Cagayan de Oro tagged as the city of Golden Friendship now become the City in Blossom, in Bloom and in Boom. Its known to be the Gateway of Northern Mindanao in which it has the strategic location between neighboring localities and provinces like Iligan, Bukidnon and Cebu and other Visayas areas.
Major ICT industries also invested in CDO namely Smart Communications, Globe and Bayantel to name a few.
Today, Cagayan de Oro is one of the major tourist destination in the Philippines and popularly known and visited for its adventure tours like the most famous White Water rafting, River Trekking, Caving, Canopy Walk and many more.
Cagayan de Oro is just an hour plane from Manila
and it has more flights schedule now. Also, an addtional flights from Cebu to Cagayan de Oro and vice versa for about 30 minutes. Ferries bound to Cebu and Bohol still available and new sets of schedules. A new route also from Cagayan de Oro to Camiguin is now available. Due to its startegic road network, it also attracts more investor to invest here in Cagayan de Oro and it is the keybtrading centers by neighboring areas and localities.
Cagayan de Oro is alsk known as the Educational Center in Northern Mindanao. At present, there are 3 universities namely Capitol University,Liceo de Cagayan University, and Xavier University.Also, 10 colleges and one state college - Mindanao University of science and Technology formerly known as Mindanao Polytechnic State College. As to secondary schools, Cagayan de Oro has 21 public schools and 36 private schools. Also 64 elementary public schools and 51 private elementary schools.......more...