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-Falls, Mambukal Hot Springs 3rd quarter top tourist sites

7-Falls Resort in Lake Sebu, Mambukal Hot Spring Resort in the City of Koronadal and Matinong’s Garden in Sto. Nino are the top three (3) tourist attraction sites in South Cotabato for the 3rd quarter of 2021, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported.           The total tourist arrivals for the 3rd quarter …

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SouthCot visitors nears 1 million mark

Tourist arrival in South Cotabato is  nearing the 1 million  mark, this as the Arts, Culture, Touriism & Museum (ACTM) Unit reported that tourist rrivals rom January to September this year already reached 928,996 Richie Matunding, ACTM Program Assistant disclosed that the first 9-month total for 2021 is a far cry from last year’s 9-month …

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Tribal leader admits IPs now “empowered”

“Indigenous peoples (IPs) in South Cotabato are more empowered today compared to five (5) years ago,” Tribal Leader Henry Malida said during the Kapihan sa Kapitolyo media forum via Virtual Zoom Application held recently and sponsored by the PGO – Information Division. Malida, Legislative Researcher of Board Member Edgar Sambog, South Cotabato’s Indigenous People Mandatory …

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“Tourist arrivals a big contribution to local economy” – Asaria

The province ‘s tourist arrivals speak of our efforts and contribution to the local economy, disclosed Senior Tourism Operations Officer Argie Ryan Asaria, chief of the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit.  Speaking during the culmination of the National Tourism Month celebration recently, Asaria stressed that the tourism value chain primarily means inclusivity and …

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LCAC conducts Local Cultural Dev’t Planning

The Local Culture and Arts Council (LCAC) in partnership with the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit conducted a Local Cultural Development Planning (LCDP) via Virtual Zoom Application last October 7 – 8.  Led by LCAC Co-Chairperson Architect Carlito Uy, participants include LCAC sectoral members and culture and arts stakeholders.  Edison Monalida, Project Development …

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to 11 Eco-Challenge officially launched

The Race to 11 Eco-Challenge, slated this November 11 was formally launched last September 30 during the culmination program of the Provincial Tourism Month held at the South Cotabato Gymnasium and Cultur An annual program of the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit, the Race to 11 coincided with the Helobung Festival of the …

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South Cotabato Tourism 5Officers inducted

A new set of Tourism Officers representing the lone city and ten (10) municipalities of South Cotabato were formally inducted during the culmination program of the Provincial Tourism Month celebration held last September 30 at the South Cotabato Gymnasium and Cultural Center. , The South Cotabato Tourism Officers inducted were Rodel Hilaado of Tboli (President), …

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Provincial Tourism Month Update… Koronadal City, Norala, Surallah LGUs win Top 3 Best Booth award

Koronadal City and the towns of Norala and Surallah won the Top 3 Best Booth award in the Provincial Tourism Investment, Product Display and Trade Fair held at 4th Floor, KCC Mall, City of Koronadal from September 15 – 30  in celebration of the National Tourism Month with its theme “Tourism for Inclusive Growth.”           …

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Provincial Tourism Month Update…Online Poduct Selling of LGUs a success

LGUs that participated in the Privincial Tourism Investment, Product Display and Trade Fair successfully levelled up the Product Selling endeavor of their One Town, One Product (OTOP) and One Barangay, One Product (OBOP) through “online” or using the social media platform particularly faceboook. Ten (10) LGUs joined the on-going Product Sellin at KCC Mall of …

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Provincial Tourism Month Update… Cash Prizes up for grab in Best Booth contest

Cash Prizes await Best Booth winners  in the on-going Provincial Tourism Investment, Product Display and Trade Fair held at the 4th Floor, KCC Mall of Marbel, City of Koronadal from September 15 – 30 and sponsored by the Arts, Culture, Tourism and  Museum (ACTM) Unit.           Top 3 winners will receive P15,000.00 each while consolation …

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