Category Archives: SPORTS

Siargao a priority for tourism development

SIARGAO ISLAND – Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Frasco formally lauded the start of tourism recovery of Siargao Island during the opening ceremony of the 26th Siargao International Surfing Cup over the weekend.

“The resumption of this International Surfing Cup is not only… Read More

6 Pinoy surfers enter Siargao int’l cup quarterfinals

 October 17, 2022, 12:13 pm

GEN. LUNA, Siargao Island – Six Filipino surfers, three of whom are women, managed to advance to the quarterfinals as the 26th Siargao International Surfing Competition enters its third day on Monday at the Cloud 9 surfing site here.Surfing enthusiasts and visitors will witness in the… Read More

Gov’t to help Siargao win back world prestige: DOT chief

 October 16, 2022, 11:04 am

GEN. LUNA, Siargao Island – Tourism Secretary Cristina Frasco has assured top officials and the people of Siargao Island of full support from the national government to bring back the island’s standing and stature as a top tourist destination, not only in the country but also in the… Read More

Int’l surfing back in Siargao 2 years after Covid-19 outbreak

 October 15, 2022, 3:13 pm

GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island – International surfing is back on Saturday in this famous island more than two years after the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic turned the world upside down.The famous tourist magnet was also devastated by Typhoon Odette in December last year.On… Read More

Siargao 1st National Surfing Cup kicks off

GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island – The 1st Mayor Sol’s National Surfing Competition kicked off Wednesday morning at the Cloud 9 surfing site in this town.The surfing event, reopened two years after the pandemic and nine months after the onslaught of Typhoon Odette, is slated until Oct…. Read More

All set for Siargao national surfing cup

 September 26, 2022, 1:35 pm

SURIGAO CITY – Everything is set for the hosting of the first National Surfing Cup in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte province, two years after the coronavirus disease-2019 (Covid-19) put the famous sporting event in hiatus.The First Mayor Sol’s National Surfing Competition is set to… Read More

Sports tourism made Siargao top PH destination: DOT exec

GEN. LUNA, Siargao Island – Sports tourism, particularly surfing, has drawn thousands of local and foreign tourists to Siargao Island, notably in this town over the past years, a Department of Tourism (DOT) official said on Wednesday. “Sports tourism has two faces, the active sports… Read More