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

Calayan Island welcomes its first cruise ship visit

The M/S Caledonian Sky conveying 76 guests and 13 staffs from the Zeghram expeditions docked in the island of Calayan, Philippines. Majority of the guests are from the United States of America aged 60-85 years old. The guests explored the unexploited forests and soaked up the sun in the fine white sand beaches of the continue reading

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