Sports Illustrated to feature PH beaches in next cover photo

MANILA — Philippines beaches will be welcoming top models, photographers, and other staff of American sports magazine Sports Illustrated next month. Department of Tourism (DOT) Undersecretary for Media Affairs Kat de…

Department of Tourism

  LAOAG CITY — The Department of Tourism (DOT) is endorsing a village-initiated tourism project to invite more investors and tourists in Burgos town, one of Ilocos Norte’s major tourist destinations…

Cinematheque eyed for Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY —- To further promote the cinematic landscape of Ilocos Norte as a film destination, the Philippine Film Export Services Office (PFESO) under the Film Development Council of the…

DOT Allots P568-M For La Union-Benguet Road

SANTOL, La Union – The Department of Tourism has allotted a total of P568 million for the construction of a road that will connect the provinces of La Union and…

BOI meets RLAs to promote inclusive business in Region 2

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The Board of Investment (BOI), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Agriculture (DA), and Department of Tourism…

White Roof community painting project launched in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Tourism – Cordillera Regional Office (DOT-CAR) and Baguio City on Sunday formally launched “Project Puraw” or the “White Roof Community Painting Project” in four…

DOT-CAR conducts consultation for Baguio tourism dev’t plan

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Tourism – Cordillera Administrative Region (DOT-CAR) , in partnership with Berkman International Consultancy, has conducted a consultation to formulate the Baguio Tourism Development Action…

DOT-2 to study Santiago City’s river development proposal

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela — The Department of Tourism (DOT)- 2 will study the proposal of the city government of Santiago to develop the river banks of Ganano from Calao to…

More Miss Universe candidates arrive in PHL on Friday

MANILA — Over 20 more Miss Universe candidates are expected to arrive in Manila on Friday to attend pre-pageant events leading up to the finals on Jan. 30 at the…

DOT defends Miss U ancillary event involving whale sharks

MANILA — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Thursday stood up to criticisms it earned for allowing Miss Universe candidates to swim with butanding (whale shark) off the coast in…

Some Miss U candidates to arrive in PHL on Friday for kickoff party

MANILA — About 11 candidates of the prestigious Miss Universe pageant will be arriving in Manila on Friday (Dec 9) to lead a kickoff party a month before the country…

PHL poised to be Asia’s top underwater photo destination –DOT

MANILA — The Department of Tourism (DOT) said on Monday it hopes to position the Philippines as a top underwater (UW) photography destination in Asia given its rich marine diversity.…

Airing of Miss U pageant in PHL gets time slot

DAVAO CITY — The Philippines’ hosting of the next prestigious Miss Universe pageant on Jan. 30, 2017 (Monday, Manila time) will be aired live in all TV networks at around…

Public warned vs fake DOT-accredited establishments

MANILA — The Department of Tourism Region-VI (DOT-VI) on Wednesday warned the public against tourism establishments in Western Visayas that pretend to be accredited under the department. “The public is…

More Fun in the PHL campaign has failed to attract more tourists, says study

MANILA — Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo disclosed Tuesday that her department will launch its brand new slogan during the Miss Universe coronation night on Jan. 30, replacing the “It’s More…