Bicolano technocrat Efren Daniel A. de Leon is elected as the new President of National Association of Independent Travel Agencies (NAITAS), the largest travel operators organization in the Philippines.
The election of De Leon came about after former NAITAS president Wanda Corazon Teo is appointed by President-elect Rodrigo Roa Duterte as incoming Department of Tourism Secretary.
De Leon is known in Bicol Region as a leader in most of the IT, travel, and officer in the local ICT of the Rinconada area.
De Leon is also the President and CEO of Worldtech Resources Institute who is known to offer a massive scholarship to aspiring students in Bicol.
Aside from his busy schedule in different industries in Region 5, de Leon is also the current President of BATTO Association of Travel and Tour Operators, President of ICT@Bicol, President of Tesda Board and Vice Chairman of Iriga-Rinconada ICT Council.
Other officers of NAITAS are Linda Tan, Internal VP, Maritess Sotto External VP and Virgil Patrick Delos Santos as Secretary General.