DOT Region 2 Conducts Farm Tourism Workshop

DOT Region 2 Conducts Farm Tourism Workshop

The Department of Tourism Region 02 led a Farm Tourism Strategic Action Planning (FTSAP) Workshop program last January 29, 2019in Tuguegarao City. Regional Director Virgilio M. Maguigadwelcomed the participants by giving updates on the performance and activities of the region.Director Maguigad stressed that it is important to identify and establish the potential growth of farm tourism by crafting a FTSAP for the region. read more>>

 

 

DOT Statement on DILG’s of reiteration of the Tourism Act Accreditation   

The Department of Tourism (DOT) lauds the initiative of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in urging all Local Government Units (LGUs) to ensure the accreditation of primary tourism enterprises (PTEs).   read more>>

 

DOT Lauds LGUs and Leaders in the 2nd Tourism Awards and Appreciation Night

The Department of Tourism recognized partner LGUs who made tourism as one of their priorities by monitoring the influx of tourists, timely and consistent submission of tourist arrivals made it to the 2nd Tourism Awards and Appreciation Night by the DOT Region 2.  read more>>

 

DOT Honors Stakeholders in the 2nd Tourism Awards and Appreciation Night

22 October 2018, Santiago City- The Department of Tourism, Region 2 has conducted the 2nd Tourism Awards and Appreciation Night at Zen Hotel, Santiago City. read more>>

 

 

TOURIST ARRIVALS TO REGION 2 INCREASE BY 9.6% TO 1.17 MILLION IN 2018,  TOURISM RECEIPTS INCREASE BY 10.3%

Tourist arrivals as of December 31, 2018 registered an increase of 9.57% over last year – 2017.  Tourist arrival totaling to 1,174,721 is composed of 904,198 domestic and 270,523 foreign. Data source for tourist arrivals are the accommodation establishments within the region. read more>>

 

Four Tourism Organizations in Region 2 Recognized at 2019 ASEAN Tourism Forum

The Department of Tourism, Region 2 takes pride in the success of the four tourism organizations in the region after being recognized and awarded during the ASEAN Tourism Forum on January 18, 2019 held at the FLC Ha Long Golf Club, Vietnam. read more>>

 

DOT conducts 1st Regional Tourism Crisis Management Symposium

The Department of Tourism (DOT), Region 2 has conducted the first Regional Tourism Crisis Management Symposium last November 23, 2018 at Hotel Roma, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. read more>>

 

PAL-DOT Familiarization Tour explores Cagayan, Isabela and Kalinga

With Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) movement of flights from Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila to Clark Pampangga, and having its new route to the City of Cauayan in Isabela, the Department of Tourism, Region 2 partnered with this airline company to provide a gateway for travelers to explore the Northern Cagayan Valley and the Provinces of Kalinga in the Cordilleras. read more>>

 

Andoy Recipient of Free Tour Training Guide in Cebu

GerrieBie “Andoy” Dalimag known as the Batang Tour Guide of Callao, Province of Cagayan was given the opportunity to travel to Cebu for a free training on Tour Guiding conducted by the Cebu Association of Tour Operations Specialists (CATOS) last November 17- December 7, 2018. read more>>

 

Dot Conducts Tourism Statistics Training for Isabela

The Department of Tourism hosted a three-day Basic Tourism Statistics Training (BTST) for the Province of Isabela last October 9-11 at the Piazza Zicarelli, Gamu, Isabela in line with the 2018 National Statistics Month (NSM). read more>>

 

DOT Hosts 2018 National Statistics Month

The Department of Tourism Region 2 hosted the regional launching of the month-long celebration last October 1, 2018 with the theme “Exploring Philippine Wonders in Numbers: Statistics Towards Sustainable Tourism Development”. read more>>

 

DOT Observes World Tourism Day 2018

The Department of Tourism, Cagayan Valley Region started the celebration of the Tourism Weekwith a Eucharistic celebration last September 21, 2018. Industry partners, other line agencies and members of non-government organizations were present during the said mass. read more>>

 

DOT Conducts Product Development Workshops in Northeast Coast Cagayan and Coastal Isabela

To prepare the tourism attractions for the influx of tourists, the Department of Tourism designs and implements relevant Product Development Programs in the destinations of local government units. read more>>

 

PH among world’s top 15 travel, tourism powerhouses: WTTC

MANILA — Out of 185 countries, the Philippines ranked 13th among the top 15 tourism powerhouses that recorded “absolute growth” within the last seven years. read more>>

 

Nueva Vizcaya sees more tourist arrivals

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Sept. 26 (PIA) – The provincial government here is expecting an increase on its tourist arrivals this year because of its nature and culture-based tourism attractions. read more>>

 

P260M Tawi Bridge to boost tourism, safety in Cagayan

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August 15 (PIA) – Department of Public Works and Highways Cagayan Valley Regional Director Melanio C. Briosos announced that construction works already started for the P260 Million Tawi bridge project in Peñablanca, Cagayan. read more>>

 

DOT Conducts Product Development Workshops in Northeast Coast Cagayan and Coastal Isabela

To prepare the tourism attractions for the influx of tourists, the Department of Tourism designs and implements relevant Product Development Programs in the destinations of local government units. read more>>

 

29th National Statistics Month to focus on tourism

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 23 (PIA) — The Regional Statistics Committee (RSC) encourages everyone to be part of the year’s celebration of the 29th National Statistics Month this October. read more>>

 

Cagayan North Int’l Airport ready for commercial flights

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 20 (PIA) – The Cagayan North International Airport is now ready for commercial flights, both domestic and international, after it was granted accreditation by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). read more>>

 

Philippine Harvest promotes sustainable farm tourism.

Sustainable and responsible tourism will be the focus of the second edition of the Philippine Harvest under the helm of the Department of Tourism (DOT) to be staged at the Central Square Mall at Bonifacio High Street, Global City in Taguig from August 24-26. read more>>

 

DPWH upgrades, widens roads in Quirino

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 22 (PIA) — In a bid to boost tourism and economic activities in the province, the Department of Public Works and Highways-Quirino District Engineering Office (DPWH-QDEO) is now fast tracking the completion of the road upgrading project leading to the province’s famous Aglipay Caves. read more>>

 

New law declares 5 Cagayan Valley’s protected areas as national parks

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 7 (PIA) – Five protected areas in the Cagayan Valley Region are recently classified as national parks.These areas with a total of 225,424.44 hectares are included in Republic Act (RA) 11038 or the Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas System (ENIPAS) Act of 2018 which amended RA 7586 otherwise known as the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992. read more>>

 

P447-M road projects to boost 2nd district Cagayan tourism

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 7 (PIA) – -The Department of Public Works and Highways through the Cagayan Second District Engineering Office (DPWH-CSDEO) continues to build  better roads to make tourism destinations in Cagayan more accessible to the public. read more>>

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