DOT Cagayan Valley Region co-organizes first Cagayan Food Crawl

On April 8-9, 2017, twenty restaurants in Tuguegarao have hosted the bloggers and social media influencers in collaboration with the Department of Tourism which aimed to present the local and authentic dishes offered by participating restaurants in the city. More so, the first-ever Cagayan Food Crawl with the theme “Flavors of the Philippines” was a continue reading

Caledonian Sky Cruises the Batanes Islands

The Island Province of Batanes recently played host to its first cruise ship from Zegrahm Expedition – the M/S Caledonian Sky last March 17, 2017. Having gone around the Philippines for years now, it is the first time that the Caledonian Sky dropped its anchors along the shore of the Northern Philippine Islands of the continue reading

Cagayan Valley Captivates Visitors to Ultimate Adventure

Words simply will not do justice to describe the God-given beauty of Cagayan Valley as far as Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo Teo is concerned, even as she invited foreigners and Filipinos alike to come and experience the “ultimate tourist adventure” in the northernmost region. Teo hailed the rise of Cagayan Valley (Region 2) as one of continue reading

DOT’s newly appointed official vows to boost Agri-Eco Tourism

The newly appointed Undersecretary of the Department of Tourism (DOT) Silvino Tejada said on Tuesday that he will push through reforms to boost the agritourism and ecotourism in the country while helping the department achieve its six-year tourism development plan. Speaking in a press briefing, DOT Secretary Wanda Corazon Tulfo-Teo said she has confidence in continue reading

DOT pushes for more tourist rest areas

After a hearty meal or long hours of travel, part of every tourist’s itinerary is the essential need for rest areas. The Department of Tourism (DOT) is strengthening its resolve to make every trip more comfortable with the promotion of more rest areas around the country.   “As visitors flock to our tourist destinations, the continue reading

Heirloom rice menus flourish at MFM

It’s carbo-overload for excited foodies who queued up for a taste of a wide variety of heirloom rice dish, at “Flavors of the Philippines”, during the first day of Madrid Fusion Manila 2017 on Thursday at SMX in Pasay City.   Organized by the Department of Tourism in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, the Luzon and continue reading

Teo cites farm tourism’s bright prospects at MFM

TOURISM Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo said the resounding success of Madrid Fusion Manila has underscored yet again the integral role of farming, which bears a potential economic impact on tourism.   Teo cited prestigious gastronomy event as a grand showcase of how the country farm produce turn into finest world-class culinary recipe.   The Tourism Chief continue reading