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PIA Press Release
2006/10/20

212,974 tourists visit CdeO in 8 months' time

Cagayan de Oro City (20 October) -- The city continues to be the most visited among the places in Northern Mindanao as it registered 212,974 visitors from January to August, this year.

Imma Rae D. Gatuslao, city tourism officer disclosed that the figure posted in their statistics registered 9,077 foreigners; 189,791 domestic travelers; 3,372 balikabayans and another 10,734 visitors with unspecified nationality.

During the said period, the number of visitors is higher during the summer months and people find the city as the best destination for summer vacation, educational and cultural tours.

More visitors are also coming to the city in the month of August when the city celebrates the annual city fiesta.

Gatuslao pointed out that among the factors that greatly contribute to the influx of tourists in the city are its fair weather condition and strategic geographical location being the regional center of Northern Mindanao and the gateway to the islandís other provinces and cities.

The cityís top attraction, the whitewater rafting and other adventure tours remain to be the significant reason for visitors to come over aside from the cityís image as one of the most peaceful and orderly urbanized cities in the country.

Aside from the outdoor attraction of the city, its business climate and educational system can also be attributed to the influx of tourists who are in the city for business meetings and educational tours.

The number of tourists coming to Cagayan de Oro only shows that the city is a prime destination in this part of the country in tourism, business and education. (City Information Office/RAGCOM) [top]

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