Cagayan Valley and Northern Philippine Islands

Department of Tourism, Region 2 (DOT-Region 2) Successfully Wraps Up Three-Day Dry Run for the Authentic City of Ilagan Tourism Circuit

The Department of Tourism, Region 2 (DOT-Region 2), in partnership with the City Local Government of Ilagan, has successfully concluded the Dry Run of the Authentic City of Ilagan: Your Journey to Leisure and Discoveries Tourism Circuit. Spanning from March 20 to March 22, 2024, the Dry Run meticulously evaluated the circuit itinerary, spotlighting major natural and man-made attractions, thrilling activities across air, land, and sea, as well as immersive educational experiences set against an industrial backdrop.



The collaboration between DOT-Region 2 and the LGU-Ilagan, led by the esteemed Mayor Jose Marie L. Diaz, has been instrumental in propelling tourism initiatives within the region. Witnessing numerous milestones in the City of Ilagan, DOT-Region 2 acknowledges the shared dedication to enhancing the tourism landscape.

The primary objective of the Dry Run was to ensure the seamless readiness of sites, products, and activities for the upcoming familiarization trip and launch event slated for later this year. Participants from diverse sectors, both public and private, actively contributed to the comprehensive evaluation process. Noteworthy was the steadfast presence of Tourism Officer Maria Cristina Simon, underscoring the city’s unwavering commitment to the success of the initiative.

Supervising Tourism Operations Officer Lelia Blancaflor and Senior Tourism Operations Officer Romeo Caranguian, alongside Tourism Officer Rose Rillon, provided invaluable guidance during the Dry Run. The participation of Ms. Joanne Dy Maranan, Isabela Tourism Officer, further reinforced the collaborative spirit driving tourism development efforts.

Regional Director Troy Alexander Miano’s attendance in the Dry Run, which included visits to accredited Mabuhay Establishments and the Processing Plant within the itinerary, underscored DOT-Region 2’s firm commitment to fostering robust partnerships across both public and private sectors.


These captivating offerings are poised to be unveiled on a national stage, aimed at heightening awareness and igniting the interest of the traveling public.

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