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DOT to suspend accreditation of Makati hotel where Dacera died
by Rosette Adel - January 14, 2021 - 5:34pm
The Department of Tourism on Thursday announced that it will revoke the Certificate of Authority to Operate of the Makati City Hotel where flight attendant Christine Dacera was found lifeless on New Year’s...
Makati hotel unaware of multiple guests in Dacera’s room in reply to DOT
by Rosette Adel - January 13, 2021 - 4:22pm
The hotel in Makati City implicated in the death of flight attendant Christine Dacera on Friday responded to the show cause order issued by the Department of Tourism to address allegations that it violated quarantine...
DOT chief: Not all 4 or 5-star rated hotels open for staycation
by Rosette Adel - January 6, 2021 - 10:01pm
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Tuesday corrected the misperception that all four or five-star rated accommodation establishments can operate as staycation hotels.
What you need to know about Traslacion 2021: Road closures, activities for devotees
by Rosette Adel - January 6, 2021 - 1:25pm
The Manila Police District Traffic Enforcement on Wednesday announced that several roads will be closed in the nation’s capital starting Friday in light of the commemoration of the transfer of the image of...
DOT issues show cause order vs Makati hotel after demise of flight attendant
by Rosette Adel - January 5, 2021 - 12:30pm
The Department of Tourism on Tuesday issued a show cause order calling on a hotel in Makati City to explain why its accreditation should not be revoked in light of a death of a flight attendant in one of its ro...
‘Not acceptable’: DOT warns quarantine hotels of penalties if used for leisure
by Rosette Adel - December 31, 2020 - 9:10am
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Monday reminded the Department of Tourism-accredited hotels used as quarantine hotels to refrain from accepting guests for leisure purposes.
DOT backs travel ban to keep new coronavirus variant out
by Rosette Adel - December 30, 2020 - 4:53pm
The Department of Tourism on Wednesday expressed its full support for the implementation of strict entry protocols in light of the new coronavirus variant.
DOT inks agreement with PCMC for subsidized COVID-19 tests for tourists
by Rosette Adel - December 29, 2020 - 9:25am
The Department of Tourism its attached marketing and promotions agency, Tourism Promotions Board on Monday signed a memorandum of agreement with the Philippine Children's Medical Center (PCMC) to further expand affordable...
After backlash, Plantation Bay setting up areas for guests with special needs
by Rosette Adel - December 28, 2020 - 4:54pm
The Cebu-based luxury resort laid down what it is doing to amend its ways and improve its services to accommodate guests who have certain disabilities.
Tumandok IPs forced to vacate settlement in Boracay island – groups
by Rosette Adel - December 22, 2020 - 7:59pm
A number of progressive groups on Tuesday reported that some members of the Tumandok community, one of the original inhabitants of Boracay island, were forced to vacate their settlement in Puka Beach, Yapak on the...
LIST: LRT-1 schedule for December 2020 holidays
by Rosette Adel - December 22, 2020 - 3:59pm
The Light Rail Transit-1 is implementing schedule adjustments in observance of the December holiday season.
LIST: Qualfication guidelines for RT-PCR test subsidy of DOT-TPB and UP-PGH
by Rosette Adel - December 15, 2020 - 9:43pm
The Department of Tourism, through its attached marketing and promotions agency, Tourism Promotions Board on Tuesday signed a memorandum of agreement with the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital...
Plantation Bay's resident shareholder quits after harsh response to mother of child with autism
by Rosette Adel - December 15, 2020 - 2:55pm
Cebu resort shareholder Manny Gonzalez who recently made headlines for alleged poor handling of a guest complaint on Tuesday tendered resignation effective on the same day.
Zambales gears up for tourism reopening
by Rosette Adel - December 12, 2020 - 5:53pm
Local government leaders of Zambales and the Department of Tourism on Friday held a planning forum with the tourism stakeholders to discuss the strategies, solutions and concern ahead of the reopening of the provincial...
How this couple DIY-ed their wedding this pandemic
by Rosette Adel - December 12, 2020 - 5:19pm
For most couples, tying the knot in the middle of a pandemic is not an easy ordeal.
As forest land clearing in Boracay continues, residents lament years of tax payment
by Rosette Adel - December 10, 2020 - 5:24pm
With several residents about to be displaced by the ongoing forest land clearing in the prime tourist destination of Boracay, some of them expressed their regret for paying real property taxes over the years.
DOT launches probe into Plantation Bay’s poor handling of guest complaint
by Rosette Adel - December 9, 2020 - 4:55pm
 The Department of Tourism on Wednesday said it has launched a probe into the reported poor handling of guest complaint of a resort in Mactan, Cebu.
Batangas LGU orders closure of Laiya resort after COVID-19 protocols breach
by Rosette Adel - December 9, 2020 - 3:37pm
The local government unit of San Juan, Batangas on Wednesday ordered the closure of a resort in Laiya where partygoers were seen violating the COVID-19 beach protocols.
DOT: Fake COVID test results undermine efforts to keep Boracay safe
by Rosette Adel - December 9, 2020 - 12:59pm
The DOT, also the co-vice chair of the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force, has been implementing a “test before travel” policy in tourist destinations that have opened to the public during the pandemic...
Groups urge e-commerce platforms to incorporate zero-waste, reuse systems in packaging
by Rosette Adel - December 5, 2020 - 6:03pm
Environmental advocates on Friday launched an online petition to call on e-shopping platforms to adopt practices that would reduce plastic packaging waste.
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