HONOLU MARIE C. CRUZIN
Supervising Tourism Operations Officer
HELEN E. VALDEZ
Administrative Aide I
MARY ANN P. SANTIAGO
Administrative Aide I
TOURISM PROMOTION SECTION
MERILYN E. PULOTAN
Tourism Operations Officer I
MELVIN S. MERCADO
Administrative Aide III
Tourism Act of 2009 known as RA 9593, declares tourism as an indispensable element of the national economy and an industry of national interest and importance, which must be harnessed as an engine of socio-economic growth and cultural affirmation to generate investment, foreign exchange, and employment, and to continue to mold an enhanced sense of national pride for all Filipinos.
The City Tourism Operations Division of the City Mayor’s Office in line with the mandate of the Tourism Act of 2009 recognizes the importance of Tourism as an engine for sustainable development.
The office is manned by proactive, efficient, and effective personnel ready to be of service to visitors and the City Government. Towards this end, the Division seeks to:
- 1. Promote a tourism industry that is ecologically sustainable, responsible, participative, culturally sensitive, economically viable, and ethically and socially equitable for local communities;
- 2. Create a favorable image of the City in the national and even international community, thereby strengthening the city’s attraction as a tourism destination and eventually paving the way for other benefits that may result from a positive view;
- 3. Promote the city as a prime tourist hub in the Region as well as a center for congress and conventions, by promoting sustainable tourism anchored principally on the city’s history, culture and natural endowments, and ensuring the protection, preservation and promotion of these resources;
- 4. Encourage private sector participation in cultural tourism, agri-tourism and nature tourism for countryside development and preservation of rural life;
- 5. Develop a Tourism Action Plan and work for its adoption and implementation by the local government;
- 6. Encourage activities and program which promote tourism awareness, preserve the diverse cultures and heritage, and instill a sense of history and a culture of tourism among the populace;
- 7. Encourage full government assistance by way of competitive investment, incentives, long-term development fund and other financing schemes extended to tourism related investments;
- 8. Performs the collection, analysis and dissemination of data which accurately measure the economic and social impact of tourism in the city to facilitate planning in the public and private sectors;
- 9. Perform Secretariat duties to strengthen the role of the Tourism Council and the Local Culture, Arts and Heritage Council to develop responsible tourism, culture, arts and heritage as a strategy for environmentally sound and community participatory programs, enlisting the participation of local communities including indigenous peoples, in conserving bio-physical and cultural diversity, promoting environmental understanding, education and protection, providing assistance in the determination of eco-tourism sites, and ensuring full enjoyment of the benefits of tourists by the concerned communities;
- 10. Resource and Assist capability-building of local government unit and tourism operators, in the management of local tourism projects and initiatives, thereby ensuring accessible and affordable destinations, especially in areas which have shown strong comparative advantage.
Malaybalay is envisioned to be a tourism hub of the region focusing on ecology and culture as well as adventure. With this in mind, the tourism vision is as follows:
“Malaybalay, a premier eco-cultural tourist destination of Mindanao, where host communities enjoy time-honored culture, social equity, and sustained environment towards a vibrant economy.”
Creatively promote and market an impressive experience to tourists with our genuine hospitality and awe-inspiring tourism products.
(CREATION OF THE TOURISM OPERATIONS DIVISION)
Ordinance No. 642 series of 2008, an ordinance reorganizing the City Government of Malaybalay Organizational Structure lead to the creation of the Tourism and Investment Division under the City Mayor’s Office were five (5) structural positions were created as follows:
One (1) Supervising Tourism Operations Officer to head the Division
One (1) Tourism Operations Officer I to handle the Tourism Section
One (1) Tourism Operations Officer I to handle the Investment Section
One (1) Administrative Assistant II
One (1) Driver
Ordinance 968, series of 2021 was passed to again reorganize the City Government Organizational Structure.
Attached is the new Structure of the Tourism Operations Division as approved in 2021.
MALAYBALAY CITY TOURISM OFFICE CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR 2021
BUSINESS ONE STOP SHOP FOR BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATION
January 4, 2021 to February 12, 2021 – Participated in the City Licensing Office Annual Renewal and New Application of Business Permit for all Business Establishments at Business One Stop Shop in New City Hall Barangay Casisang, assisting all Tourism Related Establishments.
January 20, 2021 – Farm Tourism Facebook Promotional Post featuring Umanika Eco Cultural Farm
January 29, 2021 – Souvenir Facebook Promotional Post highlighting products of Ridge District
APPEARANCE DURING THE REGULAR SESSION OF BARANGAY ST. PETER
Attended the Barangay Council session of Barangay St. Peter Malaybalay City regarding the upcoming schedule of assessment for the different tourist spots in the barangay and conduct information dissemination on the guidelines and requirements of Uli Kad Malaybalay on January 28, 2021. Uli Kad program assists Locally Stranded Individuals return to their barangays.
KAMLOT FALLS AND NAMNAM RIVER ASSESSMENT
An attempt to assess the Kamlot Falls and Namnam River located at Sitio Mahayag, Barangay St. Peter was conducted last January 30, 2021 but the team failed to reach the starting point of the falls due to the bad weather condition. On the other hand, it took two hours of river trekking from the end point of Kamlot falls to the main entrance of Namnam River.
February 1, 2021 – Seminar Workshop on Technical Writing with Ma’am Jeanyben M. Dacalanio Development Management Officer III, as Resource Speaker
February 5, 2021 – Accommodation Facebook Promotional post featuring Bombom February 5, 2021 – Café Affogato Facebook Promotional post
February 8, 2021 – Agripreneur Facebook promotional post
TOURISM AWARENESS ORIENTATION AND OUTDOOR FACILITATING SKILLS (BASIC MOUNTAINEERING COURSE) TRAINING
The Department of Tourism Region 10 conducted a training on Tourism Awareness Orientation and Outdoor Facilitating Skills (Basic Mountaineering Course) Training with guest speakers from Viajero Outdoor Centre on February 8-11, 2021 at NMACLRC, Dalwangan, Malaybalay City. The said training was attended by the Mountain Tourism staff and local guides coming from the different barangays of the city. This leads to the creation of the Malaybalay Local Guides Association (MaLGA).
February 10, 2021 – Delicacies and Agripreneur Facebook promotional post
February 11-12, 2021 – Inspection of Accommodation Establishment (Bombom Hotel) for accreditation as Mabuhay Accommodation with Department of Tourism 10 representatives
RE-VISIT OF MT. DULANG-DULANG VIA DALWANGAN ROUTE
Route going to the peak of Mt. Dulang-dulang via Dalwangan was re-visited by Mountain Tourism staff together with the CDRRMO on February 12-15, 2021 in preparation for the re- opening of Mt. Kitanglad Range as announced by PAMB.
BASIC MOUNTAINEERING COURSE AT BARANGAY MANALOG
Mountain Tourism together with the CDRRMO and ACER – MERU conducted a Basic Mountaineering Course, Basic Life Support, Basic First Aid and Swift Water and River Crossing training for the local guides of the barangay held at the covered court of Manalog on February 23-
24, 2021. Basic Mountaineering Course, as the name suggests, teaches you the basics of mountaineering. The course has a basic layout which includes fitness training, safety, teambuilding, LNT principles, camping, etc.
HASAAN FALLS AND VIEWDECK ASSESSMENT
An assessment of the Hasaan Falls and proposed view deck at Barangay Manalog was conducted last February 24, 2021. The evaluation of the proposed view deck was headed by Architect Oliver Cahanap of the City Engineering’s Office. The View deck provides tourists a place to experience the perfect panoramic view of the surroundings.
MALGA OFFICERS’ 1st MEETING
MaLGA officers’ 1st regular meeting at the City Hall followed by a courtesy call to the City Mayor on March 5, 2021.
March 2-3, 2021 – The Department of Tourism Region X, through the Branding and Marketing Communications, organized a video shoot to promote local tourism destinations featuring the health protocols implemented by each destination and Local Government Units. The program will be aired through the History Channel and will be produced by Viva Films through our media agency Touch XDA. Featured TREs are the Tagolwanen Women Weavers Association Pasalubong Center, Abbey of Transfiguration, Mount Kitanglad Agri Tourism Farm and Daraghuyan Tribe Coffee Product.
March 5, 2021 – Media Promotional post for Food Establishment featuring Isabella’s Café located in San Jose.
COORDINATION MEETING WITH THE BARANGAY UNITS OF SAN MARTIN, MANAGOK AND SIMAYA FOR MOUNTAIN TOURISM ACTIVITIES IN MT. CAPISTRANO
March 9, 2021 at Brgy. Managok covered court
CONDUCTED BASIC MOUNTAINEERING COURSE AT BARANGAY ST. PETER
Local Guides from barangay St. Peter received Basic Mountaineering Course on Basic Life Support, First Aid and Swift Water and River Crossing training from the CDRRMO and ACER – MERU as initiated by the City Tourism Division on March 10-12, 2021.
March 11, 2021 – The Department of Tourism Region 10 organize a travelogue project featuring the different tourism destinations in Bukidnon. The City of Malaybalay highlight prime tourism destinations and products such as Abbey of the Transfiguration and Tagolwanen Women Weavers Association Pasalubong Center.
RAPPELLING AT BARANGAY ZAMBOANGUITA
The CDRRMO and Mountain Tourism section conducted an assessment on rappelling activities at Zamboanguita bridge on March 11, 2021 for possible Extreme Tourism Sports
RAPPELLING AT BARANGAY ZAMBOANGUITA
March 15, 2021 – NADA Facebook post
March 18, 2021 – Farm Tourism Facebook promotional post featuring Umanika Eco- Cultural Farm
March 19, 2021 – Project Meeting for Science for Convergence of Agriculture and Tourism (SciCAT) Bukidnon at MKATF Sitio Sinaburan, Barangay Imbayao Malaybalay City.
BARANGAY MANALOG “PAMUHAT” RITUAL
“PAMUHAT” for the soft opening of the tourist spots; Hasaan Falls, Balay Ha Batu, Kulambog Falls, Campsite, Vacation House and Pitcher Plant Nature Garden held at the barangay hall on March 26, 2021.
BASIC MOUNTAINEERING COURSE FOR MT. CAPISTRANO LOCAL GUIDES
CDRRMO and ACER – MERU conducted a Basic Mountaineering Course, Basic Life Support, and Ropemanship training for the local guides of Barangays San Martin, Managok, and Binalbagan, Simaya, the three entry points of Mt. Capistrano on March 29- 30, 2021. After the training, local guides created the Mt. Capistrano Local Guides Association followed by the election of officers and barangay representatives.
March 29, 2021 –Facebook Promotional Post on Local Products featuring the products of the Tagolwanen Women Weaver Association
March 30, 2021 – – Inspection of Accommodation Establishment (Bukidnon Suites) for accreditation with DOT 10
April 7,14 and 21, 2021 – The Department of Science and Technology Region X in cooperation with the University of the Philippines-Institute for small-scale industries (UPISSI) through the project Science for the Convergence of Agriculture and Tourism (SciCAT), the City Toruism Staff attended the Course for Human Resource Management for Agri and Farm Tourism Enterprise through an online platform classes.
April 8, 2021 – MT. KITANGLAD AGRI-TOURISM FARM Facebook Promotional Post
VISIT AT SABANGAN
Conducted on –site assessment at Sabangan, Can-ayan, Malaybalay City on April 9, 2021.
SIMAYA ENTRY POINT RE-VISITATION
Re-visitation of the Mt. Capistrano via Simaya Route on April 12, 2021 in preparation for the opening session for climbing activities.
MT. CAPISTRANO VIA SAN MARTIN ROUTE ASSESSMENT
Assessment on the entry point of Barangay San Martin to the peak of Mt. Capistrano and experienced caving and rock climbing with the local guides on April 13, 2021.
Attended the Formulation of Mt. Kitanglad Range Natural Park Ecotourism Management Plan Workshop conducted by PAMB on April 14-16, 2021 at The Garden Party Venue and Suites Malaybalay City.
RE-VISIT AT NAMNAM RIVER
The team re-visited Namnam River located at Sitio Mahayag, Barangay St. Peter to check the newly-constructed cottages for visitors on April 20, 2021
VISITED PIGPAMULAHAN INTEGRATED SCHOOL
A quick visit at Pigpamulahan Integrated School, a tribal school located at Sitio Mahayag, Barangay St. Peter to check the proposed display center inside the school on April 20, 2021
KAMLOT FALLS ASSESSMENT
The City Tourism and CDRRMO personnel and staff conducted assessment at Kamlot falls, an 18-tiered falls located at Sitio Mahayag, Barangay St. Peter on April 21, 2021.
April 22, 2021 – Farm Tourism Facebook Promotional Post – Mt. Kitanglad Agri Tourism Farm April 23, 2021 – Nasuli Spring Resort Facebook Promotional Post
MALINAO ECO PARK RITUAL
The annual ritual/Pamuhat of the Malinao Eco Park was conducted by the management of the ancestral domain in preparation for their re-opening on April 24, 2021. Executive Assistant V – Mr. Roberto Flores and Executive Assistant IV – Mr. Brian Flores were also present during the activity and followed by a quick visit to the falls.
April 28, 2021 – Online Presentation and Closing Ceremonies for Human Resource Management Course for Agri and Farm Tourism Enterprises.
April 29, 2021 – MKATF Facebook Promotional Post
ASSESSMENT AT BARANGAY MANALOG TOURISM SITES
City Tourism with the CDRRMO conducted assessment on tourism sites of Barangay Manalog on April 28-30, 2021. Sites that visited are the following:
Vacation House/Balay Ha Bakasyunan and Pitcher Plant Nature Garden.
An assessment at Dumagongdong Falls located at Barangay Kibalabag owned and managed by the Odino Clan on April 30, 2021.
April 30, 2021 – Handicrafts Facebook Promotional Post – Luyungan Indigenuos People High School
May 1, 2021 – Inspection at Le Café for Facebook Promotional post.
May 6, 2021 – 1st Avenue Apartelle Facebook Promotional post
APPEARANCE DURING THE REGULAR SESSION OF BARANGAY SILAE
Attended the Barangay Council session of Barangay Silae, Malaybalay City for the upcoming assessment of tourist spots in the barangay and conduct orientation on the Guidelines of the Uli Kad Malaybalay on May 21, 2021
MALGA OFFICERS’ 2ND MEETING
MaLGA’s 2nd regular meeting at the City Hall and courtesy call to City Mayor Hon. Florencio Flores and Executive Assistant V – Mr. Roberto Flores on May 24, 2021
RE-ASSESSMENT AT BARANGAY ST. PETER
Re-assessment at the proposed campsite and view deck at the trail going to Kamlot Falls and re- visitation at Pigpamulahan Integrated School both located at Sitio Mahayag, Barangay St. Peter headed by Architect Oliver Cahanap of the City Engineer’s Office on May 27, 2021
ASSESSMENT AT BARANGAY SILAE ON MAY 28, 2021.
The Mountain Tourism Staff attended the Barangay Council meeting of Sila-e. Purok officers, residents and PNP Personnel were also invited. The Session was conducted at Pighalugan Elementary School located at Sitio Nalumosan, Barangay Silae. After the meeting, the team proceeded to Nalumosan Falls to conduct an assessment on the site.
May 29, 2021 – Delicacies Facebook Promotional Post – RMJ Binaki ni Mang Raul.
June 2, 2021 – Seminar Workshop on Technical Writing at The Garden Party Venue, conducted by City HRMO attended by representatives of the City Tourism Division.
June 2, 2021 – MKATF Facebook Promotional Post
June 7, 2021 – Inspection at Meow Café for Facebook Promotional post, Food Tourism.
June 15, 2021 – Attended the Malaybalay Therapist Consumers Cooperative Massage Clinic opening at Market Site. Posted a Facebook Promotional post
PROPOSED LANDSCAPE FOR THE CITY HALL COMPOUND AND PLAZA RIZAL
A discussion on the proposed landscape in front of City Hall and Plaza Rizal with Engineer Henry Binahon of Binahon Agro-forest Farm and Architect Oliver Cahanap of City Engineering’s Office on June 16, 2021
June 25, 2021 – Professional Tour Guide Qualification Examination for Accredited Tour Guides and partners in the Tourism Industry Webinar via Zoom meeting.
June 30, 2021 – Telemarketing for Accommodation Establishment Monthly Report
July 9, 2021 – Inspection at Bukidnon Brew Café for Facebook Promotional post.
July 2, 2021 – Telemarketing for Accommodation Establishment Monthly Report. July 26, 2021 – Candi Farm Facebook Promotional Post, Farm Tourism
July 29, 2021 – Seminar on Public Speaking conducted by City HRMO attended by Roldan Requerme Jr.
July 30, 2021 – Telemarketing for Accommodation Establishment Monthly Report.
August 3, 2021 – Financial Literacy and Management for Agri and Farm Tourism Enterprises via zoom meeting conducted by the University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries in cooperation with the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development.
August 10, 2021 – Front Office Operations Webinar via Zoom meeting.
August 11, 2021 – IMT Clearance Briefing in different TREs venues
August 11, 2021 – IMT Clearance Briefing in different TREs venues
August 19, 2021 – Inspection at Forest Tea for Facebook Promotional post
August 19, 2021 – Loiza’s Pavilion Facebook Promotional Post
August 19, 2021 – TWWA Souvenirs Facebook Promotional Post
August 25, 2021 – Telemarketing for Accommodation Establishment Monthly Report.
September 2, 2021 – The City Government of Malaybalay awarded the first batch of safety seals to five establishments in the City on September 2, 2021. The activity is part of the Safety Seal Certification Program, a tool in assessing establishments and agencies for full compliance of the Minimum Public Health Standards (MPHS) and measures set by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF).The team led by Business Licensing Chief Arturo Callao, also the program chairperson, concurred the establishments found to be compliant are the following: Central Malaybalay Food Corp. (Chowking), Oro Golden Joy Foods Corp. (Red Ribbon), Oro Funchows Corp. (Greenwich), Jollibee Malaybalay, and Jollibee Drive-thru. The Safety Seal Certification Program aims to increase MPHS compliance by private and public entities supporting government’s effort to prevent and contain the further spread of Covid-19, including the adoption or integration with the Staysafe.ph contact tracing application. The seal shall be displayed conspicuously at all entrance points according to prescribed dimensions and at no cost to the establishment with 6-months validity. The inspection were joined by the rest of the safety seal inspection team and certification committee coming from the different agencies.
September 6, 2021 – The Garden Suites Facebook Promotional Post September 10, 2021 – Webinar for Barrier Free Tourism via Zoom meeting
September 10, 2021 – The City Inspection and Certification Team granted nine establishments with safety seals on September 10, 2021. The activity was led by Business Licensing Chief and program chairperson Arturo Callao, establishments found to be compliant are the following: UCPB Savings Bank Inc., First Valley Bank Inc., SILDIMCO, Mr. BarBQ (Malaybalay) Inc. (Mang Inasal), Family Health & Beauty Corp. (Watsons), Desmark Corporation (Sumpong), Vic Imperial Appliance Corp., Unipace Corporation (Gaisano Malaybalay) and Land Bank of the Phil. Obtaining the safety seal affirms that the establishment is compliant with the minimum public health standards and measures set by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF). The City government encourages establishments to apply voluntarily and be part of the private and public entities that support the effort to prevent and contain the further spread of COVID-19.
September 17, 2021 – Eco-tourism towards green recovery Webinar via Zoom meeting
September 22, 2021 – Digital Marketing Technical Development for Local Government Units webinar via Zoom meeting
September 24, 2021 – Cultural Center of the Philippines Digital Engagement and Digital Empowerment webinar via Zoom meeting
September 27, 2021 – Consultative Meeting with The Cultural Center of the Philippines Board of Trustee at Loiza’s Pavilion Casisang, Malaybalay City on September 27, 2021
October 2021 – Telemarketing for Tourism Related Establishment stakeholder’s income loss reports for submission to DOT 10.
October 6, 2021 – Cultural Center of the Philippines x Canva Training via Zoom meeting. October 8, 2021 – Video shoot at Folk arts for Tourism promotion.
BASIC MOUNTAINEERING COURSE AT BARANGAY CAN-AYAN
City Tourism Division with the CDRRMO and ACER – MERU conducted Basic Mountaineering Course, Basic Life Support, Basic First Aid and Swift Water and River Crossing training for the local guides of Barangay Can-ayan held at the barangay hall on October 8-9, 2021. The establishment of Can-ayan Local Guides Association followed with the election of their officers.
October 21, 2021 – The Malaybalay City Tourism Office participated in the Bukidnon Provincial Tourism 13th Provincial Tourism Week Celebration Promotional vlog contest
AWARDING OF SAFETY SEAL CERTIFICATE
October 21, 2021 – as of October 21, 2021 New Safety Seal Compliants are the ff: Philippine National Bank, Asia United Bank, Manabilang, Nikko Isabella (Isabella’s Cuisine Royal & Bakeshop), Mroy Incorporated ( Roys’s Bistro), Land Bank of the Philippines (Aglayan Branch), Bukidnon Bank (A Rural Bank, Inc.), Gentrade International Philippines, Inc. (Transcycle), B.U.M Equipment Incorporated
ASSESSMENT AT WOODSTOCK
Assessment on the newly constructed pathway and gazebo donated by Congressman Atty. John Flores at Woodstock in Barangay Sumpong on October 29, 2021.
Assessment on the Larapan Ridge showing full view of Mt. Kitanglad Range, managed by the Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau – Forest and Wetland Research, Development, and Extension Center of the DENR on October 29, 2021.
ASSESSMENT AT SUAREZ HILLS ON OCTOBER 29, 2021
Suarez Hills located at Diversion Road, Kalasungay, Malaybalay City. It’s 360-degree view of the city is what makes this site unique and one can enjoy it’s amenities for visitors and tourists who wish to stay overnight or even just for a day
November 2, 2021 – Casa Blanca Bar & Restaurant Facebook Promotional Post November 3, 2021 – Pine Ridge Bukidnon Mountain Resort Facebook Promotional Post
ASSESSMENT AT UMANIKA ECO-CULTURAL FARM
Umanika Eco-Cultural Farm located at Zone 5, Impalambong Barangay 11, Malaybalay City on November 5, 2021. Locally grown organic products can be bought here marketed locally and internationally.
ASSESSMENT AT CAMP PALMA ECO PARK ON NOVEMBER 5, 2021
Newly opened Camp Palma Eco Park is located at Sta. Ana, Casisang. The Area is suitable for camping and glamping – a perfect venue for outdoor activities.
1ST TRAINING AND SEMINAR FOR MOUNTAIN ORGANIZERS AND OPERATORS (PRE- REQUISITE FOR CITY TOURISM ACCREDITATION)
The 1st Training and Seminar for Mountain Organizers and Operators as Pre-Requisite for City Tourism Accreditation was conducted on November 10, 2021 at the Garden’s Party Venue. The said activity was attended by different tour operators and organizers from Bukidnon with speakers from City Tourism Office and PAMB. The activity was concluded with the election of officers and the creation of the Malaybalay Organizers and Tour Operators Organization (MOTOO).
November 11-12, 2021 – Individual Performance Commitment and Review (IPCR) and Report Preparation was conducted on November 11-12, 2021 to all the Malaybalay City Tourism staff at Loiza’s Pavilion, this city. On the first day, the invited resource speakers from the city Human Resource Management Office, headed by the CHMO Magnolia Improgo, and her personnel Rolan Pesante, Cherish Tulang, and Jienjien Tanquion, discussed the importance of IPCR and strategic performance management system. Participants were grouped to craft the tourism office targets and accomplishments. Outputs were then presented by the different focal persons for discussion. The next day, a report preparation seminar was conducted with Ms. Jeanyben M. Dacalanio, Development Management Officer III as Resource Speaker.
November 18-19, 2021 – Tourism Development Plan Meeting at Loiza’s Pavilion with the TDP Working Committees for updating
ASSESSMENT AT REFUGE CAMP (CALEB) ON NOVEMBER 19, 2021
Refugee Camp located at the boundary of Barangays Kibalabag and Can-ayan, Malaybalay City is a 15-hectare land. This area is best for spiritual camping, retreat, and recollection
RE-VISIT AT FORTUNE VALLEY
Conducted on-site assessment on November 19, 2021 of Fortune Valley located at Barangay Can-ayan
ASSESSMENT AT TMG RESORT ON NOVEMBER 19, 2021
TMG Resort is located at Sitio Kilap-agan, Can-ayan Malaybalay City. Newly established the resort has a swimming pool and amenities for group overnight stay.
MOTOO’S INDUCTION OF OFFICERS
Induction of The Malaybalay Organizers and Tour Operators Organization (MOTOO) held its induction of officers at Camp Palma Eco Park on November 19, 2021 with Congressman Atty. John Flores as Inducting Officer.
November 20, 2021 – Discussion with Ms. Maria Rosario Saldua, Project Development Officer IV of the City Planning and Development Office for the proper assessment tools and methods in validating our farm tourism sites and other tourism destination.
VIDEO SHOOT FOR MT. DULANG-DULANG
PAMB video shoot for Mt. Kitanglad Range Natural Park promoting the Mt. Dulang-dulang via Dalwangan Route. The video was taken on November 23, 2021 at Barangay Dalwangan where Mt. Kitanglad Range view can be seen in the background.
November 24, 2021 – Inhandig Coffee Agriprenuer Facebook Promotional Post
November 27-28, 2021 – Malaybalay City COVID-19 IMT Community Monitoring Team Year End Assessment 2021
ECO-MOUNTAIN GUIDING TRAINING
Department of Tourism Region 10 conducted the seven-day ECO-Mountain Guiding Training with guest speakers from Viajero Outdoor Centre. The training was attended by the local guides of the different tourism sites here in Malaybalay City. It was held at NMACLRC, Dalwangan Malaybalay City from November 29, 2021 to December 5, 2021.
December 3, 2021 – Attended Christmas Lighting at the New Malaybalay City Hall
December 4, 2021 – NADA Facebook Post (Christmas Lighting)
The Mountain Tourism team year-end assessment at Delos Reyes White Sand Beach Resort Calamcam, Talisayan, Misamis Oriental on December 8-10, 2021.
December 9, 2021 – NADA Facebook Post (Sabangan, Can-ayan)
MTB CIRCUIT RACE
Mayor Doc Boy Flores Jr. MTB Circuit Race held at Camp Palma Eco Park at Sta. Ana, Casisang Malaybalay City on December 11, 2021 assisted by the personnel and staff of the City Tourism Division.
December 12, 2021 – Molann Diversified Farm Promotional Facebook Post
December 13, 2021 – Inspection and Re-orientation of the Minimum Health Protocol for events at Casa Blanca Bar and Restaurant
December 13, 2021 – MALAYBALAY CITY TOURISM RECEIVES PLAQUE OF RECOGNITION
Philippine Statistics Authority Provincial Product Accounts (PPA) concluded their Data Dissemination Forum and Awarding of Best Data Source Agencies last December 13, 2021 at Grand Hall, Loiza’s Pavilion, Casisang, Malaybalay City by recognizing partner agencies on their contributions to the success of PSA’s thrust in the delivery of efficient service.
DIALOGUE AT BARANGAY CAN-AYAN
Dialogue with the Barangay Council of Can-ayan, City Tourism Office, and the owners of private tourism sites in Barangay Can-ayan held on December 15, 2021. Discussions focused on the management, coordination and for the establishment of possible tourism circuit.
December 20, 2021 –Year End Assessment at Loiza’s Pavillion with the Hon. City Mayor Florencio T. Flores, Jr.
December 22, 2021 – Bukidnon Association of Tourism Officer meeting at Binahon Farm, Lantapan Bukidnon
December 27-29, 2021 Strategic planning, goal setting and team building activities at Amontay Beach Resort- Nasipit, Agusan del Norte.
Malaybalay City Tourism Office