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TRAVEL 101 Week 3 region 1

  1. 1. Region I:Ilocos Region Ilocos Norte| Ilocos Sur| La Union| Pangasinan School of Hospitality Management
  2. 2. Region I• Part of an extensive region (consisting of the present provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Abra and La Union) renowned for its gold mines.• The inhabitants called their place "samtoy", from "sao mi toy, which literally meant "our language". School of Hospitality Management
  3. 3. Region I• 1571: the spanish conquistadors began looking for new sites to conquer.• Legaspis grandson, Juan de Salcedo, volunteered to lead one of these expeditions. School of Hospitality Management
  4. 4. Region I• On June 13, 1572, Salcedo and his men landed in Vigan.• They were surprised to see numerous sheltered coves ("looc") where the locals lived in harmony.• Named the region "Ylocos" and its people "Ylocanos". School of Hospitality Management
  5. 5. Ilocos Norte• Basic Information – Provincial capital: Laoag – Geographic Location: 487 Kms northwest of Manila. Bounded in the East by Cagayan and Kalinga- Apayao, in the Southeast by Abra, in the South by Ilocos Sur and in the West by the South China Sea. School of Hospitality Management
  6. 6. Ilocos Norte• Basic Information – Political Subdivision: • One city - 22 municipalities and - 557 barangays – Population: 514,241 as of 2000 Census – Language/ Dialect: Ilocano (Iloco), Filipino and English School of Hospitality Management
  7. 7. Ilocos Norte• Basic Information – Major Industries: • mostly agriculture- based. the province is a major producer of fruits, vegetables and legumes, specifically, garlic and tomato. • most of the establishments are focused on general contracting, furniture-making, handicrafts and metal craft. School of Hospitality Management
  8. 8. Ilocos Norte• How to Get there: – By Air: via International Airport. There are some scheduled flights to and from Hongkong, Guangzhou, Taiwan, and Korea. Domestic flights are also available via PAL – By Sea: Various sea going vessels are docked at the ports of San Fernando and Currimao. – By Land: Take a scenic bus trip from the capital Manila to Ilocos Norte. Via: Philippine Rabbit, Partas , Dominion, Florida, Farinas, and Maria de Leon bus lines. Approx. 8 hours bus ride. School of Hospitality Management
  9. 9. Ilocos Norte• Getting Around: – Best explored on foot or riding the calesa. – Tricycles also abound for traveling short distances. – Going from town to town would mean taking a bus, a mini-bus, or a jeepney. School of Hospitality Management
  10. 10. Ilocos NorteAttractions – Cape Bojeador Lighthouse Built in 1892, the lighthouse stands on a promontory in Burgos, 45 kilometers north of Laoag City. The highest lighthouse in the Phils. – Tobacco Monopoly Monument The monument was constructed at the foot of the Marcos Bridge to serve as a memorial to the lifting of the Tobacco Monopoly which from 1872 to 1881. School of Hospitality Management
  11. 11. Ilocos NorteAttractions – General Ricarte National Shrine Built in honor of General Artemio Ricarte, a native of Batac and a revolutionary hero. – Aglipay Shrine Found in Pinili, Ilocos Norte. In memory of the most colorful revolutionary figure, Fr. Gregorio Aglipay, that stood squarely behind the oppressed people of God when he founded his protestant sect known as the Filipino Independent Church. School of Hospitality Management
  12. 12. Ilocos Norte Attractions – Marcos Museum & Mausoleum Or Balay Ti Ili The ancestral house of the Marcoses in Batac showcases the memorabilia of the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos. Batac is 471 kilometers north of Manila. – Malacañang Of The North Built as the official residence of then President Marcos in Ilocos Norte, overlooking the legendary Paoay Lake, this imposing structure is now a museum. A minimal entrance fee is collected. School of Hospitality Management
  13. 13. Ilocos NorteAttractions – Loom Weaving Produces quality towels, blankets, table runners and clothing materials with ethnic Ilocano designs. – Paoay Church Built of coral blocks and stucco- plastered bricks, the architecture is a unique combination of Gothic, Baroque and Oriental. Construction of the church started in 1704 and was completed in 1894. Paoay Church is included in the UNESCOs World Heritage List. School of Hospitality Management
  14. 14. Ilocos Norte Attractions – Bangui-Pagudpud Beach This stretch of beaches in the two municipalities are earmarked for development as tourism estates. – Sinking Belltower Located almost a hundred meters away from the St. Williams Cathedral, the tower has sunk to the ground and leans slightly to the north – Bangui Windmills Fifteen towering windmills lined up the shore of Bangui. School of Hospitality Management
  15. 15. Ilocos Norte Attractions – Bangui-Pagudpud Beach This stretch of beaches in the two municipalities are earmarked for development as tourism estates. – Sinking Belltower Located almost a hundred meters away from the St. Williams Cathedral, the tower has sunk to the ground and leans slightly to the north – Bangui Windmills Fifteen towering windmills lined up the shore of Bangui. School of Hospitality Management
  16. 16. Ilocos Sur• Basic Information – Provincial capital: Vigan City – Geographic Location: located along the western coast of Northern Luzon. Bound by Ilocos Norte on the north, Abra on the northeast, Mt. Province on the east, Benguet on the southeast, La Union on the south, and the China Sea on the west. School of Hospitality Management
  17. 17. Ilocos Sur• Basic Information – Political Subdivision: • 34 municipalities which are subdivided into 764 barangays. – Population: 594,206 as of 2000 Census – Language/ Dialect: Ilocano (Iloco), Filipino and English School of Hospitality Management
  18. 18. Ilocos Norte• Basic Information – Major Industries: • Farming, producing food crops, mostly rice, corn, vegetable, rootcrops, and fruits. • Non-food crops include tobacco, cotton, and tigergrass. • Cottage industries include loomweaving, furniture making, jewelry making, ceramics, blacksmithing, and food processing. School of Hospitality Management
  19. 19. Ilocos Norte• How to Get there: – By Land: Take a scenic bus trip from the capital Manila to Ilocos Norte. Via: Philippine Rabbit, Partas , Dominion, Florida, Farinas, and Maria de Leon bus lines. School of Hospitality Management
  20. 20. Ilocos NorteAttractions – The Town of Vigan Inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage List in November 1999. The best preserved example of a planned Spanish colonial town in Asia. Its Kamestizoan District is replete with ancestral houses with ancient tiled roofs, massive hardwood floorings, ballustrades and azoteas in varying Spanish-Mexican-Chinese architectural styles. School of Hospitality Management
  21. 21. Ilocos NorteAttractions – Sta. Maria Church A National Landmark, was used as a fortress during the Philippine Revolution of 1896. – Tirad Pass A National Shrine, had been the site of the last stand of the Filipino Revolutionary Forces under General Emilio Aguinaldo during the same period. – Bessang Pass Served as the backdoor to General Yamashita’s last ditch defense during the last stage of World War II. School of Hospitality Management
  22. 22. La Union• Basic Information – Provincial capital: San Fernando City – Geographic Location: Bounded on the north by Ilocos Sur, on the south by Pangasinan, on the east by Benguet, and on the west by the China Sea. School of Hospitality Management
  23. 23. La Union• Basic Information – Political Subdivision: • 19 municipalities and one component city, which are subdivided into 576 barangays. – Population: 657,945 as of 2000 Census – Language/ Dialect: Ilocano (Iloco), Pangasinense (Sto. Tomas and coastal areas), Ibaloi/Kakaney (Boardering Cordilliera) Filipino and English. School of Hospitality Management
  24. 24. Ilocos Norte• Basic Information – Major Industries: • Agriculture • Cottage industries are blanketweaving, basketry, bamboocraft, pottery, and broommaking. Commercial activity consists mostly of wholesale and retail business. School of Hospitality Management
  25. 25. Ilocos Norte• How to Get there: – By Land: Take a scenic bus trip from the capital Manila to Ilocos Norte. Via: Philippine Rabbit, Partas , Dominion, Florida, Farinas, and Maria de Leon bus lines. School of Hospitality Management
  26. 26. Ilocos NorteAttractions – Agoo Basilica One of the most imposing Catholic Structures in La Union. Rebuilt after an earthquake in 1892 – Museo de Iloko An old Presidencia that houses artifacts, religious icons and other historical pieces of cultural importance to the Ilokanos. School of Hospitality Management
  27. 27. Ilocos NorteAttractions – Ma- Cho Temple The world’s largest Taoist Temple outside China. Located in San Fernando City. School of Hospitality Management
  28. 28. Ilocos NorteAttractions – Thunderbird Resort, La Union San Fernandos own deluxe hotel and casino. Located in Poro Point. The hotel is patterned after Santorini, Greece. School of Hospitality Management
  29. 29. Ilocos NorteAttractions – San Juan Beach Boasts a number of tourist establishments. The beach is ideal for surfing. School of Hospitality Management
  30. 30. Pangasinan• Basic Information – Provincial capital: Lingayen – Geographic Location: Boundaries are Lingayen Gulf, La Union and Benguet on the north, Nueva Vizcaya on the northeast, Nueva Ecija on the east, Tarlac on the south and Zambales and China Sea on the west. School of Hospitality Management
  31. 31. Pangasinan• Basic Information – Political Subdivision: • 44 municipalities and 4 cities which are in turn sub-divided into 1,355 barangays. – Population: 2,434,086 as of 2000 Census – Language/ Dialect: Ilocano (western areas), Pangasinense (Central areas), Filipino and English. School of Hospitality Management
  32. 32. Ilocos Norte• Basic Information – Major Industries: • Agriculture • Prominent industries are bagoong making, handicrafts and gifts, toys and houseware making.. School of Hospitality Management
  33. 33. Ilocos Norte• How to Get there: – By Land: Take a scenic bus trip from the capital Manila via Dagupan. School of Hospitality Management
  34. 34. Ilocos NorteAttractions – Hundred Islands National Park Composed of a Cluster of Islands of Varying sizes. Some even have small white beaches. Ideal for swimming, boating and snorkeling. School of Hospitality Management
  35. 35. Ilocos NorteAttractions – Nuestra Senora de Manaoag Shrine Site of the Miracilous Shrine of “Apo Baket”. It is said that it possess healing powers and has saved the town of Manaoag from Calamities. School of Hospitality Management
  36. 36. Ilocos NorteAttractions – Santiago Island This island is rich in corals that teem with marine life. Ideal for scuba enthusiasts – Cape Bolinao Lighthouse Built by the Americans in 1903 on a 300-foot high promontory at the western part of Cape Bolinao. School of Hospitality Management
  37. 37. Ilocos NorteAttractions – Cape Bolinao Lighthouse Built by the Americans in 1903 on a 300-foot high promontory at the western part of Cape Bolinao. School of Hospitality Management

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