest of the AIT faculty seriously listens to Jimenez's recent updates on the industry. The secretary mentions that last year, there were 3.7 million people in the country that were employed in tourism-related activities.

Questions: It's more (fun) in AIT.

Forging a better relationship. AIT Dean Miguela M. Mena presents the secretary with a plaque of appreciation. She has been waiting for the visit since October.

Super star.


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