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Region X – Northern Mindanao

A government agency that involves in the promotion and marketing of the different destinations, events and festivals in Northern Mindanao; accredit and standardize tourism-related establishments, facilities and service to be globally competitive. Increase linkages with government agencies, Local Government Units and private sector in order to contribute to the nations socio-economic growth and sustainable development. Cities • Cagayan de Oro …

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Region IX – Zamboanga Peninsula

I have traveled far, found these islands and came back for their many charm… • Picturesque view of mountains, hills, islets, strait with whirlpools at the San juanico Bridge • Pastoral life at beautiful Biliran Island • History-laden Leyte Gulf, Homonhon and Limasawa Islands • Old Churches of Guian, Buscada and Capul • Surfers haven at Calicoan Island Facing the …

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Region VII – Central Visayas

Central Visayas is strategically located at the center of the Philippines. Composed of four provinces namely Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental and Siquijor, the region is blessed with beautiful beaches, a plethora of sea life, and areas with natural wonders. Moreover, the region is steeped in historical significance. The death of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan at the hands of Chieftain Lapu-Lapu …

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Region VI – Western Visayas

Aklan – Lasting Paradise Aklans pride are world-renowned white beach Boracay Island, 7-basin Jawili waterfalls, Nabas Cold Springs, Ignito Cave (Buruangas biggest), Ati-Atihan Festival every 3rd weekend of January, piña (pineapple) fabrics among many others. Antique – Where the Mountains Meet the Sea Antique is the legendary Binirayan Festival, majestic mountains, cascading waterfalls, white beaches, rich fishing grounds and white …

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Region V – Bicol

Mabuhay! We welcome you all to Bicol. Surf the waves in Camarines Norte and Catanduanes. See and climb the majestic Mayon Volcano in Albay. Swim and interact with the Butanding in Sorsogon. Pray with the devotees of our Lady of Penafrancia in Naga City. Wakeboard in Camarines Sur, Home of Xtreme Sports in Asia. Romance the bull in Masbate, the …

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Region IV – Southern Tagalog

The Southern Tagalog composed of the provinces of CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) and the provinces of MIMAROPA (Mindoro Occidental, Mindoro Oriental, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) is endowed with rich and diverse natural resources, warm and hospitable people and unique attractions for domestic and international visitors. CALABARZON is just a few hours from Metro Manila. A favorite weekend …

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Region III – Central Luzon

In early months of 1991, Brgy. Sta. Juliana which has a population of about 3000 including some 500 indigenous people figured quite prominently on the local news that is slowly becoming a jump-off point for people who dared to trek up to the crater of Mt. Pinatubo. Initial reports reaching the Department of Tourism Central Luzon Regional Office in June …

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Region II – Cagayan Valley

Cagayan Valley Region is composed of the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan, Isabella, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino and the cities of Tuguegarao, Santiago and Cauayan. The region is a destination for outdoor enthusiasts and pilgrims. Both foreign and local tourist visit the religion to explore its caves, climb its mountains, enjoy the sun, sea and sand and retreat to its centuries-old …

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Region I – Ilocos Region

The regional officers of the Department of Tourism are basically responsible for domestic tourism promotion, tourism marketing, regulation and supervision, tourism assistance, public relation, coordination with local government units and tourism administration in the region. Region 1 covers the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan, the cities of Laoag, Vigan, Candon, San Fernando, Dagupan, Alaminos, Urdaneta …

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Cordillera Administrative Region

The Cordillera Administrative Region is composed of two (2) cities and six (6) provinces, namely the City of Baguio, Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga and Mountain Province. With the newly established City of Tabuk in Kalinga, the region now boasts of its two cities. The tourism assets of the region are mainly culture and nature based set in a highly …

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