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Ball and Beaches FIBA World Cup Inspires Philippine Tour Packages

“Ball and Beaches”: FIBA World Cup Inspires Philippine Tour Packages

MAKATI CITY – The Department of Tourism (DOT) in the Philippines has launched a special initiative to align with the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, which the country is co-hosting. Designed to blend sports with tourism, the DOT has introduced bespoke Philippine tour packages, geared towards international and local basketball fans. The unveiling of...

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Philippines Gains Global Acclaim as a Premier Tourist Destination Under Marcos Administration

Philippines Gains Global Acclaim as a Premier Tourist Destination Under Marcos Administration

MANILA – One year into the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., the Department of Tourism (DOT) is celebrating the Philippines’ rising global reputation and appeal to international travelers. Ahead of the President’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA), the DOT acknowledged the country’s considerable progress in becoming a premier tourist hub in...

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Local Airlines Lift Face Mask Mandate on Domestic Flights

Local Airlines Lift Face Mask Mandate on Domestic Flights

MANILA, Philippines – In a ground-breaking move, Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and AirAsia Philippines have announced that they will no longer require the wearing of face masks on board their domestic flights. This decision follows the government’s recent lifting of the mask mandate and other coronavirus protocols. Philippine Airlines celebrated the lift, noting that it...

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Significant Progress in Philippine Tourism Under President Marcos Jr.'s First Year: Key Highlights and Future Plans

Significant Progress in Philippine Tourism Under President Marcos Jr.’s First Year: Key Highlights and Future Plans

Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco highlights the progress in the Philippine tourism sector during the first year of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s tenure, as she presents optimistic targets for 2023. The Department of Tourism (DOT) outlined key milestones contributing to economic growth and transforming the country into an Asian tourism hub. President Marcos’s prioritization...

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Vote for the Philippines as the most desirable country for adventure, Nature and Wildlife Culture

Philippines, Cebu, and Palawan are making a splash in the International Travel Awards

The Philippines, a dazzling gem in the Southeast Asian archipelago, has caught the eye of the United Kingdom’s oldest and most influential travel magazine. This year, the country has notched up several prestigious nominations in the annual Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards, often considered the ‘Oscars’ of the travel industry. In a triumphant hat trick, the...

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Philippines Hits 3 Million International Arrivals, Records Tourism Receipt Surge in First Half of 2023

Philippines Hits 3 Million International Arrivals, Records Tourism Receipt Surge in First Half of 2023

MANILA , Philippines—As of July 19, 2023, the Philippines has marked a significant milestone, recording three million international arrivals since the start of the year, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT). The robust recovery of the tourism sector is evident with the majority of these visitors, 2,740,802 or 91.36 percent, being foreign tourists and...

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport Reinstates Mandatory Shoe Removal Policy

Ninoy Aquino International Airport Reinstates Mandatory Shoe Removal Policy

MANILA, Philippines – As of July 10, 2023, passengers departing from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for overseas destinations are once again mandated to remove their shoes for security inspection, reviving a policy more than two decades old. This comes in the wake of an announcement made by the Office of Transportation Security (OTS) spokesperson,...

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Boracay Graces Top 10 in the 'Favorite Islands in the World 2023' by Travel + Leisure

Boracay Graces Top 10 in the ‘Favorite Islands in the World 2023’ by Travel + Leisure

Boracay, the Philippines’ gem of the sea, has made its mark once again on the international stage by landing the 10th spot in Travel + Leisure’s “Favorite Islands in the World 2023” list. Despite stiff competition from destinations like Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Islands and the Maldives, Boracay managed to maintain its place in the...

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Sol y Sombra Boracay Hotel

Sol y Sombra Boracay Hotel Promo

The Book & Buy promo from Sol y Sombra Boracay Hotel is now live! 🌊 Be quick as they’re offering only a limited number of vouchers. Relish in beachfront bliss at Station 1, Boracay, secured at Sol y Sombra’s unbeatable rates! 🏖️ The voucher sale period runs from July 1st to August 15th, 2023, with...