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2019 foreign tourist arrivals soars to 6.16 million, up 14 percent from last year

Foreign tourist arrivals in the Philippines has reached a record 6-million-plus mark in the first nine months of the year, registering a 14%+ improvement on last year's numbers. The 3rd Quarter Tourist Arrival Data from...

The Philippines wins at 2019 World Travel Awards in Vietnam

The Philippines won two major awards for Asia’s Leading Tourism Board and Asia’s Dive Destination in the recently concluded 2019 World Travel Awards held in Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam. The Philippines was finally recognized for...

Department of Tourism, Globe partnership promotes tourism digital innovation

The Department of Tourism (DOT) and Globe Telecom are working together to promote tourism through digital innovation. The DOT and Globe partnership kicked off with a series of events in September, headlined by a new...

Philippine travel made easy on revamped one-stop-shop tourism website

Planning travel to the Philippines has been made easy by the revamped tourism website, Philippines.travel. The redesigned website went live on Tuesday with a new look that focuses on traveler-friendly experience. Philippines.travel has three main tabs: ...

Cebu heritage town thrives with eco-sports tourism

The heritage town of Argao, a coastal town along Cebu Strait about a two-hour drive south of Cebu City, has embraced modern eco-sports as part of its tourism offerings. The historic town is presented as...

7 PHL tourist destinations being built as sustainable tourism showcase communities

Seven tourist destinations in the Philippines are being built up as resilient, inclusive, sustainable tourism showcase communities. The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced towards the weekend that plans are in place for coordinated efforts between...

Farm tourism strategy to benefit farmers and fisherfolks

The Philippines' strategy for farm tourism will benefit farmers and fisherfolk, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said at the Farm Tourism Summit. DOT Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat emphasized the agency's priority program for farm tourism saying...
10 World’s Most Beautiful Islands

CNN Travel fetes Palawan as one of “10 World’s Most Beautiful Islands”

CNN Travel picked Palawan as one of 10 of the world's most beautiful islands. CNN Travel listed the World's Top Island destination in the Philippines alongside popular spots in Europe, Asia, and the United States...

The Philippines youngest-ever tourism ambassador 4-year-old Scarlet Snow Belo

Four-year-old Scarlet Snow Belo has signed up as the Philippines' newest tourism ambassador - the youngest-ever to sign up for the goodwill post. Scarlet Snow and Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat posted Tuesday...

Philippine tourism sustainability action plan wins 1st place in South Korea’s KOPIST competition

The Philippines' sustainable tourism action plan won first place in the 2019 Korea Partnership Initiative on Sustainable Tourism (KOPIST) held in Jeju and Seoul in South Korea. The action plan from the Department of Tourism's...

Mikey Bustos, Pinoy chefs join Jollibee in new Philippine tourism video

Filipino celebrity YouTuber Mikey Bustos has joined Pinoy food experts and Jollibee in a new video promoting Philippine tourism. Mikey Bustos, who rose to worldwide fame with his YouTube parodies, songs, and vlogs flavored with...

LOOK: Travelers explore Intramuros on eScooters

Travelers in the Philippines can now get hold of a traffic-free way to see the sights of Intramuros in Manila using the GrabWheels eScooters. The Department of Tourism inked a deal with transport company GRAB...

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