PIA Press Release
Sunday, January 22, 2012
DOT 2 to conduct training for calesa and tricycle drivers in Tuguegarao cityby Thelma C. Bicarme
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Jan. 22 (PIA) -- The Department of Tourism, Cagayan Valley Region will conduct Local Tour Guiding and Effective Customer Service Seminar for some 21 calesa and tricycle drivers in Tuguegarao City on January 26-27, 2012. The training aims to help the city’s tourism industry in attracting more tourists to visit the city.
DOT 2 Regional Director Blessida Diwa said the training which will be conducted by DOT accredited trainor, Julius Cesar Judalena, also aims to equip the drivers with the necessary skills and techniques in guiding tour groups, describing points of interest and providing other guide service.
Diwa also said they are preparing for the painting and sticker wrapping of some 11 local calesas on Monday, January 23, through the support of local sponsors for the calesa wrapping which will showcase the destinations of Cagayan Valley Region.
DOT Region 2 will also give Local Tour Guiding and Effective Customer Service Seminar for five tricycle drivers who travel the route from the city to the airport regularly as well as five tricycle drivers who travel from the city to Callao Cave in Peñablanca. (TCB/PIA 2)