Height: 5 ft. 7 in.
Weight: 65 kg.
Occupation: Housekeeping & Food Service Staff
His brown-skinned macho appeal is obviously one of his assets that really sticks out. But what’s more palpable is his dimpled smile – his instant weapon for mass destruction (of the hearts of many girls)!
Casilagan, Isabela-born Romel Esperanza Butac works for Saudi Oger, a leading Construction and Management Service Providers in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. In his spare time this moreno gentleman loves playing basketball and is very much into the internet.
This 24-year old Ilocano believes that by winning Ginoong Turismo Filipinas he can be an instrument in promoting the beauty and tourism of the Philippines in this foreign land. Funny though he finds joining this competition an unforgettable experience as never in his wildest expectations that personality competitions like G. at Bb. Turismo Filipinas existed in this country. Expected or unexpected Romel will step up his game to be deserving of the top spot in the competition as he believes in the line – ‘Try and try until you succeed’ – as this Ginoo agrees to what they say failure is the mother of success and admitting to one’s failure, however difficult, is the key.
“Casilagan, Ilagan in the province of Isabela is a beautiful town. People’s main source of livelihood is farming. You will find a variety of vegetables grown in our town and in the whole region. I would not trade my hometown for any place in the world.”
Brief Q&A with G. Romel
The Filipino classic Chicken adobo. I will never get tired of adobo.
My favorite is the Filipino song ‘Ikaw Ang Sagot’ (You Are The Answer) because this is my and my girlfriend’s love song.
Facebook. This is where we communicate with our loved ones even though we are far away from them. Seeing just a single photo gives us that much amount of joy.