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Requested from DOT by timothy rodriguez at 03:36 PM on Dec 02, 2019.
Purpose: R&D
Date of Coverage: 08/31/2016 - 08/31/2019
Tracking no: #DOT-587744009887

timothy 03:36 PM, Dec 02, 2019

Hi! I would like to request from your office the following:

For Cagayan de Oro.

1. Tourism Statistics (monthly data, figures for the past 3 years)

2. List of the following:
- Hotel / inn and locations
- Average hotel occupancy rates
- Average room rates
- Average number of available rooms
- Main tourism drivers of the city.

Please send to the email address below, thank you....

Timothy Rodriguez
info@paradise.ph

Records 08:48 AM, Dec 03, 2019

December 3, 2019

Dear timothy,

Thank you for your request dated Dec 02, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Tourism Statistics.

We received your request on Dec 02, 2019 and will respond on or before Dec 23, 2019 03:36:31 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPVC01ODc3NDQwMDk4ODcM, for request with ticket number #DOT-587744009887.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Records Office
FOI Officer

Legal Affairs 09:32 AM, Dec 03, 2019

December 3, 2019

Dear timothy rodriguez,

We refer to your letter of Dec 02, 2019 03:36:31 PM about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Tourism Statistics.

In order for us to work further on your request, we need more information from you regarding your query. In particular, it would be helpful to know your specific/exact purpose in requesting the data regarding Cagayan de Oro City because you only stated "R&D". You may use the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPVC01ODc3NDQwMDk4ODcM, for request with ticket number #DOT-587744009887, to respond.

During the period of us awaiting your reply, your request will be put on hold. If we do not receive a reply on or before Feb 25, 2020 01:29:34 AM, your request will be closed.

We hope to hear from you at the soonest possible time.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Legal Affairs Service
DOT FOI Decision Maker

timothy 01:17 PM, Dec 03, 2019

Hi, we are considering opening a hotel in Cagayan De Oro and the information requested would be very useful to our Research and then our decision whether or not to Develop a Hotel. I hope that is OK, Thank you, Respectfully - Tim

timothy 02:36 PM, Dec 22, 2019

Hi,

We requested the following information on the 2nd December;

For Cagayan de Oro.
1. Tourism Statistics (monthly data, figures for the past 3 years)
2. List of the following:
- Hotel / inn and locations
- Average hotel occupancy rates
- Average room rates
- Average number of available rooms
- Main tourism drivers of the city.

You then asked us to know our specific/exact purpose for our requesting the data to which, on the 3rd of December, we replied;

"Hi, we are considering opening a hotel in Cagayan De Oro and the information requested would be very useful to our Research and then our decision whether or not to Develop a Hotel. I hope that is OK, Thank you, Respectfully."

Unfortunately, we have not heard from you since. We have a very large site, have produced a business plan for the Hotel, Wellness Center & Spa based around Hilot and employing many people from Northern Mindanao etc.

Could you please update us on the progress of this request as the information would be very very useful to us?

Thank you again, Respectfully - Tim

Timothy Rodriguez
info@paradise.ph

Legal Affairs 11:19 AM, Dec 23, 2019

December 23, 2019

Dear timothy rodriguez,

We refer to your letter of Dec 02, 2019 03:36:31 PM; about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Tourism Statistics.

Our response to your request is due on Dec 23, 2019 03:36:31 PM. Unfortunately, it is taking longer than expected to deal with your request because we are still waiting for the data from the Regional Office.

We apologize for this delay but have applied for an extension so we could work further on your request. We hope to be able to send you a response on or before Jan 20, 2020 03:36:31 PM.

You may visit www.tourism.gov.ph for the tourism statistics and the list of DOT-accredited establishments in Cagayan de Oro. 

Likewise, please be informed that we do not have data regarding average room rates and average number of available rooms.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact us using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://pcoomaster07122017170000-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPVC01ODc3NDQwMDk4ODcM, for request with ticket number #DOT-587744009887.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Legal Affairs Service
DOT FOI Decision Maker

Legal Affairs 05:13 PM, Jan 09, 2020

January 09, 2020

Dear timothy,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Dec 02, 2019  3:36 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Tourism Statistics.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. I enclose a copy of the information you requested.

Likewise, please be informed that the attached data were the only information that the DOT Region X was able to provide.

You may find the list of DOT-accredited establishments at www.tourism.gov.ph.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Sec. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat at 351 Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Legal Affairs Service
DOT FOI Decision Maker

Attachments:
 CDO Data.xlsx

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