Additional tourism officials appointed in the Philippines tourism department

Published on : Monday, November 7, 2016

philippines-its-more-funIn the Philippines, more officials to the Department of Tourism (DOT) and its attached agencies have been appointed, which also includes a classmate of President Duterte. Four of the department’s current officers have been given bigger responsibilities. All four executives were sworn into office last Friday.

 

The officers have vowed to handle international cooperation projects with the UNWTO, organization of economic co-operation and development, Asia-Pacific economic cooperation, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and foreign-assisted projects. They will also implement the sustainable and inclusive tourism agenda for the region.

 
The newly appointed officers said that the Philippines has great potential to be a top-notch tourist destination, although it requires considerable development work in tourism sector.

 

Tourism infrastructure needs to be enhanced along with better access. Basic infrastructure support needs to be in place to flourish tourism and air, land and sea transport needs to be properly coordinated. A series of air connectivity projects are going on for four gateways, including Davao City, Cagayan de Oro City, Zamboanga City and Siargao. Plans are also on for further developing the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asia Growth Area.

Tags:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CAPTCHA Image

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 02 wtm_london16
  • 03 itb-berlin 2017
  • 09 aime17
  • 09 conventa 2016
  • 10 travelturkeyexpo 2016
  • 10 uitt16
  • 11 arabian-travel-mart 2017
  • 12 mitt 2016
  • 12 ttfotm 16
  • 16 EMITT 2017
  • 21 IITM 2016
  • 43 PATA
  • 45 T2G Logo

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

More Events...
Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com