Government allocates PHP410-M to relocate about 2,000 Intramuros settlers

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Government allocates PHP410-M to relocate about 2,000 Intramuros settlers 

By Josephine Grace Aguilo

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) — The Intramuros Administration (IA) has allocated PHP410 million to relocate around 2,000 informal settlers living within the walled city of Intramuros, IA Finance & Administrative Division Chief Merceditas C. de Sahagun, disclosed on Tuesday.

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La Union drivers to be trained as tourism frontliners

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on La Union drivers to be trained as tourism frontliners 

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, June 17 — A two-day seminar designed to create a pool of tour guides from among the local drivers will be held here from June 23-24 this year.

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La Union drivers to be trained as tourism frontliners

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on La Union drivers to be trained as tourism frontliners 

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, June 17 — A two-day seminar designed to create a pool of tour guides from among the local drivers will be held here from June 23-24 this year.

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DOT turns 43; joins Snapchat

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT turns 43; joins Snapchat 

MANILA, May 11 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Wednesday took its social-media presence to a higher level by joining image-messaging and multimedia mobile app Snapchat, in time for its 43rd anniversary.

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DOT, travel influencers join to entice more tourists to visit PHL

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT, travel influencers join to entice more tourists to visit PHL 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — Five of the biggest travel influencers from an award-winning creative technology agency that built the largest travel and lifestyle portfolio on Instagram and Snapchat will soon reach Philippine shores, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Tuesday.

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DOT hopes to sustain Chinese tourist arrivals

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT hopes to sustain Chinese tourist arrivals 

MANILA, April 13 — With the Chinese market reflecting the biggest growth in tourist arrivals to the Philippines with 130,916 visitors this year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has expressed hope that this surge will continue regardless of sea disputes.

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TOP COP program to ensure safety, security in Metro Manila's tourism hubs

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on TOP COP program to ensure safety, security in Metro Manila's tourism hubs 

MANILA, April 13 — With the expected influx of both foreign and local tourists in various travel destinations in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) strengthened its Tourist Oriented Police for Community Order and Protection (TOP COP) program.

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DOT, hotel owners vow to adapt green practices into tourism

February 16, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT, hotel owners vow to adapt green practices into tourism 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — Green practices will soon be adapted into tourism, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday after announcing a joint commitment to ensure a more environment-friendly hotel industry.

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DOT-Bicol says Catanduanes’ tourism industry showing more vigor

February 16, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT-Bicol says Catanduanes’ tourism industry showing more vigor 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 15 (PNA) — With an increase of 19.77 percent in tourist arrivals in the third quarter of last year compared to the same period in 2014, the tourism industry in the Bicol island-province of Catanduanes is showing more vigor, according to the regional office of the Department of Tourism (DOT) here.

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Japanese tourist arrivals to reach 500,000-mark this year with new flights–DOT

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Japanese tourist arrivals to reach 500,000-mark this year with new flights–DOT 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday expressed optimism that Japanese tourist arrivals into the Philippines will hit 500,000 mark this year with the launch of new flights next month.

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