The Department of Tourism (DOT) celebrates anew with the world as White Beach, Boracay and El Nido, Palawan place 2nd and 9th, respectively, in Condé Nast’s Traveler’s 25 Best Island Beaches in the World: 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards list.
The Philippines remains optimistic in the UK outbound travel market despite the continuing pandemic challenges. Read our summary of Philippine Department of Tourism London activity for 2020.
The results are in for the World Travel Awards – Asia! We are excited to announce that the Philippines was recognised as; Asia’s Leading Beach Destination, Leading Dive Destination, Leading Tourist Board, Leading Tourist Attraction: Intramuros
“Even in the most unusual ways, tourism must stay alive.” This month has seen a step in the right direction with Boracay reopening to local tourism, and the DOT receiving a SafeTravels Stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council.
September 2020 has been a particularly busy month for us filled with celebrations; such as being named one of the “Surprisingly Spectacular Diving” sites in Lonely Planet’s recent article, as well as receiving Best Overseas Diving Area in the Marine Diving Awards 2020.
Philippine Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat led the online travel trade discussions on the status of the UK outbound travel market and new normal service preparations by the Philippines, in a webinar conducted by the Philippine Department of Tourism last 07 July 2020.
The Department of Tourism (DOT) said that it anticipates the reopening of the tourism industry in concurrence with the local government units (LGU), with the easing of travel restrictions, as more places around the country transition to a modified general community quarantine (MGCQ).
The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) maintained its commitment to the Filipino Brand of Service and Hospitality, as exhibited by the agency’s successful initiatives to assist a total of 36,947 stranded foreign and domestic tourists, since land, air, and sea travel restrictions were placed by the government as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of the disease.
Focused around STAY home. Dream. Wake up in the Philippines. The social campaign was softly launched last month to keep the Philippines top of mind among foreign tourists despite the ongoing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.