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CENTERSTAGE
14 An escape to Palaui
Tired of the hustle and bustle of the metro? Palaui’s shabby chic charm may just be what the doctor ordered. Find out just why the caves in Cagayan are worth the trip.

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10 Stories and Lore of Mapanuepe Lake
Mapanuepe Lake has it all—serene waters, calm skies, soothing views, and a horror story or two.

NORTHNEWS
36 LUCVB Holds 6th La Union Surfing Break 36 North Philippines Expo 2012 38 BCVB Organizes Baguio Tourism Summit 40 MNTC Holds Tara na sa Norte 2012 06 Northbound Staff 06 NPVB Welcome Note 08 Letter from the Readers

22 Spelunking in Cagayan 26 Tuguegarao City’s Sumptuous Pansit
You can’t visit Tuguegarao without trying their take on the ubiquitous Pinoy dish.

18 Endless Adventures in Aurora
Get the 411 on where to go and what to do when in Aurora.

32 The Taclobos and Sea Turtles
of the Hundred Islands
An up close and personal encounter with some of the Hundred Islands’ sea critters.

CRUISE CONTROL
44 How To Get There
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30 Kapurpurawan
Out-of-this-world rock formations await Laoag’s visitors in Kapurpurawan.

47 Calendar of Festivities 49 Directory 55 North Philippines Map

COVER PHOTO
Palaui

Photograph courtesy of Jerome Baluyot

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WELCOME LETTER

Welcome!
Dear Visitor, Welcome to North Philippines! For this issue of NorthBound Magazine, we feature eco-adventure activities and destinations in North Philippines, particularly in Cagayan. The province is known for its many spectacular caves. We all know about Callao Caves and its chapel, but nearby are less visited caves that offer equally pristine formations. You might want to consider them when you visit. At the northern tip of the province is an island than beckons to the off the beaten track traveler—Palaui. People go there to visit its centuriesold lighthouse and enjoy the relative privacy of its beaches. With breathtaking views of landscape against blue skies and pristine waters, a trip to the island is worth it. Have you ever heard of pancit batil patung? You’ll have to try that out when you visit Tuguegarao. We also touch on activities such as boating and trekking in Zambales, snorkeling in Pangasinan, beaches, waterfalls and surfing Aurora and many others. So as the cool (and sunny) weather sets in, take that adventure and drive up to North Philippines. You’ll never regret rediscovering the North!
Renie U. Ticzon is the President of North Philippines Visitors Bureau; and Vice President for Marketing of Manila North Tollways Corporation.

RENIE U. TICZON
PUBLISHER Renie U. Ticzon, NPVB President EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Karlo de Leon EDITOR-AT-LARGE Ivan Anthony Henares CONTRIBUTING WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS Benj Espina, Pinoy Adventurista, Roman Leo Reyman, Kara Santos, Fung Yu, Estan Cabigas, Jerome Baluyut, Reynaldo Torres Livara Jr. of City of the Alaminos Tourism Office MARKETING MANAGER Angelo Concepcion OPERATIONS MANAGER Jesame Nabong PUBLICATION AND CIRCULATIONS Bea Cupin LAYOUT AND DESIGN Evcom Fabrication SECRETARIAT Welmar Cruel ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE Bobby Dizon

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Opinions expressed here are solely of the writers and not necessarily endorsed by NPVB. Reproduction of photos in full or in part is prohibited, unless permission is secured from the Editor and the publishers. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this publication. However, NPVB cannot accept legal responsibility for any error or omission. Published quarterly by the North Philippines Visitors Bureau and the Manila North Tollways Corporation-NLEX.

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LETTERS FROM

THE READERS
Dear Northbound Team, I’m impressed with the fascinating destinations featured in NorthBound that stir the excitement and eagerness in me to explore more of North Philippines. My favorite article was the Lakbay Norte 2 from Issue 8. It’s a great, brief, and helpful tool for every traveler, such as myself, to have around during trips Northbound! More power, Renz Castrodes, Davao City

“It’s a great, brief and helpful tool for every traveler!”
Dear NPVB, One time I came across a particular hotel and was able to read a copy of Northbound. There are certain tourist spots that are not known to many. It’s a good thing these places and activities are featured in your magazine. I can’t wait until my next travel. I’ll choose to go and experience the best of what the North has to offer. Best of Luck, Mike Ando, Zamboanga City

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Stories and lore of

MAPANUEPE LAKE
By Roman Leo A. Reyman

1991 when one of the 20th century’s worst volcanic eruptions happened— Mount Pinatubo erupted, leaving many Zambaleños devastated. At the same time, however, Pinatubo was creating what would later be the lake. Lahar started flowing, blocking the passages of the main river and other tributaries around San Marcelino. When the rains came pouring, the rivers overflowed, flooding the villages of Aglao and Pili. Eventually, the two barangays were submerged—today Aglao is completely submerged while Pili is inundated. The events led to the birth of a lake which is now 70 to 80 feet deep. Supposedly, no lives were claimed when the two villages were submerged. Our boatmen said that Aglao residents were warned of the dangers beforehand, giving them enough time to evacuate. However, I was cynical about the claim. Most Filipinos believe that our faith can spare us from cataclysmic events, whether it be a man-made or natural. It was the same mentality of the people of Daraga when they sought shelter in Cagsawa church that was eventually devastated by the lava.

Maybe, just maybe, when the floods started to enter parts of Aglao and Pili, some of the residents ran into the twostorey Santo Nino as well. The church, unfortunately, was not spared from the wrath of nature; it is partially submerged in what is now Mapanuepe lake. The steel cross of the Santo Nino church however, is still visible. Today, no accounts exist to

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tapped Jessanie’s back as she gazed towards the lake and mountains nearby. Then I asked our boatmen about the legendary stories in the area. It seemed like a dream at first. But when everything around me started to become tangible, I finally realized that I wasn’t dreaming. I was on a boat navigating the vastness of Mapanuepe Lake, Zambales. The lake, in its serenity and dormancy, gives the impression that it was meant to be there—a notion that would soon be dispelled by a quick tour courtesy of our boatmen. The calmness of the lake is an interesting contrast to the story behind its

formation, which could have easily been taken out of a horror novel. Mapanuepe Lake, also referred to as “Lawa” by locals, is said to be the home of a 7-8 feet creature. The notion has since been dispelled by American TV series “Destination of Truth” when it was featured in the show. Experts later explained that the shadows under water might just have been schools of fish, which formed a creature-like shape when seem from above. More interesting than the tales of a local Loch Ness monster, however, is the story of the lake’s origins. It was on June 15,

The lake, in its serenity and dormancy, gives the impression that it was meant to be there—a notion that would soon be dispelled after a quick tour courtesy of our boatmen.
prove (or disprove) how many lives were lost when the town was submerged. As we were touring the lake, our boatmen continued to recount the details of their experiences when the two barangays were submerged. Along the way, they showed us the “before and after” of each village.

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They also shared yet another chilling tale from the area. According to them, the lake claims one life a year; if it fails to take a life, two people die the following year. Residents have also claimed that they hear screeches coming from the lake at night—supposedly, two marines also disappeared mysteriously after taking a swim in the lake. These kinds of folktales may seem just like the typical horror-story-from-a-distantplace, but it felt different hearing it from people who actually witnessed the event. And at the end of the day, it wasn’t hearing creepy and disturbing stories that mattered, but knowing how the locals prevailed in the end. The monster creature may be a fiction but its story—though tragic—is something treasured by the residents of Aglao because it gives them link to their old village. We explored Mapanuepe Lake for more than an hour, including our attempts to climb the peak of the church’s cross. Our boatmen also docked our bangka on the other side of the lake so we could have a view of the scene’s surrounding mountains. One boatman brought us to his nipa hut built amidst thick greenery. While we were there, we learned that the town of San Marcelino in Zambales still functions with a barter system—people bring fruits and vegetables to the town in exchange for meat and rice. Jessanie and I boarded our rented vehicle after our trip, finally feeling less alien in our own province. We were also relieved to know that the mining facility nearby had already closed down, bringing the waters of Mapanuepe back to healthy levels. Recently, it had been polluted because of the mercury from mining. It’s amazing to think about how the Mount Pinatubo eruption both destroyed and created something for locals—facts that can make you both fear and revere the volcano. It claimed lives and terrain, but it gave back something else in return. It makes you wonder: after Mapanuepe Lake, what other surprises could nature come up with?

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CENTERSTAGE

PALAUI
Words by Kara Santos, Photos by Jerome Baluyut

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On the North Eastern fringes of the Philippines sits Faro de Cabo Engaño or Cape Engaño, a 19th century lighthouse atop a hill. For decades, the lighthouse has safely guided vessels passing through the Babuyan channel from the West Philippine Sea and the Pacific Ocean. But time and nature have not been kind to the lighthouse—tree roots and branches snake through the cracks in the roofless stone structure, while weeds grow on its pillars. The winding metal stairway leading up to the top of the lighthouse, is also rusted beyond use. Separated from mainland Luzon by rough and unpredictable seas, the structure itself has been abandoned; no one has worked or lived here for decades—and that’s just fine.

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The shabbiness and pallor is all part of Cape Engaño’s charm. Its condition adds an air of mystery to the isolation and striking seascape; rocky cliffs and white sand beaches define the coastline of the sparsely populated Palaui Island, where the deserted lighthouse is located. On a clear day from the top of the hill, you can get a postcard-perfect view of the sea against the clear blue sky. Setting foot in the lighthouse is like stepping into another time, making you feel like an intrepid explorer from the 19th century who’s out to rediscover something lost and forgotten. Needless to say, an adventurous spirit is a must when visiting Palaui Island. We woke up the morning of our visit to gloomy gray skies, with the threat of a downpour hanging over our heads. Our group headed off to the port of San Vicente in Cagayan, where you can find the 642 kilometer marker—the last kilometer marker in Northeast Luzon tracing the distance from Luneta in Manila. 16
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There, boats were waiting to take us on our island-hopping trip. After a 40-minute boat ride through relatively mild waves, we made it to our first stop at the northwestern part of Palaui Island, Siwang Cove, which is dotted with tiny white corals and hermit crabs. According to locals, the waters around Palaui Island are part of a marine reserve, and game fishing is popular in the area. The waves were much stronger as we approached Cape Engaño. The swells made our boats drift like a rollercoaster along the sea, and sometimes we lost sight of the boats in front of us. The group breathed a collective sigh of relief upon reaching the island, even if the golden sand on the shores of the island sank beneath our feet. This made it hard to walk on the shore, but we were just glad to be on something solid. As we climbed the hill towards the lighthouse, the weather cleared up a bit, giving us a better view of the island. The hike up to the lighthouse

is relatively easy but I still had to catch my breath a few times. Breathlessness aside, one can’t help but stop to admire the scenery a few times. On one side of the island lies a plain separating the calm cove where the boats dock from the rocky shoreline facing the Pacific Ocean. On the northeast side of the island is a cliff, where you can see the jagged islets that keep Palaui company—the uninhabited Dos Hermanas (two

sisters) and Camiguin (North) island. After a few more minutes of climbing, our group finally reached the lighthouse. As I caught my breath and looked around, I knew that this was one of those places where losing yourself in the scenery is as easy as pie. If wanderlust runs through your veins, Palaui is one of those places you definitely have to visit.

FAST FACTS

Cape Engaño Lighthouse at Punta Verde point in Palaui was first constructed in 1888 during the Spanish Colonial era and was first lit on December 30, 1892. The National Museum declared the station an “important cultural property,” qualifying it for restoration. The lighthouse is not the easiest place to get to. By land, it takes a 10-12 hour bus ride to get to Tuguegarao, followed by another three to four hour trip to Santa Ana, Cagayan by van or public bus. From the San Vicente port in Santa Ana, it will take another hour or so by fishing boat to the islands of Palaui. There are no accommodations in Cape Engaño, so adventurous souls should bring camping equipment, including potable water if they plan to stay the night.

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AURORA
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BY PINOY ADVENTURISTA

Nestled within the Sierra Madre Mountain ranges, the province of Aurora is gifted with rugged terrains and a mountainous landscape. Known as a haven for many outdoor activities, the province is also home to never ending adventure with its host of natural wonders – mountains, waterfalls, rock formations, and beaches. The province’s jagged topography makes it an ideal playground for adventure junkies and outdoor enthusiasts seeking an exhilarating and extraordinary experience.

Aniao Islet The two “stunted” islets lie south of the Dimadimalangat islet in Barangay Zabali, Baler. The islets, which look like bullets poking out of the sea, feature bushes, vegetation, small trees, and lush greens on their surface.

Ermita Hill It’s the highest point in Baler, so it’s no wonder that a picturesque overhead view of the towns of Baler, Sambang, and Cemento await climbers. Even the foot of the hill contains visit-worthy sights for visitors: “Tromba Marina,” a site built to commemorate the families who climbed up the hill to survive a catastrophic tsunami that happened on December 27, 1735.

Ditumabo Mother Falls Located in Barangay Ditumabo in the town of San Luis, it’s one of the major attractions of the province. According to locals, it’s the biggest waterfalls in the province at a height of 140 feet—which explains why it’s called the “mother falls.” Lush greeneries welcome you at the start of the short 30-minute trek to the waterfalls. Expect river crossing and climbing some rock formations as you traverse through the trail. Small waterfalls, stunning rock formations, and luscious undergrowths are also a sight to behold along the way.

Digisit Beach and Rock Formations Sculpted through years of battering from crashing waves, these eye-catching rock formations will leave visitors in awe. The islets, located in Barangay Zabali in Baler, contain abundant greenery and remarkable bonsai-like trees. The craggy rocks make for an ideal location for “cam-whoring,” photo shoots, and the token tourist shots.

Digisit Waterfalls Located near the beach in Barangay Zabali, a visit to the waterfalls requires a bit of hiking on the side of a hill. No worries though, as the sights and sounds of the Digisit waterfalls are well-worth the two-minute hike.

Sabang Beach Surfing Site Sabang Beach is one of the country’s prime surfing sites, and is Baler’s source of pride, alongside its rich history and natural wonders. The beach’s long and gray shoreline, coupled with a steady source of waves from the Pacific Ocean make it a popular destination for veteran and newbie surfers alike.
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WHAT’S UP CAGAYAN
BY KARLO DE LEON

Rich in eco-tourism and adventure activities, heritage architecture, and a wide array of food delicacies, Cagayan will never fail to entice the weekend traveler with the variety of what it can offer. While passing through its valleys and hilly countryside, visitors will find themselves amazed at the wonders of Cagayan’s landscape. Less-knowledgeable visitors miss out on the beauty of Cagayan. If they only knew what’s there in store for them. The Cagayan North Convention and Visitors Bureau (CNCVB) has been a partner of North Philippines Visitors Bureau (NPVB) in promoting Cagayan as a tourist destination, starting initially by promoting religious heritage and religious events in Cagayan. One of their biggest projects is the Marian Voyage of Peace. Now on its third year, the Marian Voyage of Peace attracts thousands of Marian devotees from all over the Philippines to take part and witness Marian images from all over the Philippines in one destination. CNCVB is currently holding it once every other year. The next event is set on June 2013.

CNCVB is currently headed by tourism envoy Ms. Caridad Esquibil. Part of the plans of CNCVB is to increase tourism support in the province by providing accurate travel information to visitors and increasing awareness as to what Cagayan can offer. Part of the vision of CNCVB is to organize the province into a tourist friendly destination, capable of handing the needs of tourists of all kinds - from backpackers to adventure seekers, and even those looking forward to holding conferences amidst Cagayan’s wonders.

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Spelunking in
BY IVAN HENARES

CAGAYAN
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and Cagayan Valley many times over. The cave has seven chambers which you can explore—several with natural openings on top from which the sunlight peeks through . Also part of the Peñablanca Protected Landscapes and Seascapes is a better-preserved and less-visited cave also within the Callao Ecotourism Zone, nearby Sierra Cave. It’s a tough 20-meter steep climb to get to the entrance but once you’re inside, navigating becomes manageable. The crystal and limestone formations inside are very fragile, which is why they take extra care in protecting the cave by limiting people inside. In fact, they only take in a maximum of twelve people at a time. It’s cool near the entrance. But as you

move deeper inside the cave, it gets really warm. I enjoyed the spectacular formations and observing the animal life inside the cave. It’s a surprise how they survive in such harsh conditions, considering how much of a hard time we had even if we experienced it just for a few seconds. We turned off all our lights and kept quiet for a while just to find out the feeling of silence in total darkness. Since we had our cameras with us, we decided to leave through the entrance, instead of the popular exit that entails crawling in the mud. Another attraction of the area is the Pinacanauan River which is perfect for a boat trip. There are boats for hire below Callao Cave. There’s an area a few minutes by boat from Callao where you can have a picnic, which is what we did—complete with raw

meat and fish to grill. Just make sure to clean up after if you do plan to have a barbeque in the area. After relaxing a bit and taking a cat nap, we went back to the jump-off point. Another attraction during sundown are the bats who leave one of the caves in the area simultaneously. I was told that the place used to have a several eagles which would feast on the bats as they flew out. But for some reason, however, they’ve since disappeared. Cagayan is a weekend trip from Manila you have to try. The drive to Tuguegarao is between 9 to 10 hours via the NLEX, SCTEx and Maharlika Highway.
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Tuguegarao City’s sumptuous pansit
BY ESTAN CABIGAS

A beaten egg, cooking from the heat of the other ingredients, topped it all. The sumptuous aroma was already filling the small eatery. Luckily, I was in pansit batil patung heaven, ready with fork in hand for my meal. Noodle dishes are quite common in the Philippines. While it is common in most places, there are a handful of towns and cities that have their own take of the humble fare, taking in the locale’s own identity. The northern city of Tuguegarao in Cagayan province is already famous for the adventure, natural, and heritage destinations but first time visitors’ curiosity will immediately be piqued when almost all eateries, from carinderias and restaurants offer pansit batil patung (or patong). The ubiquitous fare is a noodle dish with a mix of ingredients— vegetables are first sautéed and seasoned then transferred into a dish or container. What follows is the meat, which is cooked in water to make a broth. Once tender and ready, it is then removed and fresh miki is placed in the pan. An egg

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was staring hungrily at the piping hot noodle dish served before me. The layers of sahog (ingredients) were making my mouth water: crushed chicharon (pork rind cracklings), ground carabeef, sliver of pork liver, mung bean sprouts (togue), scallions, julienned carrots, and cabbages on a bed of hand made fresh miki.

is beaten in, stirred, seasoned, and the dish is left to simmer. After a minute or two, a portion of the soup is ladled out and then left to simmer again. Once the broth has reduced, the dish is ready and finally served on a plate. The meat and stir fried vegetables are then added, fresh egg is whisked (batil) and placed on top (patung). There are variations of pansit batil patung, and ingredients can vary (some add slivers of hotdog or lechon). Usually, it is egg, sunny side up, placed on top before serving. Once on the table, a cup of the soup and the pamasingo, a shallow container with freshly chopped onions, toyo, vinegar and kalamansi juice completes the ensemble. One can either drink the soup or pour it on the pansit batil patung and just consume with gusto. The dish is filling enough and is a meal in itself. There are many eateries around the city and most locals have their own favorite noodle place. Popular ones are Gretchen’s, Paul Louis, Long Life, Joemar’s, Amigo’s, and Nangs. Pansit batil patung can cost from P30 to P80 depending on the place, size, and number of ingredients included. One thing’s for sure though—one should never leave Tuguegarao City without savouring this popular and delicious fare.

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Kapurpurawan
BY FUNG YU

“Kapurpurawan,” literally means “white” in the local dialect—a fitting name to a majestic rock formation carved from thousands of years of weathering thanks to water and wind. The rock formation’s stark whiteness makes it stand out from its surround landscape, as does the way it changes colors during sun set, much like Ayers Rock in Australia. Kapurpurawan in Laoag City is near the Cape Bojeador lighthouse in Burgos.

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THE TACLOBOS AND SEA TURTLES OF THE H undred I slands
WORDS BY BENJ ESPINA, PHOTOS BY REYNALDO TORRES LIVARA, JR.

As one would expect, the islands offer many types of activities for different kinds of travelers. Families on holiday can rent out cottages in the three most developed islands in the national park; there’s Governor’s (where Pinoy Big Brother was shot), Children’s (named for the shallow waters around the island), and “Quezon” (the largest of the islands). For those who are a little bit more adventurous and would want to base with the ecology and natural wonders of the isles, snorkeling is definitely the way to go. Like other places in the Philippines, Pangasinan’s waters are teeming with marine life. The national park status of the islands has allowed the government to protect the diverse ecology that calls the Hundred Islands home. There are numerous snorkeling sites around the islands—just ask the local boatmen who are well-versed on where these reef patches can be found. Among the biggest attractions in the park are the taclobos or giant clams. Taclobos are among the world’s largest mollusks. During their adult stage, these bivalves stay in place, relying on the algae that live near their mouths to supply them with the sustenance they need. Their immobile lives have also left them vulnerable to poachers, although several measures have been taken to protect the giant clams. Want an up-and-close encounter with the taclobos? Near the Quezon Island pier, you can find a taclobo nursery. The smaller clams are seeded in small enclosures, keeping them away from predators as they grow. Part of the nursery’s advocacy is to educate tourists on the need to keep the balance of the Hundred Islands’ ecosystem.

The Hundred Islands of Alaminos, Pangasinan remains to be one of the most underappreciated natural attractions in Northern Philippines. Located near the westernmost point of Pangasinan, the series of islands may look isolated in the midst of the calm azure waters, but the 124 islands are actually all within 20 minutes by boat from the mainland. The trick to making the most out of a weekend to the Hundred Islands is to venture off the beaten track—which in this case, means opting to visit the less developed islands.

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Aside from the clams, reef fish are also a common sight in the snorkeling areas around the Hundred Islands. These colorful fish find refuge in the hard and soft corals endemic to the area. If you’re lucky, you might just see the ultimate prize when snorkeling in the Hundred Islands (and in the Philippines for that matter)—a sea turtle! Studies suggest that the Hundred Islands is home to at least two species of sea turtles. Sightings are rare, but when the waters are calm and visibility is good, the chances of seeing one should improve dramatically. Despite the fact that the islands are rather near to each other, the currents that run through the passageways in between can be tricky for novice swimmers. It’s advisable to take a boat or kayak out to a snorkel site rather than swimming out to the spot even if the water seems calm. It would be ideal if you were to bring your own mask, snorkel, and fins but if you don’t have your own set yet, there are plenty of hawkers near the pier who rent out equipment (along with standard camping gear) for a reasonable fee. Even if you’ve been to the Hundred Islands before, never think that you’ve seen it all. Each island has wonders and secrets of its own—both in the landscape and the seascape under the waves. The Hundred Islands National Park is one of the most underrated attractions in Northern Philippines—you just have to know where its wondrous secrets and unique charm lay hidden. 34
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LUCVB HOLDS 6TH LA UNION SURFING BREAK
The La Union Convention and Visitors Bureau (LUCVB) organized the sixth La Union Surfing Break held last October 28-30 in San Juan, La Union. The La Union Surfing Break is an annual activity which gathers surfers from all over the Philippines to witness and join various beach activities and competitions. The first day of the event was highlighted by the start of a three-day surf clinic, a beach volleyball tournament, and a photography contest during the day and the La Union Surfing Bodies at night. The second day activities included a tattoo fest and an Oktober fest. The last day, meanwhile, featured the kite-flying competition, the awarding and closing ceremonies and finally, the beach party at night.

NORTH PHILIPPINES EXPO 2011
The Department of Tourism (Regions 1, 2, 3, and CAR) organized the 2011 North Philippines Tourism and Travel Expo held last November 11-13 at SM City Clark, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga. The NorthPhil Expo is an annual exhibition which serves as a venue to introduce new tourism products and destinations, both domestic and international, to captivate the travel trade and tourism market, particularly in North Philippines. The three-day event was visited by thousands of mall-goers and consumers looking for good travel deals. Some of the exhibitors were: Cebu Pacific, NPVB’s member CVBsNueva Ecija Convention and Visitors Bureau and Pangasinan Visitors Bureau, Hotel Elizabeth, Holiday Inn, Clark Freeport, and Subic Bay.

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BCVB ORGANIZES BAGUIO TOURISM SUMMIT 2011
Baguio Convention and Visitors Bureau (BCVB) organized the 2011 Baguio Tourism Summit held last August 25 and 26, 2011 at Baguio Country Club, Baguio City. Various tourism stakeholders- government, local authorities and private sectors gathered in this event to attain their objective to Recognize, Reaffirm, Recall, Emphasize and Realize their effective engagement into programs on tourism development. At the end of the summit, the attending parties came up with a resolution to “set their hand and seal to signify their noble intention and dedication to take part in the development of the Tourism Industry, particularly by being integral to the realization to work towards its cooperative development and Promotes an atmosphere of Pro-Active Tourism, where each action taken is towards ‘Thinking Tourism and Acting Tourism.’ and makes each and every voice heard in subscription to the axiom that: ‘No One can whistle a Symphony; it takes an Orchestra to play it.’”

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With the purpose of promoting the North Philippines as a preferred tourist destination in the Philippines, the Tara Na Sa Norte Travel Fair showcased the tourism potentials of North Philippines as the emerging tourist destination for nature, adventure, cultural heritage, culinary, and the arts. Around 80 tourism and travel trade joined the travel fair offering low season tour packages, airfares, and other special deals. Participants in the fair were treated to cultural presentations, raffle prizes from hotels and resorts and corporate presentations by exhibitors. Some of the booth exhibitors are AirAsia, Microtel, Fersal Hotels, Tarlac Conventions and Visitors Bureau, Greater Subic Bay Tourism Bureau, Province of Tarlac, Province of Nueva Ecija, Bulacan Association of Resort Owners, Sun Cellular and Subic Bay Metropolian Authority. The event was supported by Robinsons Land Corporation, Department of Tourism, TIEZA, Clark Development Corporation, Sun Cellular, Victory Liner and Team Philippines.

MNTC HOLDS TARA NA SA NORTE 2012
With the success of Tara Na Sa Norte in Manila held last July 2011, the Manila North Tollways Corporation in partnership with Robinsons Land Corporation and the North Philippines Visitors Bureau held yet another Tara Na Sa Norte Travel Fair. The tourism fair, with its theme “It’s More Fun in North Philippines”, lasting three days from July 13 to 15, was well attended by tourism practitioners, sellers, stakeholder, students as well as regular mall visitors. Some of the guests who were there during the opening were Department of Tourism Assistant Secretary Domingo Ramon Enerio, US Counselor for Economic Affairs Brent Christensen, Indonesian Minister Counselor Hon. R. Toto Waspodo, Bing Francisco of TIEZA, Air Asia CEO Marianne Hontiveros, Clark Development Corporation EVP and COO Philip Panlilio, Clark International Airport Corporation President Victor Luciano, Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation President and CEO Ramoncito Fernandez, MNTC President Rodrigo Franco, MNTC VP for Marketing Renie Ticzon, TEAM Philippines Chairman Robert Lim Joseph and DOT Region 2 Director Blessilda Diwa .

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HOW TO GET THERE
CAGAYAN
VIA CAR: From Manila, take the NLEXSCTEX route and take the exit at Amucao, Tarlac, following the road going to Central Luzon State University. Pass through going to Maharlika Highway and straight to Tuguegarao. VIA PUBLIC TRANSPO: Board a bus going to Tuguegarao.

While others prefer an adventure (getting lost on the trip) there are people who still prefer knowing what roads to take to get to the right destination. We had compiled a list on how to get to the places we had written on this issue of Northbound. Enjoy the trip! Pantabangan. Go through the Sierra Madre Mountain Range until you reach Aurora.” VIA PUBLIC TRANSPO: Take a bus going to Cabanatuan and ride a van going to Aurora

SUBIC BAY
VIA CAR: Take the North Luzon Expressway exit at Dau. Enter SCTEX and exit at Subic Freeport Expressway (Tipo Road, Bataan) VIA PUBLIC TRANSPO: Take a Victory Liner bus to Olongapo.

ALAMINOS
VIA CAR: Take the NLEX-SCTEX route and exit at Luisita. Drive towards Baguio until you reach Urdaneta. From Urdaneta, follow the road going to Alaminos. VIA PUBLIC TRANSPO: Take a Victory Liner bus to Alaminos. Head for the Lucap Wharf, where you can take boat to the Hundred Islands National Park.

KAPURPURAWAN
VIA CAR: Drive all the way to Laoag then to Burgos, Ilocos Norte. VIA PUBLIC TRANSPO Take a bus to Laoag. From Laoag, take a bus to Burgos and get off the town proper. Take a motorbike or rent a tricycle to the Rock Formation.

PALAUI
VIA CAR: Drive past Tuguegarao until you reach the town of Sta. Ana. Head for the San Vicente Port where you can hire boats going to Palaui. VIA PUBLIC TRANSPO: Take a bus going to Tuguegarao, and from there take another bus going to Sta. Ana. Another option is to take a bus from Sampaloc, Manila directly to Sta Ana. Take a tricycle going to the port.

ZAMBALES
VIA CAR: Drive all the way to Iba, Zambales until you reach the town of San Marcelino. Make a right before the San Marcelino Market and drive straight to Aglao. VIA PUBLIC TRANSPO: Take a bus going to Iba and get off at the San Marcelino market. Ride a jeepney bound for Aglao and alight at the lake.

AURORA
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Calendar of

Festivities
Baguio City 103nd Foundation Day
September 1 Baguio City
The Summer Capital of the Philippines will be commemorates its 103rd year as a chartered city.

Singkaban Festival

Feast of the Triumph of the Cross of Jesus
September 14 San Jose, Tarlac
The feast commemorates the finding of the cross. Every September 14, all monastery and basilicas, including the Monasterio de Tarlac, that keeps a relic of the true cross opens the silver reliquary to the public for veneration.

Fiestang Kuliat

Oct 1 - Oct 31 Angeles City, Pampanga
A month-long celebration of the twin fiestas of Angeles City, namely La Naval and Fiestang Apu, the event features various cultural events, social missions, special shows like car exhibits, beauty pageant, tourism and trade fair cum exhibits, street dancing parade with various sectors, schools and government agencies participating. The celebration is highlighted by the annual Tigtigan at Terakan Keng Dalan.

Sept 8-15 Malolos, Bulacan
Singkaban festival is a festival of arts and culture in honor of the patron saint of the province, Our Lady of Victory. Singkaban Festival showcases the traditional arts of “Balagtasan”, folk dances and “kundiman” amidst a display of Singkaban arches.

Angel Festival
Sept 29 San Rafael, Bulacan

La Naval Festival

A yearly street dancing festivity featuring various angel costumes in honor of Saint Rafael the Archangel.

Second Sunday of October Angeles City, Pampanga
This town fiesta is held in honor of the Virgin of the Holy Rosary. Homes welcome friends, relatives, and surprise guests with warm hospitality and good food.

Fiestang Apo

Last Sunday of October Angeles City, Pampanga
Fiestang Apo or Apo Day include several prayers and masses held at the chapel and it is not unusual to see those who have just finished attending the mass to go over to the stalls and stores in the area which open only every Fridays.

Surfing Break 7

October 26-28 San Juan, La Union
Launched in 2006, La Union Surf Break is held annually in San Juan, La Union to educate the public about surfing through proper teaching methods. This event offers several activities like surfing clinics and surfing competitions.

DIRECTORY
BAGUIO
(074) 619 0367; 446 5594 CANTINETTA 660 Camp John Hay, Baguio City (074) 4424819 Under restaurant CHOCO-LATE DE BATIROL Igorot Garden, Gate 2 Camp John Hay (074) 446 7006 S.O.U.L CAFÉ Camp 1, Rosario, La Union (072) 712 0852 SOLIBAO RESTAURANT Session Road (074) 442 3867; 442 6797 SWISS BAKER SM City Baguio (074) 442 8834 Gen. Luna Road (074) 442 6590 NOANTS CONSULTANCY 26 Rizal Park (074) 442 5041; 442 6295 PILIPINAS REALTY MANAGEMENT CORP. 23 Marcos Highway (074) 442 1327 PHIL. ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY (PEZA) Philippine Economic Zone, Loakan Road (074) 447 3329 PHIL. INFORMATION AGENCY (PIA) Lualhati Compound, Romulo Drive (074) 442 2150 PICART INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER Road 2, 11 Manzanillo St. 6 Floor CFSPI Building, Easter Road (074) 300 4500 PLDT 22 Session Road (074) 442-4567 SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY Bonifacio Street (074) 444 8246 to 48 UNIVERSITY OF BAGUIO Gen. Luna Road (074) 442 3071 UNIVERSITY OF THE CORDILLERAS Governor Pack Road (074) 442 3316 VICTORY LINER, INC. Passenger Center, PNR Compound (074) 619 0000 BAGUIO CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU 2nd floor, BCVB Building Abad santos Drice Burnham Park (074) 442 4315

DIRECTORY
ADVENTURE RESORT Tigbe, Norzagaray (078) 844-4639 361-1087 /361-0425 (044) / 698-8999 AMADEUS PARK & RESORT Sapphire Homes. Plaridel 670-2155 BAKAS RIVER RESORT Matictic, Norzagaray 694-7950 BALAGTAS RESORT Balagtas 815-6227 BALUARTE DEL POZZINO’S RESORT Caingin, , San Rafael 0928-7211419 BIG ROCK FARM RESORT Coral na Bato, , San Rafael 0917-787-0576 BOCAUE GREEN FARM Bagumbayan, Bocaue 692-5719 BON-BON RESORT San Nocolas Bulakan, Bulacan 792-1353 CARMI’S RESORT & HOTEL San Juan, San Ildefonso 677-1469 CASA ELUM Pantubig, Marilao 711-3926 CHIVET RESORT Meysulao, Calumpit 0927-517-1735/ COOL WATER RESORT Laklahan, Sta. Maria COOL WAVES RANCH AND WATERPARK RESORT San Nicolas Bulakan, Bulacan 792-2870/664-1578 CRESTA DEL MONTE Sto. Cristo 0919-319-9324 CRESTA DEL CARMEN RESORT Esguerra St. Poblacion, Pulilan 0916-4225246 DAD’S VINEYARD Sta. Rosa, Marilao 248-7169 DAILY BREAD FARM AND RESORT Bonga Menor, Bustos DALISAY FARM GARDEN Tungkong Mangga DE LARISSE RESORT AND PAVILLION Pandayan, Meycauayan 721-4031 DIVINE VIEW RESORT Buenavista, Sta. Maria 0917-946-4830 DJ PARADISE RESORT Mc Arthur Highway, Dakila, Malolos 791-5129 DREAM WAVES RESORT Turo Bocaue 699-1366 EFCOR GARDEN JGH RECREATION AND LIVELIHOOD PARK Angat 671-7404 EL BUENO RESORT Longos, Calimpit 202-4451 EMCCO PAVILLION Pandayan, Meycauayan 721-4031 FALCON CREST RESORT Partida, Lingunan, Norzagaray 694-1604 FARM MASTER’S RESORT Tibagan, San Miguel FELIZA FOREST MINI PRIVATE RESORT Sta. Maria 0917-520-3371 FMA RESORT PRIVATE GARDEN Kaypian 02-364-9628 FOUR KING RESORT Abangan Sur, Marilao 711-5555 FUN AND SUN RESORT Borol 2nd, Balagtas 693-1239 GALILEE MANSION AND GARDEN San Pedro, Bustos 617-1587 GAZEBO DE AMOR Iba Este, Calumpit 0922-835-1772 GITNA NG NAYON ( Private ) Duhat, Buacaue 692-3529/692-2364 GOLDEN FOREST RESORT Norzagaray 694-1853 / 691-2224 GOLDEN IN SHOWER Tabang, Guiguinto 794-1174-44/ GREEN COUNTRY Maligaya Village, Pajo, Meycauayan 0917-847-7869 GREEN FARM GARDEN RESORT #741 Ligas, Malolos 0920-206-1061 GREEN TREES RESORT AND HOTEL Tanawan, Bustos GROTTO VISTA RESORT Graceville 691-0223 / 691-0224 GUESS RESORT Pasong Intsik, San Rafael HARDINA RESORT Borol 1st, Balagtas 693-2556 HIDDEN ROCK RESORT & RESTOBAR Tiaong, Guiguinto 794-3771 ILUMINADA RESORT Bungahan, Malolos 791-1250 JADE RESORT & RECREATIONAL Balatog, Pulilan 676-1408 JED’S ISLAND RESORT Gatbuca, Calumpit 675-1652 JGH RESORT Sulukan, Angat 671-1674 JOE PRIS RESORT AND PAVILLION Lawa, Meycauayan 721-4031 JOGIMA FARM AND RESORT San Francisco, Bulakan, Bulacan 792-1330 KALIKASAN SWIMMING POOL GARDEN Caingin, Meycauayan 0928-205-2881 KING LEONARDO FANTASY Tambubong, Bocaue KRISTIMAR WATER PARK Bambang, Bulakan, Bulacan 668-0336 KR’s San Pedro, Bustos LANESCA RESORT, INC. Catmon, Sta. Maria 0916-397-6066 LA PULILAN RIVERVIEW RESORT, HOTEL, RESTAURANT Longos, Pulilan 676-1711 LA RESIDENCIA CLUB HOUSE Pio, Calumpit 675-0862 LA TERAZZO Calumpang Calumpit 675-0241 LAWISWIS KAWAYAN SPA AND RESORT Brg.Buiguion, Calumpit 675-1966 LIDUANA FARM RESORT ( Private ) Batia, Bocaue 0921-201-3852 LONG MEADOWS COUNTRY RESORT Mahogany St. , Sta. Maria 044-641-0118 LUISKY VIEW PARK RESORT Bacood St. Matimbo, Malolos 662-1136 LUNTINANG PARAISO RESORT AND HOTEL Tabang, Guiguinto 794-1258 MAHABANG PARANG Sta. Maria MALAMIG PARK RESORT #410 Malamig, Bustos 0917-389-6729 531-4525 MALOLOS CLUB ROYALE HOTEL AND RESORT Mc Arthur Highway Mabolo, Malolos 791-0378 MARINA RESORT Cattle Creek 0920-962-3960 MERRRYLAND RESORT POOLS & SPA Taal, Pulilan MRC RESORT IN FIDELIS CRUZ Tabon, Pulilan 676-1529 NORTH RIVERSIDE RESORT Langka, Meycauayan 984-1930 NORTH WINDS RESORT Brgy. Kaypian 632-718-3404 / 725-0496 OCEAN’S EDGE RESORT Poblacion, Norzagaray PACIFIC WAVES RESORT KM 31 Gumaok, Sto. Cristo 02-775-3269 PALM GARDEN RESORT Barihan, Santisima, Malolos 791-6451/791-5370 PAUL CRUZ PLACE Sapang Putol, San Ildefonso 901-1185 PRINCE KEVIN RESORT Gulod, Tigbe, Norzagaray 0919-293-0610 PRINCESS RICA RESORT Malimpampang, San Ildefonso 677-1803 PUG POG RESORT Balagtas, Pulilan 676-1984 SAN MIGUEL LEISURE FARM Biak-na-Bato, San Miguel SHAO KING RESORT Bulihan, Plaridel SIBUL SPRING HEALTH RESORT Sibul, San Miguel 044-678-0250 SITIO LUCIA HOTEL & RESORT Pulong Buhangin, Sta. Maria 641-2278 SOLEDAD RESORT ( Formerly Del Sol ) Bangkal ,Malolos

TRAVEL AND TOURISM
MILE CONNECTIONS TRAVEL & TOURS Room 203 Victoria Shoppesville, Upper Mabini St. (074) 442 1895

HOTELS/ RESORTS/ LODGING
BAGUIO COUNTRY CLUB South Drive Road (074) 619-2050 to 2064 BAGUIO BURNHAM SUITES 6 Kisad Road (074) 424-2211 to 15 CHALET BAGUIO Upper Military Cut off Rd., Baguio City (074) 4248070/72/85 CHALET TEPEYAC 177 Leonard Wood Road (074) 442-3956 ELIZABETH’S FANTASY RESORT Purok 2 Ambayao Irisan (074) 445-5174 HERITAGE MANSION Kisad Road thru Abanao Ext. cor Gen. Del Pilar St. (074) 424-7336/ 074 445-2046 HOLIDAY PARK HOTEL 129 Abanao Ext. (074) 619 2807 to 09 HOTEL SUPREME 111 Magsaysay Ave. (074) 443 2011 to 18 HOTEL VENIZ 1 Abanao St. (074) 446-0701 HOTEL VILLA ROSAL Gen. Luna Road cor. Magsaysay Ave., (074) 443-8132; 074 443-8183 MANOR, CAMP JOHN HAY Loakan Road (074) 424-0931 MICROTEL INN & SUITES Upper Session Road (074) 619-3333 MOUNTAIN LODGE 27 Leonard Wood Road (074) 442 4544 PNKY HOME BED & BREAKFAST 13 Leonard Wood (074) 446-7094, 444-5418

SPORTS / HEALTH / RECREATION / SHOPPINGS
BAGUIO NEW CITY SUPERMARKET, INC. Piao Yan Shoppesville, 50 Bonifacio Street (074) 442 9842 to 45 BAGUIO’S BEST CHOICE FOOD PRODUCTS 11 Manzanillo Subdivision, Easter Rd. (074) 442 1946 BIOESSENCE Lower G/F SM City Baguio (074) 446 4596 NORTHHAVEN SPA 21 Avelino Street, Ferguson Road (074) 300 5022; 423 0531

OTHERS
BAGUIO-BENGUET MARKET PLAZA COOPERATIVE MULTIPURPOSE (BAMAPCOM) 10-A Between Caldero & Tobacco St. City Market Proper (074) 442 9825 BAGUIO FLOWER FESTIVAL FOUNDATION, INC. Baguio Convention Center (074) 442-4315 CHILD & FAMILY SERVICE PHILIPPINES, INC. 11 Manzanillo Subdivision (074) 444-6846 CITY TOURISM OFFICE Baguio Convention Center (074) 442-1006 DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM Governor Pack Road (074) 442-7014 HERITAGE PROMOTIONS 30 Camp 7, Kennon Road (074) 442 8538 KING LOUIS FARMS Mom & Pop, YMCA, Session Road (074) 443 9286; 619 1262 NARDA’S TRADING CORPORATION 151 Upper Session Road (074) 422 2762; 442 2992; 443 4360 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT TRAVEL AGENTS - BAGUIO CHAPTER 26 Rizal Park (074) 442-5041; 074 442-6295 NATIONAL DELPHIC COUNCIL-PHILIPPINES Rural Bank of Itogon, U.B. Square,

BULACAN

BULACAN TOURISM CONVENTION AND VISITORS BOARD Gound Floor Uniwide Building Guinhawa, Malolos, Bulacan (044) 662 0506, 662 7557, 796 0528

HOTELS/ RESORTS/ LODGING
CIUDAD CLEMENTE RESORT San Isidro, Paombong 791-1256/ 896-1892 / 0927-669-5655 ACI RESORT Palayan, Cutcot, Pulilan

RESTAURANTS / DINING
BLISS CAFÉ 1 J. Felipe Street cor. Gibraltar Street

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DIRECTORY DIRECTORY
682-6970 STA. PEREGRINA SWIMMING POOL Balatog, Pulilan 676-1984 ST. AGATHA RESORT AND COUNTRY CLUB Sta. Rita, Guiguinto 794-4811, 896-0425/ 794-0236 STONE BRIDGE RESORT Tumana, Sta. Maria 044-641-0921 SUMMER PLACE Tabagan, Bustos 617-0616 VILLA CANDIDO Sta Peregrina, Pulilan 676-2179 VILLA CECILLA Gabihan, San Ildefonso 0927-960-7669 VILLA CRISTINA RESORT Borol 1st, Balagtas 693-2256 VILLA DEL CARMEN RESORT & RESTAURANT Capihan, , San Rafael 673-2960 VILLA ELENA RESORT Taliptip, Bulakan, Bulacan 792-1316 VILLA ERLINDA RESORT AND PAVILLION Town & Country NEV, Marilao 692-1874 / 711-1872 VILLA FILOMENA RESORT Lias, Marilao 711-1037 VILLA KRIZELNA RESORT Coral na Bato, , San Rafael 969-933 VILLA HERRERA San Vicente, San Miguel VILLA MIGUELIZA Maasim, San Rafael VILLA MIKAELA PRIVATE RESORT Ulingao, , San Rafael 673-3951 VILLA MARIA ESTER PAVILLION Libtong, Meycauayan 721-4031 VILLA REINA. RESORT INC Catmon, Malolos 791-1590 VILLA REMEDIOS RESORT Sta. Peregrina, Pulilan 676-1497 VIGJAM RESORT Sta. Maria, Sta. Maria 0917-3776295 VILLA ROSALINDA Caingin, Malolos 791-5045/791-2768 VILLA SOFIA Paltao, Pulilan 676-3529 VILLA VIRGEN MILAGROSA RESORT Borol 2nd, Balagtas 693-2525 VILLA NATALIA RESORT RM 39 Pulong Buhangin, Sta. Maria 0917-981-8508 / 641-9919 WATER LAND RESORT Tabagan, Bustos 617-0643 3 KIDS POOL AND PAVILLION Metrogate Complex, Meycauayan 721-4031 8 WAVES WATER PARK RESORT & HOTEL Ulingao, San Rafael 766-5262 4 K GARDEN RESORTS, INC. Catmon, Sta. Maria 641-0610

CAGAYAN

(078) 846 3598; Fax: 844 9238 gmblasamtravel@yahoo.com.ph

OTHERS
PARABUR ETC #50 Mayon Extension San Gabriel Village Tuguegarao City (078) 844 3196; Fax: 844 3196

Angeles International Travel Center, Inc. Don Juico Ave., Clackview Angeles City (6345) 322-5929, (6345) 888-2175, (6345) 625-6051 / 52

HOTELS/ RESORTS/ LODGING
ARIZONA INT’L HOTEL 47 National Hi-way Brgy.Baretto Olongapo City (047) 224-4557 BUENA CASA HOSTERIA SUBIC BAY Lot. 8,9,10 Betty Lane St. Subic Bay Freeport Zone, SBMA TEL#: (047) 250-0664 Fax#:(047) 250-0663 CLUB MOROCCO Cawag, Subic, Zambales (047) 252-2724 COURTMERIDIAN Waterfront Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252-2366 CONTI’S PLAZA APARTEL 047-222-3279 CROWN ROYALE HOTEL Capital Drive San Jose City (047) 237 1961 Fax # (047) 237 1961 CRYSTAL BEACH SURF RESORT Brgy. Lapas San Narciso Zambales TELFAx: 047 913 4309 GRAND LEISURE HOTEL Waterfront Road., Subic Bay Freeport Zone Te: (047) 2522764 JOYOUS RESORT AND RESTAURANT Doña Francisca Balanga Bataan City TelFAx#: 047 791 3313 LIGTHOUSE MARINA RESORT Moonbay Marina Complex,Waterfront Road,CBD, SBFZ, Zambales (047) 252-5000 / (047) 252-7545 MBK GRAND LEISURE HOTEL Lot MC-9, Waterfront Road SBFZ (047)252-2764 MOUNTAIN WOODS RESORT HOTEL Entremedor St. West Kalayaan, Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252-1985/4446 Fax. (047) - 252-7455 PHILIPPINE MERCHANT’S MARINE ACADEMY (PMMA) PMMA Complex San Narciso Zambales Tel #: (047) 913-4395 Fax #: (047) 913-4395 PUNTA DE UIAN Pundaquit San Antonio,Zambales 0918-415-7774 SUBIC HOMES 56-A Lanzones St., Binictican, Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252-1907 SUBIC INTERNATIONAL HOTEL CORP. Bldg. 786, Sta.Rita Road, SBFZ (047)252-2222 SUBIC MIRAGE HOTEL 60 National Hi-way Brgy.Baretto Olongapo city (047) 223-9245 SUBIC PARK HOTEL Moonbay Marina, Waterfront Road, SBFZ (047) 2092 Fax. No. (047) 252-2039 TOURCH WOOD TOURS AND EVENTS Rm 2C Subic Techno Center Bldg. Argonaut Highway, Boton Area, SBFZ (047) 252-5857 VISTA MARINA RESORT Blk. 3 Lot 2 Moonbay Marina,Waterfront Road Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 250-3373 WHITE ROCK BEACH RESORT Matain Subic Zambales 232-5716 Fax#: 232-2857

TRANSPORTATION
CLARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CORPORATION (6345) 599 2702; 599 2044 vjil@clarkairport.com PULU AMSIC (Balinesean Estate) Brgy. Amsic, Angeles City (045)459 0165 puluamsic@yahoo.com

TRAVEL AND TOURISM
AIRPORT TOURAMA INT’L TRAVEL & TOURS McArthur Hiway Brgy. Calvario, Meycauayan (044) 935-3200 AC ROMULO TRAVEL & TOURS Banga 1st, Plaridel (044) 670-2765 COORDINATES TOURS & TRAVEL Sipat, Plaridel ESPER TRAVEL & TOURS Poblacion, Pulilan (044) 676-2674 EXPLORER’S GUIDE TRAVEL & TOURS Binang 2nd, Bocaue (044) 692-0398 FIRST REPUBLIC TRAVEL & TOURS Catmon, Malolos (044) 662 5162 GLOBE PLANNER TOURS & TRAVEL Nat’l Rd Cut-cot, Pulilan (044) 676-0061 JET’S GO TRAVEL SERVICE Bocaue Crossing Binang 2nd, Bocaue (044) 692-9293 JOSHOU EMMANUEL TRAVEL & TOURS McArthur Hiway, Bocaue (044) 692-222 LEIGH TRAVEL & TOURS Nat’l Rd Brgy. Poblacion. San Ildefonso (044) 901-0176 LEIGH TRAVEL & TOURS San Agust, Malolos (044) 662-7343 MANEJKOM TRAVEL & TOURS Uniwide Bldg. Mc Arthur Hiway, Malolos 044) 796-0528 / 0920-918-0452 NORTHBAND ENTERPRICE 541 Alido sub.Virgin Dellas Flores Baliwag 0923-598-2324 /0930-255-8979 PAGKABUHAY Sta Peregrina, Pulilan 676-0154 SAN ROQUE TRAVEL & TOURS A. Bonifacio St. Poblacion, Sta. Maria (044) 288-2339 STA. MARIA LAND, SEA & AIR BOOKING OFFICE Poblacion, Sta. Maria 0927-6077062 TAMBER TRAVEL & TOURS, MARILAO (044) 228-4360 TREE SAINTS TRAVEL & TOURS JP Rizal Road Brgy. Pag-asa, Obando (02) 299-1942
CAGAYAN NORTH CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU 2nd Floor Fragante Building, 1 Aguinaldo cor. Blumentritt Streets Tuguegarao City (078) 844 0755

CLARK

COMMUNICATION
PLDT CLARK TELECOM, INC. Bldg. 5665 ninoy Aquino ave., M.A. Roxas Highway Clark Pampanga (6345) 599 2000; 599 2019 ct-jcmercado@pldt.com.ph CYBER CITY TELESERVICES, L.T.D. Cyber City IT Park, CFS (6345) 599 5353 gsorio@cctll.com GREATER CLARK CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU The Boardroom Business Center Building 7160 Claro M. Recto Highway, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga (045) 499 1146

SPORTS / HEALTH / RECREATION / SHOPPING
ANGELES INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL CENTER, INC. Don Juico Ave., Clackview Angeles City (6345) 322-5929, (6345) 888-2175, (6345) 625-6051 / 52 ANGELES SPORTS & COUNTRY CLUB Hensonville, Angeles City (6345) 892-6358 CLARK TRADING CORPORATION (PARKSON DUTY FREE) Bldg. 4 032 Claro M. Recto Highway, CFZ (6345) 499-2709 FONTANA LEISURE PARK CM Recto Highway, CFS (6345) 5995000 / (02) 843 9123 NAYONG PILIPINO - CLARK EXPO Clark Expo-CFZ Tel. Nos: (6345) 5997568 / (6345) 477-7408 EL KABAYO RIDING STABLES Gil Puyat Ave., cor. Panday Pira Clark Freeport Zone Pampanga (6345) 499-0920 CLARK EAGLE RANGE West Airfield, Clark Freeport Zone Pampanga 09295976668 PUNING HOT SPRING Sitio Target Brgy Sapangbato, Angeles City

HOTELS/ RESORTS/ LODGING
HOTEL LORITA #67 Rizal St. Tuguegarao City (078) 844 2179; 844 1390; 501 7044 hotel_lorita@yahoo.com LAS PALMAS DE SAN JOSE #20 Saint Anne cor. Saint John, San Jose Village (078) 844 8091; Fax: 844 1661 laspalmastugue_2004@yahoo.com.ph PAMPAGUEÑA PENSIONNE HOUSE #43 Caggay Highway Tuguegarao City (078) 844-4639 jannemanio32@yahoo.com HOTEL CANDICE Blumentritt cor. Luna St., Tuguegarao City (078) 844 2003; Fax: 844 2148 hotelcandice@yahoo.com HOTEL CARMELITA #9 Diversion Rd., Balzain, Tuguegarao City (078) 844 7027; Fax: 844 7027 hotel.carmelita@yahoo.com

HOTELS / RESORTS / LODGING
HOLIDAY INN RESORT – CLARK Mimosa Drive Leisure Estate Clark Freeport Zone (6345) 599 8000; 845 1888 hircbqts@comclark.com BATIS ASUL CATERERS & RESORT Mc Arthur Highway (6345) 888 1499 juncruz@yahoo.com PAGCOR – MIMOSA Mimosa Drive, Mimosa Leisure Estate, CFZ (6345) 599 6069; 599 6001 HOTEL VIDA 5414 M.A. Roxas Highway CFA (6345) 4991000; 499 0762 hotelvidaclark@yahoo.com MONTEVISTA VILLAS Golf Acadamy Lane,Mimosa Leisure Clark Freeport (6345) 599 7000; 584 4047 loc. 2007 rcm@mimosa@yahoo.com SA LIBIS NG NAYON RESORT Magalang Rd. Brgy. Mining, Angeles City (6345) 322 2829; 888 9963 libisngnayon@yahoo.com OASIS HOTEL Malabanias, Angeles City (045) 625 8301 to 04

RESTAURANTS / DINING
BED AND BREAKFAST Luna Mabini centro 2, Tuguegarao City,Cagayan Valley (078) 846 4743 PAMPAGUEÑA RESTAURANT Brgy. Leonardo, Maharlika Highway, Tuguegarao City (078) 844 1829

OTHERS
L&T INTERNATIONAL GROUP PHILIPPINES, INC. Bldg. 7500, A. Bonifacio cor. J. Tinsay, CFZ (6345) 599-2256 local 7100/7101 / (6345) 599-3382 PULU AMSIC (BALINESEAN ESTATE) Brgy., Amsic, Angeles City (6345) 459-0165

RESTAURANTS / DINING
MR. FROSTY CORPORATION & IKABUD PAGKAING PINOY 29-19 S.L. Orosa St. Diamond Subd. (6345) 332-1118 / (6345) 625-8232 C’ITALIAN DINING Don Juico Ave., Angeles City (6345) 892-4059 / (6345) 892-6993 HISTORIC CAMALIG RESTAURANT 292 Sto. Rosario Street Heritage District Angeles City (6345) 888-1077 / (6345) 322-5641 PUNING HOTSPRING & RESTAURANT Sitio Target Sapang Bato, Angeles City (6345) 499-0629 PUGAD DENCIO’S SM City Clark TERIYAKI BOY SM City Clark

SPORTS / HEALTH / RECREATION / SHOPPING
ABRAHAM-HENRAGE SHOPPERSVILLE #55 Blumentritt St. Tuguegarao City (078) 844 0983; Fax: 844 4746 samiahenrage@yahoo.com BALI LEISURE CLUB The Port, Bali Leisure Club Pallua Road Tuguegarao City Cagayan 3500 (078) 846 3283 jfb@yahoo.com ADVENTURE & EXPEDITION PHILIPPINES INCORPORATION #29 Burgos St. cor. Arellano St. Tuguegarao City (078) 844 1298; Fax: 844-1298 E-aepi@whitewater.ph www.whitewater.com

OTHERS
AMAZING GRACE Calizon, Calumpit 675-7213 PULILAN BUTTERFLY HAVEN Pulilan 676-1377

SUBIC BAY

RESTAURANTS / CAFÉ / BARS
BREW’S BISTRO Magsaysay Drive, Olongapo City (047) 223-2588/1682 CASINO FILIPINO Magsaysay Drive, Olongapo (047)222-4565 CITY SPA #51 Magsaysay Drive, Olongapo (047) 223-1682 GREATER SUBIC BAY TOURISM BUREAU 2nd floor Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention center Efficiency Road, Subic Bay Freeport (047) 252 5212 EXTREMELY EXPRESSO No. 1 Dewey St. Cor. Sta.Rita Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252-7642 HAPPY VALLEY SUPERSTORE

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

TRAVEL AND TOURISM
CASTRO TRAVEL SOLUTION Cruz Bldg. Don Juico Ave. cor., Clark Ave. Angeles city (6345) 625-6608 / (6345) 893-1443

GMB LASAM TRAVEL AGENCY 2nd Door Grd. Floor Callangan Building Bonifacio St.,Tuguegarao City

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39 21st St. West Bajac-Bajac (047)224-2050 JOLLIBEE OLONGAPO 3 MAGSAYSAY DRIVE, Olongapo City (047) 224 8155 MANGO’S RESTAURANT 223-4139 MEAT PLUS Bldg. 65 Samson Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047)-252-1346 PIER ONE Moonbay Marina Waterfront Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone RALI’S BAR AND GRILL Malabanan Park Argounats Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone RITZ TROPICAL Rizal Hiway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252-3342 SAM’S PIZZA Magsaysay Drive, Olongapo City (047) 222-3686 SEAHORSE TOURS AND SOUVENIRS Retail2, Lot 6, Times Square Cinema, CBD, Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252- 5617 SUBIC BAY MARINE EXPLORATORIUM Ocean Adventure / Camayan Beach Resort 252 - 9000 SUBIC BAY YACHT CLUB Rizal Hwy corner Burgos St. Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252-2588 THE COFFEE SHOP 2 Rizal St., Barrio Barretto TREE TOP ADVENTURE Apari Rd Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252 9427 ZOOBIC SAFARI Tiarra Bldg Crown Peak Garden Hotel Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252-8638 PAMPANGA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU Everybody’s Cage, Mac Arthur Highway San Fernando, Pampanga 0917 2454 834

DIRECTORY
NUEVA ECIJA
LGU GUIMBA Rhea Leyva Guimba, Nueva Ecija 0906.265.6262 LGU LICAB, NUEVA ECIJA Marilyn Mendiola Licab, Nueva Ecija 0917.647.1612 LGU PANTABANGAN Emisonia Gante Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija Mobile: 0917.881.3375 NUEVA ECIJA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU Microtel Hotels and Resorts Sta. Arcadia, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija (044) 467 7777, 806 2695 LGU PAPAYA Dave Ramos Papaya, Nueva Ecija 0918.587.3444 LGU SAN JOSE CITY, NUEVA ECIJA Anthony dela Cruz 0916.746.0392 MONTEMAR BEACH RESORT Baryo Pasinay, Bataan (02) 811 5234; Fax: (02) 811 5235 mbci_online@yahoo.com

PAMPANGA

HOTELS/ RESORTS/ LODGING
CROWN ROYALE HOTEL Capital Drive San Jose City (047) 237 1961; Fax: (047) 237 1961 BATAAN WHITE CORALS Panibatuhan, Morong Bataan 0928 5000801 JOYOUS RESORT AND RESTAURANT Dona Francisca Balanga Bataan City (047)791-3313; Fax: (047) 791-3313 joyous@mozcom.com LOUIS RESORT AND RESTAURANT Cipital Drive Balanga City Bataan (047) 237 3517 ; Fax: (047) 237 3517 louisresortandrestaurant@yaoo.com THE WATERFRONT BEACH RESORT Crosing murong bataan (02)822 3070 ; Fax: (02) 822 3070 thewaterfrontbeachresortmurong@yahoo.com MONTEMAR BEACH RESORT Baryo Pasinay, Bataan (02) 811 5234; Fax: (02) 811 5235 mbci_online@yahoo.com

LA UNION

HOTELS/ RESORTS/ LODGING
HOTEL GRACELANE San Agustin, San Fernando TEL. NOS: (045) 9613696 / (045) 8606060 KING’S ROYAL HOTEL & LEISURE PARK Olongapo-Gapan Road, Bacolor TEL. NOS: (045) 9617000 / (045) 9610325

HOTEL/ RESORT & RESTAURANT
MICROTEL HOTELS AND RESORTS CABANATUAN Sta. Arcadia Cabanatuan City (63.44) 464 7777/63.920.938 4569 LIQUID COFFEE BAR & RESTO Sta. Arcadia (63.44) 940 3648/63.917 815 0057 ALUMNI BED & BREAKFAST HOSTEL CLSU campus, Science City of Muñoz 044.940.7504 BAKED BY LUNA Luna Regala 044.940.4463/0922.244.5017 CHIVES CAFÉ & PATESSERIE PHILSCAT Building, Maharlika highway, Science City of Muñoz 044.806.3707/0906.384.2928 CRYSTAL WAVES HOTEL & RESORT Cristy L. Ouano Talavera 0923.719.4074 HOTEL FRANCESKO Contact Person: Cheena S. Francisco Address: San Jose City, Nueva Ecija Mobile: 0917.897.5646 HUNTER VALLEY PLANTATION & RESORT INC. Cabu, Cabanatuan City (63.44) 806 1671 NIPA HUT HOTEL & RESORT Diversion Road, San Leonardo (63.44) 806.0216/.927.7768.999 PCC HOSTEL CLSU, Science City of Muñoz Maricar D. Cornejo Mobile: 0917.524.4873 SITIO SAN ROQUE RESORT Jonjon Tomas Guimba 0917.500.7804

OTHERS
BETTER COUNTRY COMMUNITY CORPORATION Paciano/Joy Reyes 044.486.1354/486.6255/ 0917.861.4112 / 0917.566.2215 CENTRAL LUZON STATE UNIVERSITY CLSU Campus, Science city of Muñoz Dr. Ruben C. Sevilleja TEL.: 044.456.0688 NUEVA CABANATUAN MEAT PRODUCTS CORPORATION Jhon Lincaso Beside Central Terminal Station, Cabanatuan City 0922.837.9740 / 0922.837.9738 STI SAN JOSE NUEVA ECIJA Rafael P. Venturina San Jose City, Nueva Ecija 0919.610.6620 TREKKING & HIKING GUIDES & SERVICES Triskelion Novo Ecijano Mountaineers c/o Microtel Cabanatuan Mobile: 0917.990.9890 Email: trinemo2010@yahoo.com URBAN MEDIA PUBLISHING Cabanatuan City 0922.860.3876 VANGUARD RADIO NETWORK, INC. / 101.5 BIG SOUND FM/1188 DZXO-AM Joy Dominado Address Diego Bldg., Maharlika Hi-way, Cabanatuan City 044.463.9406 YOGURTREE Moreno Building, Maharlika Highway, Cabanatuan City 0922.825.9206

LA UNION CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU Coconut Grove Beach Resort National Hi-way, Paringao, Bauang 0917 8020 937

RESTAURANTS / DINING
ALING LUCING’S SISIG Robinson’s Starmills & SM Food Court EVERYBODY’S CAFÉ Mc Arthur Highway, del Pilar, City of San Fernando Tel. Nos: (045) 8601121 / (045) 8870361 NORTHWALK PLAZA (JOLLIBEE) Northwalk Complex, O.G. Road, City of San Fernando (N1)+(045) 963-9283 / (N2) (045) 961-0971

ZAMBALES
HOTELS/ RESORTS/ LODGING
COUNTRY COTTAGE RESORT Castillejos Malakbay, 175 Country Cottage (047) 232-1364; Fax: (047) 232-1364 Email: rowenaechas@yahoo.com CRYSTAL BEACH SURF RESORT & CAMPSITE Brgy. Lapas San Narciso Zambales (047) 913-4309 ; Fax: (047) 913-4309 Email: dodoramos@yahoo.com BAKASYUNAN SA BAYBAY DAGAT Iba, Zambales (047)811-3234 PUNTA DE UIAN Mobile No: 0918 415 7774 ken.lsgh@yahoo.com WHITE ROCK BEACH RESORT Matain, Subic Zambales 232 5716 ; Fax: 232 2857 reservations@whiterock.com.ph

HOTELS / RESORTS / LODGING
COCONUT GROVE BEACH RESORT National Hi-way, Paringago, Baung Tel. Nos: (072) 6076604 / (072) 6076621 CHINA SEA RESORT Paringao, Bauang Tel. Nos: (072) 7050833 / (072) 6076607 / Fax: (072) 2420822 HOTEL ARIANA Paringao, Bauang Tel. Nos: (6372) 705-0050 / 705-0080 LOLA NANNY’S RESORT Urbiztondo, San Juan Mobile No: 0920-4091030 MARAND RESORT AND SPA McArthur Hi Way, Baccuit Sur, Bauang 072-607223 SAN JUAN SURF SHOP Urbiztondo, San Juan Tel. Nos: (072) 7200340 / (072) 7050833 THUNDERBIRD CORPORATION Pro Point, San Fernando City, La Union Tel. No: (072) 8887888

OTHERS
CANDABA WETLANDS Candaba 09178888794 NORTHWALK PLAZA (SHELL) Jose Abad Santos Blvd., City of San Fernando Tel. Nos: (045) 963-9283 / (045) 961-0971 SM CITY PAMPANGA Brgy. San Jose, City of San Fernando Tel. Nos: (045) 9637681 - 85 THE LAKESHORE ESTATE Km. 71, NLEX, Mexico Tel. Nos: (045) 4555253 / (045) 4552234

TRANSPORTATION
WINSTAR TRANPORT SERVICES Bldg 1124 Rizal Hwy Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252 – 5106 or 252 – 7490

SCHOOLS / INTSTITUTIONS
PHILIPPINE MERCHANT’S MARINE ACADEMY (PMMA) PMMA Complex San Narciso Zambales City (047) 913 4395; Fax: (047) 913 4395 ru_ritual@yahopo.com

OTHERS
ANA INT’L. PLACEMENT A TAVOLA Bldg. 1131 Palm St. Subic Bay Freeport Zone (047) 252-6556 ANIMO JWS CORPORATION B Swordfish Terrace, U – 33 Cluter III, SBFZ (047) 252 – 2969 / 2913 APRIL MAE PAWNSHOP 1060 Rizal Ave., East Bajac Bajac Olongapo City (047) 222 - 6021 AYALA LAND PREMIER (02) 759 4715 CASA KALAYAAN LEARNING CENTER 5144 Argonaut Hiway,West Kalayan SBFZ (047) 252 – 1951 Fax # 252 1953 CONTISA CORPORATION Rizal Ave., East Bajac Bajac Olongapo City (047) 222 - 5301 GLOBAL TERMINALS & DEV’T., INC. 047 252 – 5951 Fax#: 252 – 3072 INTERNATIONAL FREEPORT TRADERS Bldg. 640 Burgos St., SBFZ (02) 813 5668 STARLAND PROPERTIERS, INC./ (SUBIC BAY HOLIDAY VILLAS) George Dewey Convention Center Complex Kalayaan Highway SBFZ (047) 252 7973 Fax # (047) 426 7018 TENDER TOUCH ENTERPRISES Bldg. 640 Rm. E Samson St. SBFZ

ILOCOS NORTE

FARM
ABE’S FARM Bgy. Ayala, Magalang TEL. NO:(045) 865-1930

TRAVEL AND TOURISM
ZAMBALES TOURISM COUNCIL 252 1853

TRAVEL AND TOURISM
BATAAN TOURISM COUNCIL Bagong Silang Roman Highway Balanga City (047)237-4476; Fax: (047) 237-4785 Email: tourism_bataan@yahoo.com

MEDIA
CLTV 36 3rd Flr. CGIC Bldg., Jose Abad Santos Ave., City of San Fernando

TRAVEL AGENCY
TRAVELIGHT TOURS & TRAVEL 63 44 600.2109 / 806.2695/63 922 898 4945 Email: mytravelight@yahoo.com UPRIGHT TRAVEL & TOURS Maharlika highway, Cabanatuan City 044.600.5897/464.7579/0917.878.6378 VINCEMART TRAVEL & TOURS 63.44 463 2918/ 463 8494 vincemart_travel2004@yahoo.com

OTHERS
DREAM PLAZA Brgy. Matain Subic Zambales (047) 232 4989 ; Fax: (047)232 4987 DWB MARKETING AND ADVERTISING (02)724 2131 GIARDINNI MFG INT’L VINTAGE PRODUCTION (02)303 0050

TRAVEL AND TOURISM
NORTHERN PHILIPPINES TRAVEL AND TOURISM CENTER, INC. 2-E Rongui Bldg., #01 MacArthur Highway Telabastagan, City of San Fernando 09062008859 PAMPANGA AGENTS TRAVEL SOCIETY Unit 2 Sevilla Bldg. MacArthur Highway Dolores, City of San Fernando (045) 861-2020 / 961-2020

HOTELS/ RESORTS/ LODGING
CROWN ROYALE HOTEL Capital Drive San Jose City (047) 237 1961; Fax: (047) 237 1961 BATAAN WHITE CORALS Panibatuhan, Morong Bataan 0928 5000801 JOYOUS RESORT AND RESTAURANT Dona Francisca Balanga Bataan City (047)791-3313; Fax: (047) 791-3313 joyous@mozcom.com LOUIS RESORT AND RESTAURANT Cipital Drive Balanga City Bataan (047) 237 3517 ; Fax: (047) 237 3517 louisresortandrestaurant@yaoo.com THE WATERFRONT BEACH RESORT Crosing murong bataan (02)822 3070 ; Fax: (02) 822 3070 thewaterfrontbeachresortmurong@yahoo.com

ILOCOS NORTE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU Rm. 2 Balay da Blas, 10 Giron Street Barangay 7-B, Laoag City (077) 770 4389, balaydablas@yahoo.com

TRAVEL AND TOURISM
ZAMBALES TOURISM COUNCIL 252 1853

HOTELS/ RESORTS/ LODGING
BALAY DA BLAS PENSION HOUSE # 10 Giron St., Brgy. 7-B, Laoag City (077) 770-4389 PLAYA TROPICAL RESORT HOTEL Brgy. Victoria, Currimao (077) 676-1001 / (077) 676-1088 SHORESTOP INN-RESTAURANT Brgy. 18, San Isidro, Pasuquin SITIO REMEDIOS HERITAGE VILLAGE Brgy. Victoria, Currimao PALAZZO DE LAOAG HOTEL

LGU
LGU BONGABON Armando Q. de Guzman Bongabon, Nueva Ecija 0927.758.1010 LGU CABIAO Cabiao, Nueva Ecija 0915.360.5050

BATAAN
BATAAN TOURISM COUNCIL Bagong Silang Roman Highway Balanga City (047)237-4476; Fax: (047) 237-4785 Email: tourism_bataan@yahoo.com

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Brgy. 27 P Paterno St. Laoag City (077) 773-1842 NORTHVIEW HOTEL 46 Nalbo, Airport Road, Laoag City (077)773-1689 TEXICANO HOTEL Rizal St., Laoag City (077) 772-0290 / (077) 770-5776 PANGIL BEACH RESORT Bgy. Pangil, Currimao (077) 6761229 MIRA DE POLARIS HOTEL Ventura St, Bgy.1, San Nicolas (077) 6761647 / (077) 6766830 ILOCOS ROSEWELL HOTEL AND RESTAURANT National Highway, Bgy.1, San Nicolas (077) 670 6528-9 / (077) 7810450 GERTES RESORT San Nicolas ILOCOS NORTE HOTEL AND CONVENTION CENTER Bgy. Balacad, Laoag City (077) 6708330 JAVA HOTEL #33 B. Salet, Gen. Segundo Avenue, Laoag City (007) 7705996, 7715102, 0917500-JAVA PANGASINAN CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU 33 Governor Antonio Sison Street, Lingayen, Pangasinan 0928 7334 798 Maramba Blvd., Lingayen (075) 5423056 TREASURES OF BOLINAO HOTEL Manila: (02) 4971068 Bolinao: (075) 6960668 VILLA JIREH JAPHET HOLISTIC RESORT HOTEL (0920) 5777556

DIRECTORY
PANGASINAN DAIRY FARM Laoac, Manaoag

RESTAURANTS / DINING
COCONUT GRILL RESTAURANT MacArthur Highway, Estrada, Capas (63 45) 985 0045 / 491 2820 NEW BUTTER WORLD BAKESHOP McArthur Highway, Tarlac City #478-B M.H. Del Pilar St., Tarlac City (63 45) 982 3511 L PARAS PAVILLION San Sebastian, Gate 3, Don Gregorio St.,Tarlac City (63 45) 982 3715 / 982 3730 LA MAJA RICA BUSINESS CENTER Mac Arthur Highway,Tarlac City (63 45) 982 2981/ 611 2044 Fax 982 3373 LATTÉTUDE CAFÉ 3M Bldg. McArthur Highway, Ligtasan, Tarlac City (63 45) 491 0168 / 982 9143 LATINO’S SEAFOOD GRILL RESTAURANT Mac Arthur Highway San Nicolas Blk 5, Tarlac City (63 45) 800 2007 MAX’S RESTAURANT LUISITA/ SM CITY Mc Arthur Highway Tarlac City Robinson’s Plaza Luisita, San Miguel Tarlac City (63 45) 985 0688 NAY’S HOUSE RESTAURANT Romulo Blvd., Tarlac City 2300 (63 45) 982 5286

(63 45) 493 1155 / 0919 811 7811 TARLAC PASALUBONG CENTER Robinson’s Luisita Complex, Shell Station Villa Soliman, Mac Arthur Highway, Salapungan, Tarlac City COMMUNICATION IDEAS CONCEPTS AND DESIGNS 221 Calingcuan, Tarlac City (63 45) 982 7601

OTHERS
NARCISO RAMOS Sports Civic Center (075) 5425941 URDUJA REAL ESTATE Development Center Lingayen, Pangasinan

HOTELS/ RESORTS/ LODGING
BORASINTA BEACH CLUB Uyong, Labrador 09209503095 CAPITOL RESORT HOTEL Lingayen, Pangasinan (075) 8932 / (075) 6620848 COVELANDIA DU LABRADOR Tubuan, Labrador Tel. No: (075) 5495198 / (0927) 2567573 EL PESCADOR RESORT & HOTEL Poblacion, San Andres (075) 554255 EL PUERTO MARINA Don Martin, Domingo St. Pangapisan North Lingayen Pangasinan Tel. No: (075) 5425328 Mobile No: (0920) 95068 HOTEL CONSUELO RESORT Alvear St., Maramba Blvd. Tel. Nos: (075) 5428932 / (02) 6622528 LENOX HOTEL Rizal St., Dagupan City Tel. Nos: (075) 5158889 / 515852 HUNDRED ISLANDS MGT. (Partner Tour Packages) Alaminos City 09176104144 LAS RESIDENCIAS Patar, Bolinao (075) 542-5381 PALMAS VERDES Bonuan, Dagupan City 09175081266 PUERTO DEL SOL Bolinao, Pangasinan (075) 696-0530 PUNTA RIVIERA Ilog Malino, Bolinao (075) 6961350 / (075) 6961274 ROCK GARDEN HOTEL Arnedo, Bolinao (075) 544-2876 STAR PLAZA HOTEL A. B. Fernandez Ave., Dagupan City Tel. No: (075) 5234888 THE PRESIDENT HOTEL

SPORTS / HEALTH / RECREATION
NARCISO RAMOS SPORTS CIVIC CENTER Alvear St., Narciso Ramos Sport Civic Complex (075) 542 5941 pdcc_pangasinan07@yahoo.com MOUSE HOUSE INTERNET CAFÉ Dagupan City

EVENTS SPECIALIST AND SUPPLIERS
BALLOON ARTS ‘N MORE Phase 2, St. Mary’s Subd., Tarlac City (63 45) 493 3309 / 0920 932 7628 DELMAR COMMERCIAL Ancheta St, Tarlac Public Market Tarlac City 2300 (63 45) 493 1254 SYCAMORE WEDDING PLANNER McArthur Highway, San Sebastian, Tarlac City (63 45) 982 7660 0917 364 3275 THE TARLAC EVENTS PLACE Times Square Complex Ninoy Aquino Blvd, San Vicente, Tarlac City (63 45) 493 2875

TARLAC

TRAVEL AND TOURISM
PANGASINAN COUNCIL OF TOURISM & INDUSTRIES C/O TOPAD Tel. No: (075) 5428007 PANGASINAN TOURISM OFFICE Capitol Compd., Lingayen Tel. No: (075) 5428007 MUNICIPALITY OF POZORRUBIO, PANGASINAN Home of the Patopat TOURISM OFFICE OF ALAMINOS Alaminos City 0921-2990696 TOURISM OFFICE OF DAGUPAN Dagupan Rosemarie Teng-Mejia

RESTAURANT / DINING
HERENCIA CAFÉ Brgy. 14 Sangladan, Paoay Tel. No: (077) 614-0214 Café Shop LA PRECIOSA FINE DINING Rizal St, Laoag City Tel. No: (077)773-1162 STONE HOUSE CAFE 47 Bengcag, Airport Road, Laoag City RAVANDENS GRILL AND CATERING Bgy.6, Rizal st, Laoag City Tel. Nos: (077) 773 1366 / (077) 676 1535 ALOHALYN’S PLACE/ BEER GARDEN Farinas Avenue, Bgy. Calayab, Laoag City Tel. Nos: (077) 6761867 SARAMSAM CAFÉ Bgy 7A Laoag City 0917-5702110

LEISURE AND SPORTS
JSJ GOAT FARM Brgy Caturay Gerona 0918 908 0488 / 0922 8181 488 KART CITY MacArthur Highway KM 123 San Roque, Tarlac City (63 45) 491 4053

TARLAC CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU STI Compound San Vicente, Tarlac City (045) 493 0009, tarlac_cvb@yahoo.com.ph

PASEO DE HILARIO GRILL AND RESTAURANT 04 Hilario st., Tarlac City 2300 (63 45) 982 0706 / 982 4146 SARANGBANG RESTAURANT Lot 808 G-2 Sitio Paroba, Tibag, Tarlac (63 45) 982-1117 SITIO ORIENTE 2 Bypass road, San Sebastian Tarlac City (63 45) 982 3515 TARLAC FORTUNE HK SEAFOOD RESTAURANT 1030 Mac Arthur Highway, San Nicolas, Tarlac City (63 45) 982 0558 fax 8000 547 / 982-1841 TESSIE’S GRILLS AND ROASTERS MacArthur Highway, San Roque, Tarlac City (63 45) 982 5500 / Fax 982 4100 TITA PAT’S RESTAURANT AND CATERING SERVICES Concepcion, Tarlac Mac Arthur Highway, San Rafael, Tarlac City (63 45) 491 0133 URDU RESTAURANT AND BAKESHOP 71 P. Burgos St. Poblacion, Tarlac City

FOOD / RESTAURANTS/ BARS/ CAFES
CITANG’S LINGAYEN FOOD SPECIALTIES Maniboc, Lingayen, Pangasinan 09214337394 MARMONT ENTERPRISES PANGASINAN PRODUCTS AND SOUVENIRS 33 Gov Antonio Sison, Lingayen 09287334798 MATUTINA ANNEX 3 RESTAURANT Bonuan, Tondaligan Tel. Nos: (075) 6143076 / (075) 6143162 MAX’S URDANETA Urdaneta City Mobile No: (0918) 3131272 VALLEDEN’S PASTRIES & PASALUBONG 348 Quibaol West, Lingayen, Pangasinan 09179553931

HOTEL / RESORT / ACCOMMODATIONS
AZAYA GARDEN RESORT BY COCONUT GRILL MacArthur Highway, Estrada, Capas (63 45) 985 0045 / 491 2820 CENTRAL PARK HOTEL Luisita Business Park, San Miguel (63 45) 985 1912 or 24 Fax 985-0683 cph_tarlac@yahoo.com.ph LA MAJA RICA HOTEL & RESTAURANT Mc Arthur Highway, Ligtasan, Tarlac City ( 63 45) 611-2053 to 55 MICROTEL INN & SUITES Luisita Industrial Park Road San Miguel, Tarlac City (63 45) 985-1770 / 985-1975 NICK HOTEL MacArthur highway cor Gerona Pura Road Gerona (63 45) 491 5259 SUN GARDEN HOTEL Milagrosa St., Aquino Subd., Tarlac City (63 45) 982 0688 / 982 9143

MEDIA, VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY
HI-TECH CABLE TELEVISION Sunrise Subd., Maliwalo, Tarlac City (63 45) 982-0505/ 4931775 IAN GACUTAN PHOTOGRAPHY Salud Subd., Poblacion 1, Gerona (63 45) 608 0235/ 0915-3638-603 MYTARLAC.COM BY GODFREY ESPEDIDO godfreykarol@yahoo.com, www.mytarlac.com THE MEDIUM 0919 220 9011 aidadulay84@yahoo.com ONE FM MacArthur Highway, Tarlac City (63 45) 982 0074

OTHERS
NAGBACALAN LOOMWEAVERS’ MULTIPURPOSE COOPERATIVE 22 Nagbacalan, Paoay, 2902 I.N N. CORPUZ ENTERPRISES N. Corpuz bldg, Paco Roman st, Laoag City Tel. No: (077) 7703258 LEAD MOVEMENT 90 Rizal St. Laoag City 09198735516 Reny_tan@yahoo.com ILOCOS TIMES ILOCOS PUBLISHING CORPORATION MH del Pilar cor. P Paterno St., Laoag City Tel. No. 772-0976/771-1378 APO MAX CAR AND VAN RENTALS Bgy. 57 Pila, laoag city 09088881790/09175493339

TRAVEL AGENCY AND TRANSPORT SERVICES
RPC TRAVEL & TOURS La Maja Rica Business Center, MacArthur Highway, Ligtasan, Tarlac City (63 45) 611 2178 / 611 2115 SOUVENIR ITEMS AND TOURS Disenyo ng Tarlac Souvenir and Tours

OTHERS
CONACOR PRINTING AND BUSINESS SERVICES P. Burgos St., Poblacion, Tarlac City (63 45) 800 0448 MO MARKETING McArthur Highway, San Sebastian, Tarlac City (63 45) 982 0090 STI COLLEGES Times Square Complex Ninoy Aquino Blvd, San Vicente, Tarlac City (63 45) 982-8933 to 34

PANGASINAN

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