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DOT OPENS 9TH TOURIST REST AREA IN ILOCOS NORTE

President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., together with Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco, led the inauguration of the ninth completed Tourist Rest Area (TRA) in the country, located at the President’s home province, Ilocos Norte.  “I am very happy to be here, of course, because we are here inaugurating the first of many planned Tourist Rest Areas […]

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DOT OPENS TOURIST REST AREA IN ROXAS, PALAWAN

Delivering her keynote remarks at the inauguration of the Tourist Rest Area (TRA) in Roxas, Palawan, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco emphasized the Marcos administration’s prioritization of impactful infrastructure projects which aims to address the basic needs of tourists and ensure their memorable and convenient experience in the country. “Layunin po natin […]

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TOURIST REST AREA OPENS IN CARMEN, CEBU

The Department of Tourism (DOT) cited the newly inaugurated Tourist Rest Area in Carmen, Cebu as an “ideal” public-private partnership framework, noting that the collaboration among the DOT, the TIEZA – Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority, the local government unit of Carmen, and the Cebu Safari & Adventure Park is a first step toward […]

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BOHOL OPENS FIRST TOURIST REST AREA

The Provincial Government of Bohol underscored that the official turnover of the first completed Department of Tourism (DOT) Tourist Rest Area (TRA) in the province is a welcome development for the province as Bohol enters “a new and exciting chapter” post-pandemic. “Bohol’s tourism industry is now entering a new and exciting chapter. As we continue […]

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DOT OPENS TOURIST REST AREA IN SAMAL

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco led the inauguration of the Tourist Rest Area (TRA) in the Island Garden City of Samal (IGaCoS), Davao del Norte recently. The TRA in IGaCoS is the third facility to be completed and turned over by the DOT to the local government units, subsequent to the TRAs […]

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1ST MINDANAO TOURIST REST AREA OPENS IN BUKIDNON

In a bid to further spur tourism development in Mindanao, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco inaugurated the first Tourist Rest Area (TRA) in Mindanao situated in a strategic location in Manolo Fortich town, Bukidnon province.  “We have inaugurated the first TOURIST REST AREA in Mindanao in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon pursuant to President […]

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DOT TURNS OVER TOURIST REST AREA TO CEBU TOWN

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco led the official turnover and inauguration ceremonies of the first tourist rest area (TRA) to be completed in Medellin town, Cebu Province.  Visitors on a road trip traversing the town of Medellin can now enjoy the facility with Filipino-inspired interior and furniture for free! The DOT-TRA has […]

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10th TOURIST REST AREA TO OPEN IN PALAWAN – FRASCO

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco led the groundbreaking ceremony of the 10th Tourist Rest Area (TRA) in Palawan which aims to enhance the overall tourist experience of both foreign and local visitors. The TRA, a flagship project of the DOT that is among the priority programs of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., is […]

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DOT OPENS 1ST LUZON TOURIST REST AREA IN BAGUIO

The Department of Tourism (DOT) in partnership with the Tourism Infrastructure Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) and the Baguio City local government broke ground on the first ever Tourist Rest Area (TRA) in Luzon recently. Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco led the signing of the provisional Memorandum of Agreement (MO A) held at the Baguio Country […]