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Cebu is UNESCO’s newest global Design City

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) hailed Cebu as a Creative City of Design, making the Central Visayas city the Philippines' second to receive the title after Baguio City. Cebu successfully achieved...

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...

WATCH: New Nas Daily video features how the Philippines fixes overtourism impact

Viral Facebook vlogger Nas Daily released its new video feature commending the Philippines for its efforts to fix the negative impact of overtourism. Nas Daily creator Nuseir Yassin posted his 4th video about his favorite...

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...

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...

CNN picks Vigan as one of Asia’s most picturesque towns

The City of Vigan has been selected one of CNN’s 13 of Asia's Most Picturesque Towns. Vigan City described by CNN as “one of the best places to experience Spanish colonial-era architecture in Asia,” is...
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Philippine tourism records double-digit rise in foreign tourist arrivals

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) has recorded a double-digit rise in foreign tourist arrivals in the country's travel destinations. International tourist arrivals reached 662,987 as of April 2019 in the latest report released by...

Cebu Pacific implements Juan Effect: sustainable travel on air and in Siargao

This October, Cebu Pacific (CEB) begins full implementation of Juan Effect, its 3-pronged sustainable travel and tourism program in support of environmental initiatives in the Philippines.
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UN tourism org tells world to experience Philippines

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Taleb Rifai has hailed the experience of visiting the Philippines

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