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SURIGAO DEL NORTE WELCOMES FULLY VAXXED TRAVELERS

The provincial government of Surigao del Norte has allowed travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the province without the need to take a reverse transcription – polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. The new policy came via Executive Order (EO) 21-043 issued by Surigao del Norte Governor Francisco Matugas, who noted the decreasing […]

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QUARANTINE FOR TRAVELERS SHORTENED – ROMULO-PUYAT

“The reduction of the mandatory quarantine period for inbound travelers is an encouraging development for the country’s tourism industry,” Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo- Puyat said. Romulo-Puyat made the pronouncement following the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases’ (IATF-EID) to reduce the quarantine period for travelers from both green […]

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SHORTEN QUARANTINE OF FULLY VAXXED TRAVELERS – DOT

“The Department of Tourism (DOT) stands squarely behind the call of President Duterte to shorten the quarantine period for fully vaccinated travelers. This is a crucial step towards the eventual resumption of international travel once our borders reopen, leading to the recovery of the pandemic-hit sector,” Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat said.  Romulo-Puyat said that the […]