(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 23 September 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1,265 km East of Central Luzon (17.7°N, 133.9°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Central and Southern Luzon. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY TROPICAL DEPRESSION LOCATION: 1,775 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON (25.5°N, 138.4°E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 45 KM/H NEAR THE CENTER GUSTINESS: UP TO 55 KM/H MOVEMENT: NORTHWESTWARD AT 25 KM/H . Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE & DINAGAT ISLANDS Weather Condition: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. Caused by: Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms Impacts: Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms FORECAST WIND & COASTAL WATER CONDITIONS: Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE, SIARGAO ISLANDS & DINAGAT ISLANDS Wind Speed: Slight to Moderate Wind Direction: Southwest to West Coastal Waters: Slight to Moderate / (0.6 to 2.1 meters OVER SURIGAO CITY: Maximum Temperature: 02:00 PM Yesterday ------ 34.9°C Minimum Temperature: 02:00 AM Today ------- 23.6°C Maximum Relative Humidity: 02:00 AM Today --- 88% Minimum Relative Humidity: 02:00 PM Yesterday ---- 54% TIDES: (Courtesy of NAMRIA) High Tide: 07:45 AM Today = 1.1 m Low Tide: 04:31 PM Today = 0.1 m Sunrise: Today: 05:27 AM Sunset: Today: 05:34 PM

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

140 TREs undergo Refresher Training in Basic Hospitality in Cagwait & Tandag City

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur (Aug 23) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) conducted a refresher training on Basic Hospitality Course on August 22 to 23, 2022 to answer and address  the call of the Provincial Government through the Provincial Tourism Office and the Tandag Chamber of Commerce and Industry Incorporated (TCII) to give  Refresher Training to hospitality providers in preparation for the forthcoming Mindanao Business Conference 2022 (MinBizCon). 

Day 1 of the activity was sponsored by the local government unit of Cagwait, Surigao del Sur through the Municipal Tourism Office. Some 40 owners/staff/workers of the Tourism Related Establishments (TREs)  actively participated in the training which was held in Cagwait town.

On August 23, some 100 participant members of the Tandag City Hotel and Restaurant Association (TACHARA) and owners, employees/workers of the TREs successfully underwent the same training sponsored by the City Government of Tandag  through the City Tourism Office, held at the Pimentel Beach Resort in Tandag City.

TESDA Provincial Office revealed, that the training covered the following:
* refresher training in customer service / front office service
*  Refresher training in housekeeping/ innkeeping, and
* Refresher training in food service with concepts of halal.

Meanwhile, an influx of visitors is expected, as the Tanday City is chosen to host the prestigious event of the 31st MinBizCon 2022 from August 31 to September 2, 2022, at the Northeastern Mindanao University (NEMSU) Stadium in Tandag City. The said activity is organized by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI). (NGPB/PIA-Surigao del Sur)