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Mayor Krisel Lagman-Luistro: Act Fast, Learn from Experience

Mayor Krisel Lagman-Luistro: Act Fast, Learn from Experience

MAYOR Krisel Lagman-Luistro is the female leader of the City of Tabaco in the province of Albay in the Philippines. The city is surrounded by volcanoes and waterfalls – home to the Mayon Volcano, the most active volcano in the Philippines and, thus, it is used to...

Go Self-Driving Bus, Go-Gunsan

Go Self-Driving Bus, Go-Gunsan

GUNSAN has drawn attention as the first local government establishing a new transportation infrastructure for sustainable tourism: a self-driving bus. The city’s eco-friendly transportation service drives new waves of sustainable tourism in local community. According...

Mayor Alex Walker: Thrive Together

Mayor Alex Walker: Thrive Together

Mayor Alex Walker leads the Central Hawke’s Bay in New Zealand. The district is home to the beautiful beaches and historic homesteads with a cozy population of 14,412 people. Mayor Alex Walker is the district’s female mayor - elected twice as the district’s mayor....

Tourism 4.0 during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tourism 4.0 during the COVID-19 Pandemic

TOURISM is one of many sectors hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. Becoming one of the main local revenue generators, tourism is the important sector local governments need to soon recover in order to support local economic development. Responding to this situation,...