The Bohol Loop 2023 kicks off together with the scheduled Dive Festival and the Dragon Boat competition, all events expected to bring in thousands of participants.
The Bohol Loop 2023 which kicked off last Friday brought more than a thousand motorcycle riders participating in the 2-day event this weekend.
A total of 1,364 riders registered for the 600 km ride, with more than 100 personnel and responders tailing them for safety measures.
At a speed limit of 80kph, the riders started at 4 o’clock dawn yesterday visiting different tourist sites, such as the Chocolate Hills, Manmade Forest, Baclayon Church, and Loboc river.
The two-day moto-tourism event is sponsored by Motor7 and various private groups in Cebu and supported by the provincial government of Bohol, the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the local government of Tagbilaran city led by Mayor Jane Yap.
This is the second time this event was held in the Province, the first time during the Chatto Administration.
The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office led by Anthony Damalerio said that their office is closely monitoring the event, providing emergency response for riders in case of accidents.
Bohol Provincial Tourism Office OIC Josephine Cabarrus revealed that the Bohol Loop 2023 will help a lot in the development of the tourism sector in the Province and entice moto-tourists to visit.