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HOUSE LEADERSHIP COMMITS FULL SUPPORT TO TOURISM RECOVERY—VILLAFUERTE

The House leadership has assured tourism business leaders this week of the chamber’s unequivocal support for this once booming industry, as the chamber has set aside a considerable part of its just-approved bill on the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or Bayanihan 2 for the recovery of this sector that is one of the […]

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DOT ALLOTS P340-M FOR ILOILO TOURISM INFRA DEV’T – ROMULO-PUYAT

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has earmarked a total of P340.7 million for Iloilo’s tourism infrastructure development through the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA). “TIEZA made sure that the Province of Iloilo will have our steadfast support in terms of tourism infrastructure development, and has allocated a total of P 340.7 million for […]

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DOT, DENR, DILG TO INSPECT BAGUIO CITY FOR REHAB – ROMULO-PUYAT

The Department of Tourism (DOT), together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), is set to inspect Baguio City and prepare for its rehabilitation. Under the initiative, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat will visit Burnham Park, Wright Park, Mines View Park, Baguio City’s sewage […]

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4 NEW DECLARED TOURIST DESTINATIONS TO GET DOT SUPPORT – ROMULO-PUYAT

The four recently declared new tourist destinations in Nueva Ecija and Ilocos Sur are slated to receive significant attention and assistance on infrastructure, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has assured. “It’s written in the law that TIEZA should be actively helping the local government draft tourism plans because tourism is not only on […]

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AFTER BORACAY, GOVERNMENT MUST IMPROVE OTHER TOURIST AREAS – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara said government shouldn’t stop at Boracay and must proceed to other famous tourist areas that need preventive improvements but in a manner that will not require their total closure. “The emerging success story that is the Boracay rehabilitation can be the template in rejuvenating other tourist spots but without the economic dislocation […]