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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Baguio City awarded ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard

Cordillera - Baguio City has been bestowed the "ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard" (ACTCS) after inspection and evaluation of the city in seven key areas of assessment.

Dubbed as the summer capital of the Philippines and one of UNESCO's creative cities, Baguio was recognized after initiating a campaign of urban improvement and beautification, environment conservation program, maintaining public safety and waste disposal, and maintaining cleanliness and sanitation. 

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Baguio City passed all the seven criteria set forth by in the ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard. These are: 

1. Environmental management
2. Cleanliness
3. Waste Management
4. Awareness-Building about Environment Protection and Cleanliness
5. Green Space
6. Health Safety, Urban Safety, and Security
7. Tourism Infrastructure and Facilities

The ASEAN Clean Tourist City award is a recognition given to member-nations to encourage them to improve the quality of tourism in their cities, increase marketing competitiveness, create jobs for local residents and push economic growth.

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The winning cities shall receive the certificate of appreciation and a plaque with ASEAN Clean Tourist City Label. 

The award is valid for three years.

City Mayor Benjamin Magalong shared the news on his social media on November 27 and congratulate the city for the new recognition.

"Congratulation Baguio City for being one of the three winners to receive the ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award for 2020-2022", the post said.


  1. Congratulations Baguio buti nlng natalo yong nakaraang namu2no jan sa baguio other wise lahat ng puno putol at puro building nlng Godbless u poh Mayor sana ma preserve pa ang ating mga puno jan sa atin

  2. Malaki na ang improvement ng Baguio. Nung nagaaral pa ako dyn kahit saan ka tumingin puro tambak ng basura nakakahiya sa mga turista.. buti ngayon muling naibabalik na ang ganda ng Baguio..🌻🏡️🌸🌺🌻


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