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Tourism Infra Projects on-going in South Cotabato

CITY OF KORONADAL — Touridm infrastructure projects are still on-going in South Cotabato, Provincial Engineer’s Office (PEO) Officer-in-Charge Engr. Frederick Soriano confirmed during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo held at the Provincial Information Office here.             Engr. Soriano disclosed that among infrastructure projects undertaken in 7-Falls in Lake Sebu town focused on road and parking …

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SPA students, tutors undergo Film Documentary Training

and teachers under the Special Program for the  Arts (SPA) of the Department of Education (DepED) South Cotabato Division underwent a 3-day webinar entitled  “Sinedokyu” Mobile Documentary Season 2 via Zoom Application in celebration of the National Heritage Month this month of May.             Reden Ulo Ulo, cultural worker and President of Lake Sebu Culture …

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ToNHM Update – Tourism Office launches Pamanang South Cotabato Contest

In celebration of the National Heritage Month every year in the month of May, the Arts,  Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit will launch the National Heritage Month Exhibit Display Contest: #Pamanang South Cotabato this coming May 16..             ACTM Culture & Arts  Coordinator  Tourism Operations Officer II Indira Cagaanan disclosed that the contest focuses …

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9 Lake Sebu tourist attractions among 1ST Qtr Top 15 tourist sites

Lake Sebu, South Cotavato’s prime eco-cultural destination and summer capital, conquered the majority of tourist attractions among the province’ 11 LGUs visited by domestic and foreign tourists for the first quarter of 2022, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported.           Nine (9) of Lake Sebu’s tourist attractions landed in the Top 15 …

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ACTM reports more than 400K !st Qtr Visitor Arrival

South Cotabato’s visitor arrival for the first quarter of 2022 reached 443,601, with Lake Sebu, the eco-cultural and summer tourist destination of the province still topping the statistics registering 213,079 domestic and foreign visitors, consisting of same day visitors or “excursionists”and guest nights, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported..             Lake Sebu’s …

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Fishkill threatens Lake Sebu due to erratic weather conditions

The municipality of Lake Sebu is threatened by fishkill due to the erratic weather patterns hittingprovinces all over the country, Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) chief Siegfred disclosed in an interview. Lake Sebu, South Cotabato’s eco-cultural tourist destination and summer capital, is known for tilapia which is the primary source of livelihood of inland fishermen …

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PEMO favors creation of Lake Sebu Dev’t Authority

The Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) chief Siegfred Flaviano favors the creation of the Lake Sebu Development Authority (LSDA) as suggested by members of the Provincial Development Council (PDC) during their  recent meeting. Lake Sebu is the province’s summer and prime eco-cultural tourist destination which is famous for its lakes, waterfalls and tilapia delicacy, and …

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PEMO chief espouses proper environmental management program to eco-tourism sites operators

The Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) advocatd the importance of proper environmental management to eco-tourism sites and attractions owners particularly those located in protection and multiple land use areas in the province of South Cotabato. PEMO chief Siegfred Flaviano disclosed that during a forum entitled “The Brutal Truth about Eco-Tourism”  during the celebration of Lunggo …

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ACTM starts accreditation caravan

The province’s Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit has started their Tourism Accreditation Caravan for the first semester of 2022 with three (3) nubicipalities in South Cotabato accomplished for the month of March. ACTM Accreditation, Marketing and Promotions chief Tourism Operations Officer I Francisco M. Cerbo, Jr. identified the 3 towns of Lake Sebu, …

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SCCAC readies for Nat’l Heritage Month celebration

CITY OF KORONADAL — The South Cotabato Culture and Arts Council (SCCAC) is now preparing for the National Heritage Month (NHM) celebration  celebrated every month of May spearheaded by the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit.           During the first quarter SCCAC meeting presided by ACTM Chief Senior Tourism Operations Officer Argie Ryan Asaria …

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