Calbayog City: The rapidly growing city in Eastern Visayas

Calbayog Tinapa
Tinapa (Smoked Fish) Calbayog’s specialty

Calbayog City, the fishing center of Western Samar and surrounded by Samar Sea, produces a vast array of marine products. As a result, the aquaculture industry contributes to the economic growth of the city. Ranked as Eastern Visayas’s third highedt income city, living in this city entails job opportunities amids a peaceful city.

Calbayog City is rich in its natural resources, having more than half of its land used for the agricultural industry. Major products of the city include rice, vegetables, corn, fruits bamboo, and the like. Livestock and poultry production are also its main source of income. As such, major companies like Swift Foods Inc., and Solmar Dressing Plant are some of its major poultry suppliers.

Economic progression

The city is becoming busier with its new investment code that provides a five-year moratorium on business taxes for new companies that will invest in the city. Furthermore, new malls from Gaisano and Robinsons are on the works . As a result, this will provide more business and employment opportunities for it residents. A new shipyard for building and repair also being considered to be established near the Calbayog City port.

Calbayog Bangon Waterfalls
Bangon Waterfalls

Tourism

Tourism also contributes to Calbayog’s reputation, as the city improves its three notable ecotourism sites, namely the Pawikan Island, Bangon-Bugtong Falls, and the Malajog Beach and zipline. Additionally, the city is known as a city of waterfalls because of the large number of natural falls. People can marvel at the beauty of the Tabokno Falls, Pan-as Falls, Lologayan Falls and more. In addition to that, thrilling adventures await tourists at the Tinago-an Cave. Furthermore, people have the option to relax and unwind their aching muscles at springs like the geothermal Mapaso Hot Spring.

Accessibility

Calbayog City is easily accessible via land, air, and water. By land, buses to Manila, Davao, Tacloban, and even General Santos are available; by air, there are flights from Manila and Cebu to Calbayog Airport, and by sea, Calbayog City Port offers boats to the neighboring municipalities of Tagapul-an, Santo Niño and Almagro, and Calbayog City Maguinoo Port offers boats to Cebu.

Overall, Calbayog City is holistically growing: its aquaculture, agriculture, business, and tourism industry deem it as an economic hub. If you want to live in Bria Calbayog, Bria Homes can offer you the best home at the most affordable price.

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Images from:

https://dealgrocer.com/dgtraveler/articles/72-hours-in-samar-5ba1cbf06971e01e04000048

http://lexicalcrown.blogspot.com/2016/01/bangon-water-falls.html

http://www.traveltrilogy.com/2017/08/calbayog-city-samar-tourist-attractions.html