ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Statement on the Explosion in Davao

(4 September 2016) ASEAN strongly condemns explosion, an act of terrorist attack, in Davao, the Republic of the Philippines on 2 September 2016, which caused the loss of lives and injuries. ASEAN extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to the Government of the Philippines, especially to the families of the victims of the explosion. ASEAN continue reading

DOT Region 2 Goes to the 27th Philippine Travel Mart

The Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) will once again be staging the biggest and trendiest travel show in the country – the 27th Philippine Travel Mart  (27th PTM) on September 2-4, 2016 at the  SMX Convention Center of the SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. As the fun continues, the 27th PTM will offer bigger continue reading

PANCIT BATIL POTUN (Pancit Batil Patung)

PANCIT BATIL POTUN (Pancit Batil Patung) Popularly known as Pancit Batil Patung, this noodle delicacy is very popular in Tuguegarao City, in the Province of Cagayan. No tourists are allowed to leave the city without partaking of this very filling noodle delicacy. It is made from egg noodles and the “potun” which is the Ybanag continue reading

BVR Invitational tourney begins today

Twelve pairs will be slugging it out for supremacy when the Beach Volleyball Republic (BVR) Invitational Tournament fires off today at the Anguib Beach in Sta. Ana, Cagayan. Coming off a successful tour in different parts of the country early this year, the BVR goes international this time by inviting top international beach volley players. continue reading

The Philippine Road Trip: Travelling with a Cause

The Department of Tourism, Cagayan Valley Region recently hosted the Philippine Road Trip team traveling to 81 provinces documenting their journey in one full stretch of seven months. The road trip trio is composed of UST Architecture graduates Alfie Agunoy, 29 who drives for the group; Francis Santaromana, 29,  the designated mechanic and Paul Allyson continue reading

DOT Conducts Disaster Risk Reduction Management Workshop

The Department of Tourism, Cagayan Valley Region recently conducted a three-day Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) Workshop in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan with the aim of having an adaptive, safe and resilient tourism industry. Participants to the three-day workshop conducted last May 31-June 2 included  tour operators and travel agents, DOT –accredited tourism related establishments as continue reading

Sta. Praxedes Inaugurates BUB Zipline Project

The Municipality of Sta.  Praxedes is proud to be the home of the first zipline facility in the Province of Cagayan located at the   Portabaga Falls Park and Resort.  DOT Regional Director Virgilio Maguigad, EnP was invited as the Guest of Honor during the inauguration of the project. The zipline project has a length of continue reading

A Fiesta in Sabtang Island, Batanes

Sabtang Island is one of three inhabited islands of Batanes, the northernmost province in the Philippines. It is here where you can see traditional stone houses that Batanes is known for. It is also here where you can find the finest weavers of Batanes known for making the vakul, a traditional headdress worn by farmers in the fields continue reading