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DOT LAUNCHES ‘IT’S MORE FUN WITH YOU’ VIDEO

The Department of Tourism (DOT) and Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines unveiled recently a new video designed to welcome domestic tourists back to the country’s tourism destinations.  Titled “It’s More Fun with You” the video is part of the department’s domestic tourism campaign dubbed “Have A Safe Trip, Pinas”. It was launched through a hybrid […]

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22 ANILAO DIVERS PASS DOT DIVERS GUIDE TRAINING

To advance their careers in the dive industry, 22 freelance community guides from Mabini and Calatagan in Batangas recently completed the Anilao Dive Guide Training and Certification Program initiated by the Department of Tourism (DOT).   The four-day activity, held from September 28 to October 1, was spearheaded by the Office of Product and Market Development (OPMD) […]

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CAMIGUIN REOPENS TO VISITORS ON OCT. 25 – DOT

The Department of Tourism (DOT), along with the local government unit (LGU) of Camiguin, vaccinated its tourism workers to further boost recovery prospects of the industry in time for its reopening this coming October 25. This will also be the province’s first time opening to visitors since the pandemic started. Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat expressed […]

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PH IS ASIA’S TOP BEACH, DIVE SITE IN WTA – DOT

The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced that the Philippines is, once again, Asia’s leading beach destination and Asia’s leading dive destination at the 28th World Travel Awards (WTA).  “We are elated that the country’s pristine beaches and mesmerizing dive spots have once again been cited as the best in Asia by the prestigious 2021 World Travel […]

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NCR ALERT LEVEL 3 STATUS TO BOOST TOURISM – DOT

The decision to resume staycations and expanding the capacity of restaurants is a big boost to tourism-oriented establishments that will result in the restoration of jobs of displaced tourism workers as the holiday season approaches.  Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat made this statement as the Department of Tourism (DOT) welcomed the decision of the Inter-Agency Task […]

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DOT LAUNCHES 2ND TOURISM AND TECHNOLOGY FORUM

The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines, the marketing and promotions arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT), concluded its 2nd Tourism & Technology Forum with 2,620 registered delegates for the 2-day event.  Discussions on “Digital Content Marketing: The Art of Story Telling” by TeamAsia’s Chief Storyteller Bea Lim, “5 Traveler Trends to Watch Out For” […]

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100% VAXXING OF CENTRAL LUZON TOURISM WORKERS EYED

The Department of Tourism (DOT) continues its vaccination drive in the country’s gastronomic epicenter helping the tourism workers under the A1 health priority group from Central Luzon achieve a 100% inoculation rate. Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat recently returned to Pampanga to oversee the vaccination of some 518 tourism workers employed in accommodation establishments used as […]

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QUARANTINE FOR TRAVELERS SHORTENED – ROMULO-PUYAT

“The reduction of the mandatory quarantine period for inbound travelers is an encouraging development for the country’s tourism industry,” Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo- Puyat said. Romulo-Puyat made the pronouncement following the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases’ (IATF-EID) to reduce the quarantine period for travelers from both green […]

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VACCINATION OF 13,000 RIZAL TOURISM WORKERS STARTS

Tourism workers of Rizal were vaccinated against COVID-19 in a joint effort by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and local officials to resuscitate the tourism industry in CALABARZON region, which recorded the highest number of arrivals before the pandemic.  A target total of 13,194 tourism workers in the Rizal province will be inoculated following proceedings […]

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SIARGAO, PALAWAN, BORACAY WIN INT’L AWARDS – DOT

The inclusion of the Philippines’ top tourist destinations in the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards of the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler (CNT) magazine is a testament to the hard work of the tourist industry “to strengthen our position as a top-of-mind destination” for international travelers.  The Department of Tourism (DOT) made this statement as three of […]