Philippines

  • DOT aims to give more importance to farm and rural tourism

    Published on : Monday, June 11, 2018

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) in the Philippines will reach out to more destinations and communities via sustainable tourism programs, as said by the Tourism Secretary Bernadette Puyat during her first visit to Cebu.   “Tourism will become an agent …

    Read More

  • Food and tourism initiative in Cordillera region of the Philippines

    Published on : Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    Located in the northern island of Luzon, the Cordillera region has the largest number of mountains in the Philippines. At the same time, it is also one of the poorest and most marginalized regions in the country, with the poverty …

    Read More

  • Tourism secretary of the Philippines hands over her resignation

    Published on : Thursday, May 10, 2018

    The Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte accepted the resignation of his tourism secretary, after the state audit agency flagged a questionable deal in her department.   Confirming the resignation, Duterte’s spokesman, Harry Roque, said, “I think Secretary Teo, being a close …

    Read More

  • Congress planning promotion and preservation of tourist sites of the Philippines

    Published on : Tuesday, May 1, 2018

    Despite Boracay’s temporary closure for tourists, the Philippines has alternative beaches and destinations to offer, which are equally great and Congress is planning for the promotion and preservation of these tourist spots.   More than a hundred bills and resolutions …

    Read More

  • The Leyte province in Philippines keeps the ‘I shall return’ tourism slogan

    Published on : Thursday, April 12, 2018

    The Leyte province in Philippines has no need to introduce a new tourism slogan, as the celebrated words of Gen. Douglas McArthur’s goes like “I shall return” is still the best tagline in endorsing Leyte to tourists, as per the …

    Read More

  • Airline companies can promote Palawan as tourism hot spot as Boracy closed for tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, April 11, 2018

    The province of Palawan in Philippines can be the next tourism destination as Boracay is closed for six months.     The government and commercial airlines are taking an opportunity to promote Palawan as the island tourism destination.   The …

    Read More

  • Philippines’ popular beach destination Boracay Island may reopen in four months

    Published on : Wednesday, April 11, 2018

    The government of Philippines is looking to shorten the closure period of Boracay, which is the popular tourism destination attracted more than 2 million tourists in last year.     According to the Tourism Minister of Philippines, the government may …

    Read More

  • Cordillera’s tourism industry gets a major impetus

    Published on : Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    Philippines senator Joseph Victor Ejercito has taken an oath to support and endorse Cordillera’s tourism industry, which he considers as an importnat centerpiece of development in the region. Ejercito was the guest of honor at the Lang-ay Festival in Bontoc, …

    Read More

  • Cruise tourism declines as Boracay closes for 6 months

    Published on : Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    Adding to the list of challenges in the Asian market, the Philippines has closed the popular tourist island Boracay to all visitors, including cruise ships, citing significant environmental concerns.       The spokesperson Harry Roque said the destination would …

    Read More

  • Boracay Island closes for six months after becoming ‘cesspool’

    Published on : Thursday, April 5, 2018

    One of the most popular tourism attractions in Philippines, Boracay Island closed for six months for the major environmental cleaning up.     Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the closure of the country’s most famous tourist island of Boracay. …

    Read More

  • Philippines introduces tourism ad drive in New York City

    Published on : Thursday, April 5, 2018

    An advertising campaign endorsing Philippines as an important tourism destination is at its highest peak with posters of striking locations displayed on different New York City subway cars and ads on large electronic billboard in Times Square.   The subway …

    Read More

  • Pampanga launches new tourism campaign for faith tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, March 27, 2018

    Pampanga, a new province in the Central Luzon region of the Philippines launches a new tourism campaign ‘Visita Iglesia’ to push faith tourism.     Pampanga—Teeming is combined with the old churches and religious traditions and practices.     This …

    Read More

  • Airlines agreed to waive the air fees as Boracay is closing

    Published on : Friday, March 23, 2018

    As Boracay Island in Philippines is closing for environment cleaning Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo said that the airlines have agreed to waive re-booking and cancellation fees for flights.     Wanda Teo said she told airline officials that closure was …

    Read More

  • Casino Resort to be open in central Philippine island

    Published on : Monday, March 19, 2018

    Despite government of Philippines’ plan to shut down its islands to clean up the environment, there is a plan for construction of casino resort on the central Philippine island.     The Macau-based casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd announced …

    Read More

  • Manila hotel fire kills 5, more than 300 guests evacuated

    Published on : Monday, March 19, 2018

    Around 300 guests and more than 70 Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp employees were evacuated after the fire engulfed a hotel and casino belongs from Acesite Hotel in the Philippine capital, Manila.     The Philippine firefighters said that the …

    Read More

  • Tourism in the Philippines receives a momentum

    Published on : Monday, March 12, 2018

    Tourism these days is getting much-needed attention from the government and the private sector. This is definitely good news as far as expanding the economy and generating jobs are concerned.   In 2016, tourists spent about $6 billion while in …

    Read More

  • Philippines registers record high in tourist arrivals for January ’18

    Published on : Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    THE continued flow of South Koreans and an increase in Chinese tourists drove the visitor arrivals in the Philippines to a record of 732,506 in January 2018, up almost 16 per cent from January 2017.   Data released by the …

    Read More

  • 6.62 million tourists visited Philippines last year, 11 percent growth

    Published on : Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Tourist arrival in Philippines was 11 percent up in 2017 with 6.62 million tourists visiting in 2017 as per the Harry Roque, Philippine presidential spokesman during a news conference at the Malacanang presidential palace.   He said that it was …

    Read More

  • The Philippines national forum to be held in March in Boracay Island

    Published on : Monday, February 5, 2018

    In order to support sustainable destination development and management in the Philippines, the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) along with the Society for Sustainable Tourism & Development Inc. (SSTDI) and LEADimpact Asia, are set to deliver the Philippines, National Forum …

    Read More

  • The Philippines sees unprecedented tourism growth last year

    Published on : Saturday, February 3, 2018

    Last year, more than 6.6 million foreign tourists visited the Philippines, marking a growth not seen before in the country’s tourism industry and surpassing the official target of 6.5 million tourist arrivals.   The Philippines Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo said …

    Read More


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

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 03 imexamerica 2018
  • 06 THSA 2018
  • 07 miltcongress 2018
  • 08 theleisureshow 18
  • 09 cibtm 2018
  • 09 Seatrade Cruise Med 2018
  • 10 Digital Travel Summit EU 2018
  • 10 ITE-HCMC 2018
  • 12 Traveldaily 18
  • 13 aite 2018
  • 14 TravelDaily 18
  • 15 TravelDaily TDC 18
  • 16 OTDYKH 2018
  • 17 Hotel Show dubai 18
  • 18 hospitalityqatar 18
  • 18 thincindonesia 2018
  • 30 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

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