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BAYANIHAN 2 TO PROVIDE TOURISM SECTOR WITH BILLIONS IN FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE––ARAGONES

House Tourism chair Sol Aragones clarified that the tourism sector will still have access to billions of pesos under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, or Bayanihan 2, and revealed on Friday that Congress had even set up meetings between tourism stakeholders and government financial institutions so that they could easily obtain loans to […]

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SENATE OK OF BAYANIHAN 2 WILL HELP RECOVERY OF PH TOURISM – ROMULO-PUYAT

The Department of Tourism (DOT) expressed optimism for the recovery of the tourism industry following the Senate’s approval of Senate Bill 1564 or the Bayanihan To Recover As One Act on its third and final reading recently. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the approval of the bill is a welcome development for the industry, adding […]

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EXPERTS SAY TOURISM INDUSTRY WILL RECOVER – ROMULO-PUYAT

The tourism industry will recover amid the uncertainty brought by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.  This is the consensus of tourism experts tapped by the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) in partnership with the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) in a webinar recently. In the virtual talk […]

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OVER 155,000 TOURISM SECTOR EMPLOYEES GET WAGE SUBSIDY – ROMULO-PUYAT

A total of 155,672 employees from 4,290 tourism-related enterprises affected by the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis have received their cash assistance under the Small Business Wage Subsidy (SBSW) program of the Department of Finance (DOF), Social Security System (SSS), and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) as of May 4. Since March, the […]

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LTSP NATIONAL LEADERS’ MEETING: RECONNECTING THE YOUTH THROUGH TOURISM

The League of Tourism Students of the Philippines (LTSP) National Capital Region Chapter held its LTSP National Leaders’ Meeting 2018 last Aug. 18 at the Mandel Auditorium, Trinity University of Asia with its goal of reconnecting and maximizing the potential of the tourism youth organizations from different universities and colleges. Xander Kim Sigua, Executive Director […]