The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) is a government owned and controlled corporation that has been tasked to develop, manage, operate, and supervise the development of the 54,000-hectare Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport (CSEZFP) into a major transshipment port, an agro-industrial hub, and a tourism center.

CEZA has the authority to operate or license tourism related activities including games, amusements, recreation and sports facilities such as dog racing, horse racing and gambling casinos.