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From face-to-face interactions to video calls, direct-selling goes digital under ‘new normal’
by Rosette Adel - July 4, 2020 - 1:46pm
Direct selling is essentially a person-to-person selling, according to an officer of a multi-level marketing company. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, the direct selling business model pivoted to...
Palawan to kick off gradual reopening with ‘dry-run’ in El Nido resorts
by Rosette Adel - July 4, 2020 - 10:53am
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Friday said that the island of Palawan will reopen tourism gradually and will begin with a dry-run reopening, particularly in El Nido resorts.
Food culture guide uses 'walking tour' break to update knowledge on heritage, tourism
by Rosette Adel - July 2, 2020 - 9:44pm
Since the enhanced community quarantine was implemented in Luzon last March 17, food and culture guide Ivan Man Dy had to defer walking tours.
Ecotourism in the 'new normal' will mix old methods and 'strong science'
by Rosette Adel - June 30, 2020 - 8:43pm
With COVID-19 pandemic changing the landscapes of most industries globally, local and international ecotourism experts recently discussed how they plan on innovating and redesigning the ecotour experience for travelers...
Filipinos willing to try domestic tourism within months of quarantine lifting — survey
by Rosette Adel - June 29, 2020 - 9:34pm
Majority of Filipinos are willing to travel within the country once restrictions are lifted, a survey report released Monday suggested.
Malay LGU mulls raps vs BFP personnel for Boracay quarantine breach
by Rosette Adel - June 17, 2020 - 5:09pm
The Boracay Interagency Task Force on Wednesday decried the entry of group of travelers identified as employees of Bureau of Fire Protection Region VI who stayed on the island from June 12 to 14, ahead of its official...
International visits may resume after mandatory 14-day quarantine for tourists lifted
by Rosette Adel - June 13, 2020 - 5:49pm
How soon can the Philippines open to foreign tourists?
Boracay to reopen to Western Visayas tourists on June 16
by Rosette Adel - June 11, 2020 - 7:14pm
Starting June 16, tourists from Western Visayas can now visit the island of Boracay for leisure purposes.
DOT eyes implementing ‘travel bubble’ for resumption of tourism
by Rosette Adel - June 10, 2020 - 7:35pm
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Wednesday said her agency is mulling on implementing the so-called “travel bubble” or “travel corridors” in reopening tourism in the country.
Boracay task force looking at reopening the island to tourism
by Rosette Adel - June 10, 2020 - 4:47pm
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Wednesday announced that the heads of the Boracay Inter-agency task force will visit the island on Thursday to reassess its reopening to tourists.
Are there silver linings to COVID-19 pandemic? Food and tourism operators weigh in
by Rosette Adel - June 6, 2020 - 6:38pm
With the COVID-19 pandemic upending several business industries globally including food tourism, travel operators and food business owners are now trying to make ends meet with digital and sustainable solu...
DOT introduces apps to help restaurants, businesses operate ‘contact-free’
by Rosette Adel - June 6, 2020 - 5:11pm
The Department of Tourism this week introduced digital apps that would help businesses including food establishments reopen with contact-free operations.
Philippines cited by Forbes as among 7 potential post-COVID major tourist destinations
by Rosette Adel - June 6, 2020 - 12:29pm
A contributor of Forbes.com recently listed Philippines as among the seven countries which could become a major tourist destination in a post-COVID world.
No province ready to reopen tourism yet, DOT chief says
by Rosette Adel - June 3, 2020 - 9:35pm
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat bared that some local government units now placed under modified general community quarantine are still not keen on reopening tourism in their jurisdictions.
WATCH: Isko Moreno shows off resumption of Lagusnilad underpass rehab
by Rosette Adel - May 29, 2020 - 7:56pm
Ahead of the implementation of the general community quarantine on June 1, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Friday said the rehabilitation of the Lagusnilad Underpass has resumed.
Old Manila Walks’ Ivan Man Dy shares why Binondo tour is centered on food
by Rosette Adel - May 29, 2020 - 6:59pm
On National Heritage Month, food and culture guide Ivan Man Dy of cultural and historical tour outfit Old Manila Walks recently explained why his Binondo tour is centered on food.
Batangas health, wellness resort reopens to continue medical services amid COVID-19 pandemic
by Rosette Adel - May 29, 2020 - 11:32am
After the province of Batangas graduated to the relaxed community quarantine measures last May 16, one of the health and wellness resorts in the province reopened its doors to the public and resumed its medical and...
‘Not giving up’: PHILTOA sets event plans to jumpstart domestic tourism under ‘new normal’
by Rosette Adel - May 29, 2020 - 11:14am
As early as May, the Philippines Tour Operators Association said that it is already coming up with plans to jumpstart the tourism of the country in the context of the so-called new normal.
Life After Lockdown: Restos pivot to delivery as Filipinos’ social life moves away from dining
by Rosette Adel - May 28, 2020 - 7:00am
It's a delivery-or-die situation for bars and restaurants. Foodies can forget about culinary adventures in themed interiors for now.
This is how some heritage sites are coping amid COVID-19 pandemic
by Rosette Adel - May 23, 2020 - 5:13pm
On National Heritage Month, some heritage sites shared how they are adapting amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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