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Foreign tourists visiting the Philippines in 2019 continue to improve 2018 numbers

Over 3.4 million foreign tourists have visited the Philippines between January to May of 2019, a marked improvement on the visitor arrivals for the same period in 2018. The 2019 rate is 9.76 percent higher...

Intramuros Opens 9 Churches for Holy Week Visita Iglesia

When Intramuros reopened the walled city's churches during Holy Week for the first time since World War II in 2018, it became the hub for over a million tourists and pilgrims who sought Manila's...

Kenneth Cobonpue showcases Philippines’ best in prestigious Berlin trade show

Award-winning Filipino designer Kenneth Cobonpue marked another milestone as the designer of the Philippine booth at the world’s leading travel trade show, Internationale Tourismus-Börse (ITB) Berlin. Cobonpue, who had previously collaborated with Disney for a...

New Tourism campaign goes all-tech with 100% crowd-sourced content for #ItsMoreFunInThePhilippines

The new tourism campaign of the Philippines has kicked off with a call for travelers to send in their photos of the Philippines to comprise the 100% crowd-sourced content with the refreshed #itsmorefuninthePhilippines slogan. The...

Boracay accredits more than 300 establishments for passing environmental standards

Three months after Boracay was reopened to the public and world travelers, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has accredited more establishments who have passed the stringent environmental standards. The January 2019 DOT bulletin identified a...

Philippines tourism arrivals soars to record high of 7.1 million IN 2018

2018 was a record breaking year for Philippines as the archipelago welcomed a record 7,127,168 foreign tourists. The tally is the highest ever number in the country’s tourism industry and a vast improvement from to...

Catriona Gray champions Filipino artistry in Miss Universe pageant

2018 Miss Universe Catriona Gray proudly showcased the Philippines’ colorful heritage and artistry at the beauty pageant she won Monday morning in Thailand. Prior to the coronation ceremonies Gray has been showcasing Filipino heritage-infused-fashion since...

13 deaf tourist guides to lead handicapped gets Department of Tourism accreditation

Thirteen deaf tourist guides have received accreditation from the Department of Tourism (DOT) to lead specialized educational tours for visitors in Philippine tourist destinations.

7 Ways to Enjoy Rehabilitated Boracay Reopening in October

The world-famous Boracay Island in the Philippines is scheduled to reopen in October after the government assessment of compliance by businesses and residents met environmental standards.

Tourist arrivals soars to 4 million poised to break 2017 record

Tourist arrivals in the Philippines has jumped to over 4 million, breaking the 3.9 million mark made in 2017 and is projected to continue breaking targets up to the end of the year.

2 million Korean tourists set to visit PH despite Boracay closure

At least two million Korean tourists can be expected to come to the Philippines this year despite the closure of Boracay, the most preferred destinations of Koreans.

Palawan to be featured in US network TLC across Asia

The Philippines’ Last Frontier, Palawan, will be in the spotlight as the world renowned island will be featured in the first ever regional cruise-themed television program produced by the Asia Cruise Cooperation and the Department of Tourism.

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