The Department of Tourism Region II – Cagayan Valley already confirmed their attendance in the upcoming 20th Travel Tour Expo (TTE) 2013. Cagayan Valley is the second largest region of the Philippines in terms of land area. In this Tour Expo, they will showcase the Callao Man on Feb. 15-17, 2013 at the SMX Mall of Asia Convention Center, Pasay City.
Manidad or Crocodile Island in Sta Ana Cagayan
Department of Tourism’s Regional Director Blessida Diwa said the yearly event is one of the country’s biggest travel expo’s which features over a hundred foreign and domestic travel related exhibitors.
Faluwa in Sabtang Island Batanes
Cagayan Valley is composed of five provinces: Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, and Quirino. It has four cities: industrial center Cauayan City, its regional center Tuguegarao, its commercial center Santiago City, and its investment hub Ilagan City.
Among the travel destinations Ive visited in Region II, I can say that my favorite destinations are Batanes, Sta. Ana Cagayan, Babuyan Group of Islands, Callao Cave in Penablanca and other religious sites in Cagayan Valley.
Pamuktan Island in Babuyan Group of Islands
With the theme “Gateway to Getaways,” this year’s Travel Tour Expo will again offer low airfare rates, hotel and resort rates and lots of freebies. Department of Tourism together with the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) organized the Travel Tour Expo as it becomes the ultimate shopping for the best travel deals in domestic and international travel.
The travel show will be open to the public from 9:00 am- 9:00 pm on Feb. 15-17, 2013 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. Source : PNA