1st North PH Tourism Forum & Career Fair

DOT sets event in CAR for human capital dev’t The regional office of the Department of Tourism (DOT) here is practically turning tourism into a convergence platform for human capital development. DOT Regional Director Marie Venus Q. Tan is organizing a pioneering event that will generate jobs and livelihood in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), continue reading

What’s old is new again for Madrid Fusion Manila 2018

MAKATI, Philippines –Traditional cooking techniques and native ingredients will be at the spotlight for the fourth serving of the Madrid Fusion Manila (MFM) 2018. Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo announced during the MFM 2017 Appreciation Gathering that next year’s theme for the culinary festival is “Innovating Tradition”. “The chefs of today’s world are continue reading

Bring Home a Friend for the Holidays

MANILA – The Philippines Department of Tourism (DOT) today said the launching of the new “Bring Home A Friend” (BHAF) program is timed with the onset of the traditionally long Christmas season. “We would like to close the year strongly for the tourism industry in terms of visitor arrivals and carry the momentum into the continue reading

DOT steps up PHL tourism promo in Canada

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada – Department of Tourism Secretary (DOT) Wanda Tulfo-Teo said Filipinos await for Canadians to discover how it’s more fun in the Philippines. Teo made the call during the Philippine Tapestry Gala night held as part of the Mabuhay Philippines Festival last August 22 to 27 during which she also announced the reopening continue reading

Capturing the Colorful and Exciting 28th Philippine Travel Mart

The Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) is now stepping up in the biggest travel trade exhibition for the promotion and marketing of domestic and inbound tourism through the yearly Philippine Travel Mart. The national event aligns to the celebration of the 50th Founding Anniversary of ASEAN in which the Philippines is the host country. The continue reading

Tourist arrivals up by 12.7% in the first half of 2017

Manila, Philippines — Philippine tourism may yet realize its full potential as a top dollar-earning industry even as the legislature strongly agreed to boost next year’s budget of the Department of Tourism (DOT), including a P1 billion marketing fund. This surfaced as lawmakers rallied behind DOT Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo to mount an “all-out promotion campaign,” continue reading