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PH, THAILAND MARK 75 YEARS OF DIPLOMATIC TIES

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Thailand, First Lady Liza Marcos, together with Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco and other Cabinet officials, graced the grand diplomatic gala event with the theme “Moving Forward to the New Era of Closer Friendship and Common Prosperity,” hosted by […]

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DOT TO BUILD TOURIST REST AREA IN LAKE SEBU

Addressing local officials of South Cotabato, T’boli elders, and tourism players, Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco expressed her gratitude for the dreamlike experience of immersing in the breathtaking Lake Sebu with delegates of the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) Philippine Experience Program (PEP) SOCCKSKARGEN. “I feel as though I have floated into the dream that is […]

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FRASCO OPENS HYPERBARIC CHAMBER CENTER IN BORACAY

Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco referred to the establishment of the Hyperbaric Chamber Center in Boracay as a significant step in enhancing the safety and overall experience for tourists, especially divers. “Just to give you a little background and context of how this all came to be, noong pumunta ako sa Boracay at nakinig sa […]

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FRASCO LEADS GO NEGOSYO’S TOURISM DISCUSSION

Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco led the opening salvo of a series of panel discussions, formally commencing this year’s Go Negosyo’s Tourism Summit at the Ayala Malls By the Bay.  Frasco joined the esteemed company of travel and tourism industry leaders comprised of Michelle Ho, General Manager of Klook Philippines and Thailand; Captain Stanley Ng, President […]

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PH, KOREA EYE 5-YEAR TOURISM COLLABORATION

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco engaged in a bilateral meeting with Republic of Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) Minister Yu In Chon at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) in Seoul, South Korea, ahead of the Seoul International Travel Fair (SITF). During the meeting, the two ministers […]

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FRASCO JOINS 28TH RODEO FESTIVAL IN MASBATE CITY

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco joined tourists and locals in the action-packed kick-off of the 28th Rodeo Festival in Masbate City. “Tourism is now one of the strongest pillars of our economy, providing over five million jobs for fellow Filipinos, and it is precisely festivals like this that provide communities with economic […]

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DOT BRINGS ‘BISITA, BE MY GUEST’ TO SINGAPORE

The Department of Tourism (DOT) brings its online referral tourism program to Singapore, encouraging more Filipinos based in the Lion City to champion Philippine tourism. Speaking virtually during the recent launch event in Singapore, Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco emphasized how Bisita, Be My Guest (BBMG) has grown from being an incentive travel program “to […]

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DOT’S FRASCO IS AWARDEE FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

Department of Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco was conferred the Gawad Pilipino Babae Ka Award for Public Service along with other distinguished awardees in rites held recently at the Tejeros Hall, AFP Commissioned Officers Club at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City. “It is a great honor to be a recipient of the Gawad Pilipino […]

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DOT TO DEVELOP ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY TOURISM

To equalize tourism development and promotion as envisioned by the Marcos Administration under the National Tourism Development Plan (NTDP) 2023-2028, Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco committed the support of the Department of Tourism (DOT) in transforming Zamboanga Sibugay, dubbed as the “Center of the Zamboanga Peninsula”, into a tourism gem for the Philippines. Frasco made […]

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‘BISITA, BE MY GUEST’ WINNER GETS CONDO FROM DOT

The Department of Tourism (DOT) led by Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco and SM Development Corporation (SMDC) President Jose Mari Banzon formally awarded a brand new condominium unit courtesy of SM Development Corporation (SMDC) Quezon City to one lucky winner of the Bisita, Be My Guest (BBMG) incentive program. Ruperto Tumibay, a seventy-nine-year-old who hails from […]