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31,000 PALAWAN TOURISM WORKERS TO GET VAX JABS

Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat, along with testing czar and National Task Force Against COVID-19 deputy chief implementer Secretary Vince Dizon, led the ceremonial vaccination of tourism workers in Palawan. Romulo-Puyat personally visited the premier tourism destinations of Coron, El Nido, San Vicente, and the City of Puerto Princesa where she announced that the agency targets […]

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MORE BORACAY TOURISM WORKERS TO GET COVID VAX JABS

The vaccination of tourism workers in Boracay Island received a boost with the arrival of an additional 10,000 doses of Sinovac anti-COVID vaccines as local tourist arrivals in the world-famous island picked up.  The vaccination program is being undertaken by the Department of Tourism (DOT) in partnership with the National Task Force (NTF) on COVID-19 […]

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3K BORACAY TOURISM WORKERS TO GET COVID VAX JABS

Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat and National Task Force Against COVID-19 (NTF) Deputy Chief Implementer and testing czar Vince Dizon led the ceremonial vaccination of tourism workers in Boracay Island recently. Romulo-Puyat said that the inoculation program targets an initial 3,000 tourism workers.  Of this number, 2,178 are employed in accommodation establishments, 308 in restaurants, and […]

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DOT BACKS DAVAO’S ‘BAKUNA BY THE SEA’ FOR A4 GROUP

The Department of Tourism (DOT) lauded the tourism stakeholders of Davao for spearheading an “innovative” vaccination program for travel and hospitality employees, including A4 Priority Group members. Dubbed as “Bakuna by the Sea,” the vaccination program was held at the seaside tropical garden of the Waterfront Insular Hotel Pavilion from June 30 to July 2, […]

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BOHOL TOURISM WORKERS TO GET COVID VAX JABS SOON

Some 10,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be arriving in Bohol, Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat announced in a virtual meeting with the province’s tourism industry stakeholders. “I am delighted to bring the good news that vaccine czars Sec. Carlito Galvez and Sec. Vince Dizon have approved our request for additional vaccines for Bohol. With this, […]

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3,390 MARINDUQUE TOURISM WORKERS GET CASH AID

A total of 3,390 tourism workers in the province of Marinduque were approved to receive P5,000 each for a total payout of P16.95 million under the government’s cash aid program for workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat personally awarded the certificates of the Department of Tourism (DOT)-Department of Labor and Employment […]

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DISPLACED INTRAMUROS WORKERS GET P5K DOT CASH AID

A total of 295 vendors, pedicab drivers and other informal tourism workers in Intramuros have received close to P1.5 million cash under the government’s cash assistance program for workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat made the announcement following the approval of the allotment under the Department of Tourism (DOT) – Department of […]

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150 TOURISM WORKERS VACCINATED ON LABOR DAY – DOT

Some 150 frontline personnel of quarantine hotels were among the hundreds of workers who were vaccinated against COVID-19 in the symbolic vaccination of laborers that is part of the government’s celebration of Labor Day. The Department of Tourism (DOT) said the vaccination of these tourism frontliners is part of the preparation for the next phase […]

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DOT PUSHES FOR TOURISM RESILIENCY IN EL NIDO

The Department of Tourism (DOT) endeavors to ensure the tourism resiliency of the country’s prime destination, El Nido, Palawan, through the full implementation of the Sustainable Tourism Development Project (STDP) this year. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat made the statement as she visited El Nido for the Awarding of Certificates to beneficiaries of the Cash-For-Work and […]

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DOT EXPANDS AID TO TOURISM WORKERS – ROMULO-PUYAT

The Department of Tourism (DOT) reaches out to tourism workers who were affected by the closure of establishments or those which scaled down operations, to immediately avail of the expanded financial assistance as part of the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act interventions to address the pandemic’s impact on Philippine tourism.Under a Joint Advisory (JA) between the […]