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DOT SUPPORTS MOVES TO DEVELOP MORE PARKS IN PH

Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco affirmed the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) support for the development of parks during her keynote address at the opening of the 1st Philippine Parks Congress at the Rizal Park Open Air Auditorium recently. “The Department of Tourism extends its full support to the efforts of the national parks as well […]

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PH GETS TOP TOURISM AWARD FROM TURKEY TRAVEL GROUP

The Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco welcomed the influx of global recognitions for the Philippines, distinctively the World’s Leading Country Award by Turkish travel organization Uzakrota, as well as citations of its prime tourist destinations from different travel organizations and United States-based online travel guides. “As the international accolades for the Philippines […]

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FRASCO AMONG BEST PERFORMING CABINET OFFICIALS

In a survey by the RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPMD), Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco garnered a 71 percent approval rating in a list headlined by the Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos (75%) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Erwin Tulfo (73%). The survey was based on an […]

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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 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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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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VOLUNTARY INDOOR MASK-WEARING GETS PALACE OK

President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. has approved the removal of the COVID-19 test requirements for incoming visitors and the lifting of the mask-wearing mandate for indoor settings. Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco made the announcement in a press briefing at the Malacañang Palace, following the Cabinet meeting with the President. In line with the President’s vision […]