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Clark International Airport Hailed as One of the World's Most Beautiful Airports

Clark International Airport Hailed as One of the World’s Most Beautiful Airports

Manila, Philippines – In a recent press release, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has expressed immense pride and joy over Clark International Airport’s (CRK) recognition as one of the world’s most beautiful airports. This prestigious title, awarded by the Prix Versailles, underlines the Philippines’ dedication to marrying aesthetic elegance with practical functionality in its infrastructure....

Tourism hero of Palawan & Zamboanga City

Department of Tourism Honored With Two Awards at UNWTO Video Competition

Samarkand, Uzbekistan — In a significant win for the Philippines, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has recognized two of the country’s tourism videos at its prestigious Video Competition 2023. The honors were presented during the UNWTO’s General Assembly in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. The Winning Entries The Department of Tourism (DOT) clinched the award for...

The Philippines Competes for Four Honors at the Esteemed World Travel Awards 2023

The Philippines Competes for Four Honors at the Esteemed World Travel Awards 2023

The country seeks to defend its titles in world-class tourism, earning nominations in four separate categories Manila, Philippines—Renowned as a global travel hub, the Philippines is geared up to defend its titles as the World’s Leading Beach Destination and World’s Leading Dive Destination at the esteemed World Travel Awards (WTA) for 2023. The annual awards,...

Secretary Frasco emphasized the role of public-private partnerships in shaping the future of Philippine tourism

Philippine Tourism Investment Summit 2023: Bridging Public and Private Sectors for Robust Tourism Growth

A Collaborative Vision Designed with an all-encompassing vision in mind, the summit brought together key public and private stakeholders in the tourism industry. Hosted at the Shangri-La Hotel in Bonifacio Global City, the event aimed to amplify awareness of immense investment opportunities within Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) assets and Tourism Enterprise Zones...

Boracay Top 3 Best Islands in Asia

Boracay Leads Philippine Triumph in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2023

In a recent spotlight on global travel destinations, the Philippines has once again marked its spot on the map, with Boracay, Palawan, and Siargao earning prestigious ranks in the 2023 edition of Condé Nast Traveler’s Top 10 Readers’ Choice Awards. Announced by the Department of Tourism on October 5, 2023, these beloved islands have placed...

Philippines Department of Tourism Unveils First-Ever Tourist Assistance Call Center photo 1

Philippines Department of Tourism Unveils First-Ever Tourist Assistance Call Center

New Initiative Aims to Enhance Tourist Experience and Revitalize Tourism Industry Manila, Philippines –The Department of Tourism (DOT) has launched its first centralized and multi-platform Tourist Assistance Call Center, marking a significant stride in its efforts to revitalize the country’s tourism industry. Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco inaugurated the service on October 2, 2023, at...

10th Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macao Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia-Frasco

Philippine tourism sector forecasted to employ over 30 million by 2028, says DOT

The Department of Tourism shares an optimistic outlook on the country’s burgeoning tourism industry at the Global Tourism Economy Forum. Macao – The Department of Tourism (DOT) of the Philippines is bullish on the future of the country’s tourism industry, projecting employment to skyrocket to over 30 million Filipinos by the end of 2028. The...

Boracay Sandcastle

Boracay Resumes Beloved Tradition of Sandcastle Making with New Guidelines

The local government of Malay, Aklan, has reinstated sandcastle making on Boracay’s famed beaches, a tradition put on hold since 2018 due to environmental concerns. The practice had been a significant draw for tourists until the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) intervened, shutting down the activity along with a general closure of the...

Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco expressed elation over the swift approval of the House of Representatives

Philippine House of Representatives Gives Nod to Boosted DOT Budget for 2024

Expressing her sincere appreciation, Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco of the Department of Tourism (DOT) lauded the House of Representatives for their quick action in approving an increased budget for the fiscal year 2024. The agreement was reached during the plenary session held on Tuesday, September 19, 2023. Tourism Secretary Frasco was especially thankful to Isabela...