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RIZAL REP. URGES PRIVATE SECTOR TO EXPLORE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

With the Masungi Georeserve in Rizal province recently being recognized as one of the most sustainable and innovative tourism projects worldwide, Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles has urged private sector businesses to “be like Masungi“ in exploring sustainable tourism and help protect the environment.The conservation project was cited earlier this month by the United […]

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LAW DECLARING BALANGA CITY COASTAL SANCTUARY AS ECO-TOURISM SITE WILL REDOUND TO BATAAN ECONOMIC GROWTH – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar welcomed the signing into law of the bill declaring the coastal sanctuary in Balanga City, Bataan as a responsible, community-based ecotourism site. Villar, chair of the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources and principal sponsor of Republic Act 11365 or the Balanga Wetland and Nature Park (BWNP) Responsible Ecotourism Act, said the enactment […]

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DOT MARKETING FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IS RELEVANT – LUNTIAN PARTYLIST

Luntiang Pilipinas Party-list (Luntian) on Tuesday expressed support for the updated version of the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) signature tourism campaign “It’s More Fun in the Philippines,” saying that the agency’s focus on sustainable tourism “is relevant given the need to ensure that the country’s top tourist destinations do not suffer the same fate as […]

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PH TO SHARE BORACAY REHAB STRATEGY WITH ASEAN – ROMULO-PUYAT

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has expressed intent to share its Boracay rehabilitation experience and strategies with other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states. “We wish to share the Philippines’ experience in the rehabilitation of our top sun-and-beach tourism destination, the island of Boracay,” Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said in her speech during […]