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FRASCO HAILS FIRST-EVER NORTH LUZON TRAVEL FAIR

Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco expressed confidence on domestic tourism as key to the country’s economic resurgence, hailing the maiden edition of the North Luzon Travel Fair held recently at SMX Convention Center in Clark, as critical to the revitalization of tourism.   “That is why all of our Regional Directors from the entire country […]

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9 LONG WEEKENDS IN 2023 – FRASCO

The Department of Tourism (DOT) welcomed President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s recent signing of Presidential Proclamation No. 90, which adjusts the roster of regular holiday and special (non-working) days in 2023 to introduce more long weekends that Filipinos can potentially plan their trips around. According to Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco, the DOT foresees the Presidential […]

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TOURISM REVENUE HITS P100-B MARK — FRASCO

The Department of Tourism (DOT) reported that visitor arrivals to the Philippines have reached the 2 million mark and accounted for more than P100 billion in estimated visitor receipts since the country’s relaxation of border restrictions to foreign tourists last February 10, 2022. “Our latest figures have reached well beyond the 1.7 Million tourist projections […]

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PH BAGS WORLD’S LEADING DIVE DESTINATION AWARD

The Philippines has been hailed the World’s Leading Dive Destination and the World’s Leading Beach Destination for 2022, besting all other countries at the 29th World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony held in Muscat, Oman. “These global victories for the Philippines evince the unparalleled beauty of our country and the distinct warmth of the […]

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PH MAINTAINS POSITIVE TOURISM OUTLOOK – FRASCO

The Philippines is ready to receive more tourists as the outlook for Philippine tourism remains positive, with the support of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for the industry as a priority in his administration. This was the announcement made by Philippines Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco as she addressed tourism ministers and international […]

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PH EYES 1ST TOURISM MOU WITH ITALY – FRASCO

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco paid a courtesy visit to the Office of the Italian Minister of Tourism, Daniela Garnero Santanché, to discuss the tourism ties between the Republic of the Philippines and the Italian Republic, and to forge for the very first time a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on tourism between […]

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UK TRAVEL MAG: PALAWAN IS ‘MOST DESIRABLE ISLAND’

There is no stopping the Philippines from bagging accolades as an in-demand travel destination as the country’s top tourist destination Palawan was hailed as one the Most Desirable Island among the world’s best in the 21st Wanderlust Travel Awards. The country’s Tourism Board, through the Philippine Department of Tourism-Central Visayas Office also placed 6th among […]

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DENR, PH TOP FIRMS PARTNER UP VS PLASTIC WASTE

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is exploring a partnership with the country’s top conglomerates to create a plastic waste management action roadmap, as part of its commitment to regulate plastic packaging and reduce waste. This comes after representatives from the private sector were invited as panelists and shared their efforts toward achieving […]

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DOT TO LAUNCH 1ST NORTH LUZON TRAVEL FAIR – FRASCO

In a bid to boost tourism recovery and cultural diversity, the Department of Tourism (DOT), through its regional offices in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, and Central Luzon, in partnership with Alliance of Travel and Tour Agencies of Pampanga (ATTAP), is set to stage the first-ever North Luzon Travel Fair from November […]

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FRASCO BRINGS LISTENING TOUR TO LONDON

Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco engaged in a productive dialogue with some 60 representatives of the Filipino community during the Kapihan sa Pasuguan in the United Kingdom. Jointly organized by the Philippine Embassy in London and the Philippines Department of Tourism (PDOT)-London, the Filcom members’ dialogue with Frasco comes along the sidelines of the World Travel […]