Do you know the tagline of your hometown?
Tagline is used by a municipality to promote what is worthy of being, well, promoted. It’s like the ‘selling phrase’ so tourists and investors would go to their town and boost the economy and tourism of their homeland.
Just like Department of Tourism.
We learned of the tagline of these Batangas municipalities and cities during our coverage of the first public presentation of Mutya ng Batangan 2011 candidates.
Agoncillo — Home of Tawilis Festival
Alitagtag — Float Capital of the Philippines
Balete — Land of Honeybees
Batangas City — Industrial Port City of CALABARZON
Bauan — The Town that Refuses to Die
Calaca — The Home of Calacatchara Festival
Cuenca — Home of the Bakers and Mt. Maculot
Laurel — Bio-Eco Town of Batangas
Lemery — Home of Fresh Tulingan
Lipa City — Home of Kapeng Barako
Lobo — Atis Capital of the Philippines
Mabini — Diving Capital of the Philippines
Malvar — Home of Falls and Rivers
Mataasnakahoy — Home of Sweet Lanzones
Padre Garcia — Cattle Trading Capital of the Philippines
Rosario — Home of Sinukmani Festival
San Jose — Egg Basket of the Philippines
San Juan — Home of Lambayok Festival
San Nicolas — Home of Maliputo Festival and Bird Sanctuary of Batangas
San Pascual — Noted for Its Refineries
Sta. Teresita — Noted for Its Religious Images
Sto. Tomas — Home of Batangas Bulalo
Taal — Home of Balisong
Talisay — Gateway to Taal Batangas and Plant Nursery of the Philippines
Tanauan City — Home of Sumang Magkayakap
Taysan — Home of Passion Fruit
Tingloy — The Only Island Municipality of Batangas
Note: These are the municipalities whose candidates were presented during the event. Do you know the taglines of the remaining towns not included in the list? Share.
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