A press release with photo from the City Information Office.
CdeO gets 1st Place in Best Booth Competition at Phil Travel Mart
THE CAGAYAN de Oro city government booth won first place, in the
city category, during the recently held Philippine Travel Mart at SM Mall of
Asia on September 6-8, 2013.
The booth, focusing the city’s white water rafting adventure as
the country’s water rafting capital, drew attention as tourism destination in
the country besting 100 other booths nationwide.
It also showcased Mapawa Nature Park’s river trek and canyoneering
adventure package which concept and design was executed by Roldan Yacapin and
Gigi Casiño, a member of Tourism Council and of the Public Services Offices,
respectively under the guidance of Ms. Dorothy Jean Pabayo, overall chairperson
of the Cagayan de Oro Tourism Council.
Personnel from the city tourism also served as receptionists at
The booth, in partnership with private industries such as the
Cagayan de Oro Travel and Tours (Cotta), Giya Amihanang Mindanaw Association
(Gama), Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association (Cohara) and Oro
Association of Rafters (Oar) offer tour packages, promotional materials, gears
and promotional incentives to tourists during the three-day exhibit.
Meanwhile, the City Tourism Council also thanked Cagayan de Oro
City Mayor Oscar Moreno and Madam Arlene Moreno for the all out support
including Ernie Pelaez of Mapawa Nature Park and the Oar for providing gears
used at the booth.