Mocha Uson’s Mistake In Saying That Mayon Is In Naga Reportedly Boosted The Tourism Of Bicol

Mocha Uson’s mistake is said to have a positive effect in the tourism of the province of Bicol, according to DOT Regional Director

Behind the bad implication that some associated with the unintentional mistake of Presidential Communications Operations Office Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson, it somehow done something good in the tourism industry of Bicol.

It can be recalled the the PCOO Asec. was criticized by people on social media for mistakenly saying that Mayon volcano is in Naga instead of Albay.

This was already clarified by the appointed government official on her blog and she apologized for her mistake, based on a previous report.

Despite that, there are still people who continue to criticize Uson for her mistake and many perceived that it has a negative effect, on the other hand, it was said that it even helped Bicol’s tourism.

Tourism in Bicol boosted by Mocha Uson's mistake
(file photo/Forbes)

According to Department of Tourism Regional Director Benjamin Santiago, it has a positive effect for their province.

The DOT Regional Director believes that Asec. Mocha Uson’s mistake did a great thing for the tourism industry in Bicol Region, based on the article recently published in Pinoy Trending.

He sees that beyond the negative implication that other people see to the unintentional mistake of the Asec., he still sees the positive effect of this to their province.

In addition, he also said that he just laugh when he sees memes and edited pictures of the perfect cone-shaped volcano being placed in other parts of the Philippines.

According to Santiago, the mistake of the PCOO Asec. Mocha Uson helped the Mayon volcano to be more popular.

He also said that without the knowledge of several netizens, they are also helping to boost the tourism of the said province and the tourist spot when they are posting the right location of Mayon.

“The more they talk about it, the more na nagiging popular ang Mayon sa mga bako taga Albay,” the DOT Regional Director iterated based on the report.

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