Annalisa Burgos is the 28th SKAL International Makati Tourism Personality Awardee in the Broadcast Media categorySeasoned international journalist Annalisa Burgos was recognized for her contributions in promoting sustainable tourism at the 28th SKAL International Makati Tourism Personality Awards held at the New World Hotel in Makati on August 30.
Burgos, who anchors “Early Edition” on ANC and serves as the channel’s managing editor, won in the Broadcast Media category.
“It’s a privilege to receive this award and to promote the Philippines as a tourist destination,” said Burgos. “Part of my goal as a journalist is to spread the love for the Philippines, show the world that our country has so many different things to offer, while also encouraging Filipinos to travel overseas. The world is small and everyone can work together.”
Burgos currently produces and hosts a segment on ANC called “Food Diplomacy,” where she sits down with foreign dignitaries to discuss food, culture, politics, bilateral ties and internation issues.
Prior to joining ANC, Burgos worked as a journalist in eight cities around the world. The SKAL International Makati Tourism Personality Awards recognizes individuals whose achievements and contributions have created a significant impact on the tourism industry.
Winners from ABS-CBN in 2017 include entertainment production head Laurenti Dyogi and Themed Experiences Inc. head Cookie Bartolome.
SKAL International Makati, an association of travel and tourism professionals, confers the awards in partnership with the Department of Tourism, Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority, Tourism Promotions Board, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation, New World Makati Hotel and Rotary Club of Manila. (Story/Photos by: Kane Choa)