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                    [ArticleID] => 1546967
                    [Title] => DOT targets $6.5-B 2016 tourist receipts
                    [Summary] => 

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is looking at a 10 percent increase in foreign receipts to $6.5 billion for 2016 on the back of enhanced air connectivity and capacity expansion initiatives.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-27 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/lifestyle/health-and-family/20150415/airline-seats-travel-tourist.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1545885 [Title] => DOT banks on PAL, LGUs to boost tourism [Summary] =>

The Department of Tourism is banking on the strategic role of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) and the local government units (LGUs) in putting a human face on the country’s tourism brand It’s More Fun in the Philippines.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-24 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business As Usual [SectionUrl] => business-as-usual [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1545267 [Title] => Asean pushes tourism in regional integration [Summary] =>

One community for sustainability.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-22 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1542549 [Title] => Asean tourism in focus at the ATF, Travex 2016 [Summary] =>

Some 2,620 delegates from 64 countries are coming over to see what the 10-member Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) has to offer.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Travel and Tourism [SectionUrl] => travel-and-tourism [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1535051 [Title] => DOT surprises Philippines’s 5 millionth visitor [Summary] =>

Department of Tourism officials on Monday surprised the 5 millionth person to visit the Philippines this year.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-21 02:30:12 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804517 [AuthorName] => Rosette Adel [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20151221/dot-5-millionth-visitor.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1528648 [Title] => DOT readies hosting of 2016 Asean Tourism Forum [Summary] =>

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is ready to host the 2016 Asean Tourism Forum (ATF) in January which aims to establish a cooperative effort to promote the Southeast Asian region as a single tourist destination.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-03 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1512587 [Title] => Philippines-Korea air talks to focus on Palawan [Summary] =>

The scheduled air talks between the Philippines and Korea next month hopes to showcase the potential of Puerto Princesa City in Palawan to the Korean market.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-19 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/lifestyle/sunday-life/20150118/YFU/Benito-Bong-Bengzon-Jr.jpg ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1512163 [Title] => DOT to hold dialogue with critics of new rating system [Summary] =>

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is set to hold talks to appease critics of the new star rating system for hotels and resorts in the Philippines.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-18 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1511842 [Title] => DOT downplays impact of Samal incident [Summary] =>

The Samal Island kidnapping case last month is unlikely to affect the local tourism sector, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-17 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1498257 [Title] => Koreans to remain top tourists – DOT [Summary] =>

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is expecting a hefty growth in the number of Korean tourists next year to two million arrivals as exchange of traffic improves.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-10 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) ) )
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