Two organizations from Region 2 recognized at 2017 ASEAN Tourism Awards

Two organizations from the region were honored at the ASEAN Tourism awards in Singapore last January 20, 2017. The award honors outstanding tourism communities that embody inclusive and ethical presentation of a community’s social, historical and natural assets and their compliance on practical issues such as accommodation, safety and hygiene. Also in the same event, continue reading

Orange Your Icon for 18 Days Advocacy

BUNTUN BRIDGE connects the western and eastern parts of the Province of Cagayan.  With a length of 1, 098 meters, this roof-truss bridge is the longest river bridge in the country. It offers an unobstructed view of the Cagayan River. click here to know more about Buntun bridge This prime Philippine Tourist Destination participates in continue reading

Tourism committed to fight climate change – COP 22

The role of tourism in implementing the Paris Agreement was on the table on the occasion of the 22nd Session of the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP22). The International Symposium of the Sustainable Tourism Programme of the United Nations 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP), held during COP 22, discussed how continue reading

USec Alma Rita Jimenez graces DOT Region 2 Events

Department of Tourism Undersecretary for Tourism Regulation, Coordination and Resource Generation (TRCRG) Alma Rita Jimenez recently graced various activities in Region 2 in observance of the World Tourism Day 2016. Some the activities attended by USEC Jimenez include the Cagayan Valley Region Tourism Council General Assembly (CVRTCGA) and the 1st Tourism Awards participated by the continue reading

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