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DOT-2 to launch mobile app at 29th Travel Tour Expo; various tourism circuits to take center stage

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan (PIA) - - A mobile app which will provide travelers with basic information on where to go, what to do and where to stay in the Cagayan Valley region will be launched during the 29th Travel Tour Expo 2022 on June 24-26, 2022 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Director Fanibeth Domingo said the launching will be part of the region’s attendance to the Travel Tour Expo (TTE), an annual flagship event of the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) to showcase the products and services of its members.

The public is welcome to try the mobile app ‘funtourism2’ and provide feedback. The app is available at the google play store and will soon be available for apple, according to tourism department here.

With the theme,"Braving and shaping the future of travel", Domingo said the TTE will be offering great travel deals and awesome tour packages for both foreign and domestic travelers.

“The event brings together destinations, tourist attractions as well as organizations and business trade relations in the field of hotels, airlines and cruise,” Domingo said in a statement.

The 2022 edition of TTE will promote the practice of safe travel in the new normal and it will tap the family and vibrant youth-driven market with its experiential exhibits, affordable tour packages, and novel destinations that are sure to fill bucket lists and fulfill travel goals. 

“The grand event supports the recovery of travel and tourism this2022. This is the year where travel businesses will flourish, and this is where we bring a new golden age for tourism,” Domingo added.

Aside from the launching of the tourism mobile app, a program on June 25 will be conducted where spectators will be entertained by the Santiago City Balamban Cultural Dance Troupe and engage on the presentation of various tourism circuits launched in the region.

Officers and members of the Region 2 Travel Agencies and Tour Operators Association (R2TATOA) will also attend the TTE.

The TTE is open to the general public and DOT-R2 will occupy booth numbers 131 and 132 at the second floor of the SMX Convention Center. (MDCT/ With reports from DOT/PIA Cagayan)

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