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PRA suspends processing of Special Resident Retiree’s Visas amid review
by Rosette Adel - October 23, 2020 - 6:08pm
The Board of Trustees of the Philippine Retirement Agency, an attached agency of the Department of Tourism, on Friday announced the suspension of issuance of the Special Retirees Residence Visa (SRRV) pending a review...
Philippines’ Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park showcased in UNESCO exhibit
by Rosette Adel - October 21, 2020 - 9:50pm
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization this month launched a photo exhibition which featured  World Heritage marine sites including Philippines’ Tubbataha Reefs Natural...
Hotels in GCQ, MGCQ areas allowed to operate at full capacity
by Rosette Adel - October 21, 2020 - 10:48am
Hotels in areas classified under a modified general community quarantine and general community quarantine are now allowed to operate at 100-percent operational capacity, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat...
Gov’t-registered tourist vans now open to online booking
by Rosette Adel - October 20, 2020 - 6:27pm
Some tourist destinations are now just a van away.
Eased travel movement to empower LGUs to reopen tourist spots — Puyat
by Rosette Adel - October 16, 2020 - 6:51pm
The Department of Tourism on Friday welcomed the loosening of travel movement between general community quarantine and modified GCQ areas for tourism revival.
Tourism chief tells ‘Staycation hotels’: Prioritize, health, safety of guests, employees
by Rosette Adel - October 15, 2020 - 8:28pm
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Wednesday reminded “staycation hotels” to follow the health guidelines and protocols set by the Department of Tourism as guests are anticipated to go on staycation...
DOT: Batangas now welcomes divers from areas under GCQ
by Rosette Adel - October 14, 2020 - 9:38pm
The Department of Tourism on Wednesday announced that divers even from areas under general community quarantine are now allowed to visit the diving community in Batangas.
DOT sets ‘Bring your own gear’ rules as recreational diving reopens
by Rosette Adel - October 13, 2020 - 9:59pm
The Department of Tourism on Tuesday released the health and safety rules for recreational driving as the country reopens sports tourism activities due to the easement of quarantine restrictions.
‘Nayon for healing’: Nayong Pilipino Foundation halts dev’t projects amid pandemic
by Rosette Adel - October 9, 2020 - 6:48pm
The Nayong Pilipino Foundation recently announced that it has suspended its development projects to pave way for the efforts in averting the public health and economic crisis brought by the COVID-19.
Ilocos Norte to reopen to Luzon tourists on October 15
by Rosette Adel - October 9, 2020 - 3:43pm
After Boracay, Ilocos Norte government announced that it would open its borders to local travelers from Luzon starting October 15.
Champions of Resilience in Philippine tourism industry: Virtus Awards pushes through amid pandemic
by Rosette Adel - October 8, 2020 - 10:18pm
The Hotel Sales and Marketing Association proves that its resilience is pandemic-proof as it decided to push through with its annual tradition of Virtus Awards that recognizes the most exceptional hotel marketing...
Taal-hit Aeta community learners resume classes through hand-delivered modules
by Rosette Adel - October 5, 2020 - 10:46pm
At least more than half of learners from the Taal-hit Aeta community enrolled for the Alternative Learning System classes this school year and are now learning offline through hand-delivered modules.
DOT anticipates more local tourists in Baguio City as city adopts antigen testing
by Rosette Adel - October 3, 2020 - 6:56pm
The Department of Tourism said that it sees domestic tourism boom in one of the country’s top tourist destinations, Baguio City, after it has adopted the antigen testing as a way to determine if the visitors...
Plans complete but pandemic takes away budget for Baguio City rehabilitation
by Rosette Adel - October 1, 2020 - 9:27pm
Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, in his state of the city address last month, reported that the master development plans for the City of Pines’ tourism and other sites have been completed.
DOT moves on from 2018 mess, gets highest audit rating
by Rosette Adel - October 1, 2020 - 7:29pm
The Department of Tourism has obtained an “unqualified opinion” from the Commission on Audit in its annual audit report for the fiscal year of 2019.
How tourism enterprises can apply for accreditation through DOT’s online portal
by Rosette Adel - September 30, 2020 - 9:21pm
The Department of Tourism on Tuesday launched its digitized accreditation system.
DOT issues dos and don’ts for ‘staycations’ in GCQ areas
by Rosette Adel - September 29, 2020 - 10:19pm
The Department of Tourism on Tuesday released the strict guidelines for hotel staycations for leisure purposes in general community quarantine areas.
‘Business Unusual’: Phitex 2020 hybrid edition pushes through in Bohol
by Rosette Adel - September 23, 2020 - 9:10pm
The country's biggest, government-organized travel trade event Philippine Travel Exchange kicked off its hybrid edition on Wednesday in Panglao, Island Bohol.
Boracay to open doors to GCQ tourists on October 1 after months of closure
by Rosette Adel - September 23, 2020 - 12:43pm
The Department of Tourism on Wednesday announced that the country’s top tourist destination, Boracay island, will further open its doors to more local tourists starting October 1, after almost seven months...
Ahead of tourism reopening, Baguio City launches online tourist monitoring platform
by Rosette Adel - September 22, 2020 - 9:38pm
The city government of Baguio and the Department of Tourism on Tuesday morning led the launch of the City of Pines’ first online tourist monitoring platform ahead of the reopening of its tourism in Octobe...
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