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 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>>

 

Tourist arrivals increase 12%, visitor receipts up by 14% for in 1st quarter of 2018 for Region 2.

Tourist arrivals for the first quarter of 2018 registered an increase of 12.13% over the same period last year.  Tourist arrivals totaling to 268,477 is composed of 191,296 domestic and 77,181 foreign tourists. Data source for tourist arrivals are from the accommodation establishments within the region. read more>>

 

Call for Proposals: DOT-Tourism Research Grant

The Department of Tourism (DOT), in line with its objective of promoting a culture of tourism research in the country is calling for research proposals for its 2018 Tourism Research Grant. The DOT is providing financial assistance to individual research in tourism. The grant aims to foster evidence-based planning, decision-making, and policy formulation. read more>>

 

Shopping is more fun in the PHL, say tourists

RETAILERS, rejoice!

Shopping tops the list of tourist activities in the Philippines, a survey of foreign visitors last year by the Department of Tourism (DOT) showed. read more>>

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