DOT leads bayanihan movement to “Save Our Spots”

Driven by a vision towards sustainability, the Department of Tourism (DOT) launches a bayanihan movement called “Save Our Spots (SOS)” to instill a culture of responsible tourism and to involve more people to act for the welfare of our domestic tourism industry. “This movement calls for each individual to do their part in acting as…

Tourism Promotions Board Philippines Gears Up For Global Competitiveness

To achieve its global competitiveness goal and attract more travelers, visitors, and investors, the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines, the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT), is conducting a series of Tourism Marketing Educational Seminars among participants from DOT Regional Offices and local government units (LGUs), which kicked off in Batangas City this…

4th Regional Travel Fair Pushes For Domestic Tourism

Spearheaded by the revitalized Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines, the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT), the 4th Regional Travel Fair in Clark, Pampanga recently concluded with a wide range of activities such as business-to-business sessions, a two-day business-to-consumer exhibit, forums and pre-event tours to further increase nationwide domestic tourist arrivals while promoting…

Malling Is More Fun In The Philippines At SM Supermalls

SM Supermalls partners with the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) for “Malling is More Fun in the Philippines” campaign in SM malls nationwide – unveiled on May 17 at the SM Mega Fashion Hall. In photo: Jollibee’s Brand Chief Marketing Officer Francis Flores, SM Supermarket President Joey Mendoza, DOT ASec Verna Buensuceso, DOT ASec Howie…

Kagitingan: Corregidor’s Heroic Legacy

Corregidor Island, a popular historical tourist attraction in the Philippines, is currently undergoing more improvements following a 10-month tourism masterplan by Palafox Associates. Now categorized as an eco-tourism site, Corregidor is managed and operated by the Corregidor Foundation, Inc. (CFI) under its current chairperson and CEO, Ms. Cynthia Carrion. It is strongly supported for development…

2018 Winners Named In Anilao Underwater Shootout

Home to some of the rarest species underwater, the rich seas of Anilao were masterfully captured in photographs—entries to the 6th Anilao Underwater Shootout, mounted by the Department of Tourism (DOT), in Mabini, Batangas. Dubbed as the “World Cup of Photo Competitions,” the Anilao Underwater Shootout brought together more than 220 divers and underwater photographers…

City of Dreams Manila CSR: 3rd Year of Volunteerism, HR and Community Projects

City of Dreams Manila marks its third year in helping build better lives for local communities and its human resources through long-term and sustainable corporate social responsibility programs and volunteerism. The integrated resort’s executives and employees have been engaging in about three volunteer activities per month for the benefit of disadvantaged local communities, orphans and…