Davao accommodations urged to seek DOT-accreditation

September 9, 2015 5:17 am· Comments Off on Davao accommodations urged to seek DOT-accreditation 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept 7 (PNA) — A tourism official is urging Davao accommodations to seek accreditation from the Department of Tourism (DOT) to avoid being left out by accommodations in neighboring countries.

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Davao, Sox to tap ‘halal’ mart

September 9, 2015 5:17 am· Comments Off on Davao, Sox to tap ‘halal’ mart 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 7 (PNA) — Two Mindanao regions are courting Muslim tourists to visit the region by putting up more restaurants that serve certified halal foods.

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More DOT-accredited accommodations in Sox pushed

September 9, 2015 5:17 am· Comments Off on More DOT-accredited accommodations in Sox pushed 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 7 (PNA) — The local government units in Soccskargen, or simply Sox, have set a target of getting more accommodations within the region that are accredited under the Department of Tourism (DOT).

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Lufthansa pilots' strike to continue on Wednesday

September 9, 2015 5:17 am· Comments Off on Lufthansa pilots' strike to continue on Wednesday 

BERLIN, Sept. 8 — A union representing German airline Lufthansa's pilots announced on Monday evening that it had called for pilots of the airline's short and medium-haul flights to strike on Wednesday, joining their colleagues flying long-haul and cargo flights who would walk out on Tuesday.

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DOT-6 conducts Streetfood Kulinarya Workshop

September 9, 2015 5:17 am· Comments Off on DOT-6 conducts Streetfood Kulinarya Workshop 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 8 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 6 in partnership with the local government unit of the City of Passi is conducting Streetfood Kulinarya Workshop on September 8-9, 2015 at the Senior Citizens Building, Passi City.

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Agyla launches eco-tourism project at Lake Danao

September 9, 2015 5:17 am· Comments Off on Agyla launches eco-tourism project at Lake Danao 

By Felix N. Codilla III

ORMOC CITY, Leyte, Sept. 8 (PNA) – A non-government organization (NGO) inaugurated a livelihood eco-tourism project at Lake Danao Natural Park (LDNP)on Monday.

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Cagayan PTO to introduce more activities to boost local tourism

September 9, 2015 5:17 am· Comments Off on Cagayan PTO to introduce more activities to boost local tourism 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Sept. 8 — In a bid to boost tourism, the Provincial Tourism Office has increased its budget from PHP1 million to PHP6 million this year.

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Tourism Malaysia wooing more travellers from Singapore

September 9, 2015 5:17 am· Comments Off on Tourism Malaysia wooing more travellers from Singapore 

SINGAPORE, Sept. 8 — Tourism Malaysia is intensifying efforts through joint promotions and tactical campaigns to woo more travelers from Singapore following a drop in the arrivals in the first quarter of 2015.

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Malindo to fly to Perth in November

September 9, 2015 5:17 am· Comments Off on Malindo to fly to Perth in November 

SEPANG, Sept. 8 — Malaysia's first hybrid airline, Malindo Air, is set to introduce flight services to Perth, Australia in November this year, widening its reach to eight countries.

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PHL is in a ‘good stage’ in gender & dev’t for tourism, official says

September 9, 2015 5:17 am· Comments Off on PHL is in a ‘good stage’ in gender & dev’t for tourism, official says 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept 8 (PNA) — While notable progress has been made in efforts of the tourism sector to push for gender and development, a tourism official said that several aspects leave it room for improvement.

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