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PIA Press Release
2007/09/20

Oro hosts 1,555 events in 1st semester

Cagayan de Oro City (20 September) -- TRUE to its name of being the most preferred convention destination in Mindanao, Cagayan de Oro hosted a total of 1,555 events during the first six months of this year.

Records from the Department of Tourism in Region 10 revealed that from January to June this year, there were 70 conventions, 848 seminar/workshops and 29,914 other gatherings held in the city.

Of the total number of conventions, seminar workshops and other gatherings held here in the first semester, seven were national events, 106 were regional events and 1,442 were city and provincial events.

The events that were held in Cagayan de Oro from January to June this year have brought in a total of 59,525 guests and delegates, the DOT-10 report indicated.

The city recorded a 79 percent hotel occupancy rate in the first quarter, which rose to 84 percent in the second quarter of this year.

The Department of Tourism regional office attributed the continuous increase of events held in the city to its good peace and order situation and the strong collaboration between the government and the private sector.

At least two national conventions are set to be held in Cagayan de Oro next month. These are the National Convention of Nurses and the National Rubber Congress.

With this, City Mayor Constantino G. Jaraula said that the city government is doing its best to make Cagayan de Oro as the Number One Destination in the country.

Mayor Jaraula said that this can be achieved through the collaborative effort of all stakeholders in the tourism industry.

Already, the city government has instituted several steps to make Cagayan de Oro a more beautiful, more comfortable and more gracefully livable place for the residents and guests.

Among these steps are the clearing of sidewalks against illegal structures and vending activities, implementation of a multi-stakeholders traffic enforcement system, strengthening of the local public safety and security system, and the holding of interfaith dialogues with religious leaders. (Cagayan de Oro City IO/PIA-MisOrOccCam i-Net) [top]

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