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Dive tourism contributes P73 billion to PH economy in 2023: Frasco

Tweet The Department of Tourism (DOT) reaffirmed its commitment to sustainable tourism development initiatives in the Philippines, particularly in developing and promoting the country’s dive tourism. Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco made the statement during the Philippine International Dive Expo (PHIDEX) opening ceremony 2024 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila (WTCMM). “As one of […]

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DOT optimistic on robust rebound of tourism

PHL records more than 4M foreign visitors; DOT optimistic on robust rebound of tourism

Tweet The Department of Tourism (DOT) is optimistic about the Philippine tourism industry’s continuing resurgence post-pandemic, with visitor arrivals to the country breaching the four million mark today (Sept. 29). This, as it recorded a total of 4,005,465 visitor arrivals to the country from January 1 to September 29, 2023, in its latest report. Tourism

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Kaamulan Street Dance photo via Bukidnon Kaamulan FB page

Kaamulan Festival: Celebrating Bukidnon’s Rich Indigenous Culture

Tweet Kaamulan Festival in Malaybalay Bukidnon The Kaamulan Festival is an ethnic and cultural festival held annually in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon, in the Philippines. Taking place from the second half of February to March 10, the festival is a gathering of the Bukidnon tribespeople to celebrate and showcase their rich traditions and culture. Derived from

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1st Philippine Tourism Dive Dialogue

1st Philippine Tourism Dive Dialogue unites Dive Industry: 37B raked in 2022

Tweet CEBU CITY, Philippines—In a bid to further expand development of the country’s dive tourism industry, the Department of Tourism (DOT) successfully mounted a nationwide convergence of hundreds of participants from the public and private sectors and the academe to tackle challenges and gain insights from industry experts and stakeholders for the inaugural Philippine Tourism

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Tourist Rest Area in Carcar Cebu

DOT inks deal with Cebu LGU for more Tourist Rest Areas, “Heritage City” Carcar thanks DOT for TRA

Tweet CARCAR CITY, Cebu – The heritage city of the south gets a tourism boost after the turnover of the Department of Tourism (DOT) Tourist Rest Area (TRA) led by First Lady Liza Araneta Marcos, Vice President Sara Duterte, and DOT Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco. The turnover and inauguration ceremony was also attended by Cebu

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Mt. Guiting-Guiting National Park, Sibuyan Island by Emmanuel Maceda via Unsplash

DOT records more inbound flights to PHL, increase in domestic air routes

Tweet Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco on Wednesday (Aug 2) bared favorable developments on air connectivity benefiting Philippine Tourism in line with the Marcos administration’s convergence efforts towards the development of the country’s tourism industry. It can be recalled that in Secretary Frasco’s listening tours with tourism stakeholders since last year to get to know

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National Museum of The Philippines Cebu

NMP-Cebu to spur tourism development in Visayas Region—Frasco

Tweet CEBU CITY — Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco said the newly inaugurated National Museum-the first of its kind in Cebu, and the largest in the Visayas region, will spur tourism development, not only for Cebu but for the entire region as well. On Friday (July 28), President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. and First Lady

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Fort Santiago by Elmer B Domingo via Wikimedia cc

Top 5 Best Things to Do in Intramuros, Manila

Tweet 5 Amazing Things to Do in Intramuros, Manila Explore the centuries-old history of Intramuros, the iconic ‘Walled City’ of Manila, Philippines. Intramuros is a living, breathing time capsule of Philippine history, from the majestic walls that served as protection from invaders to the cobblestone streets that have witnessed the passing of time. Discover the

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Batanes joins UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories photo by Rexy Quieta via Unsplash

Batanes joins UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories inclusion is a manifestation of Philippines’ successful sustainability efforts in local destinations

Tweet MANILA, Philippines — The inclusion of Batanes Islands, through the Batanes Tourism Hospitality Monitoring Center (BTHMC), as the newest member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO) reflects successful sustainability efforts in local destinations in the Philippines. Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco made

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