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Bill that proposes travel tax removal filed

A bill proposing that travel tax being imposed on Filipinos traveling to any part of the world lifted. Senator Aquilino Pimentel III filed Senate Bill 1841, stating the Filipinos’ right to travel overseas should not be charged with the travel tax imposition. He said the travel tax, especially for those traveling to Asean countries, should … Continue reading Bill that proposes travel tax removal filed

Local food scene expected to grow Cordillera tourism

Exploring the cookery from destinations has unceasingly been associated with notes of vacation and tours, but the idea of food tourism has evoled to incorporate experiences beyond the plate. This is what Wow Pilipinas Partylist envisions, that food tourism can be maximized and help our country be known at a much deeper level. A Tourism … Continue reading Local food scene expected to grow Cordillera tourism

Stronger Philippine tourism promotion in Taiwan is on the works

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental is coordinating with the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (Meco) in an effort to establish the province’s tourism link with Taiwan. Provincial Supervising Tourism Operations Officer Christine Mansinares, who visited the economic briefing with Meco officials in Bacolod City on Sunday, April 7, said the group is currently strengthening … Continue reading Stronger Philippine tourism promotion in Taiwan is on the works

Sports tourism seen as key driver of tourists in Quirino Province

The Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) in Quirino stated that a total of 266,623 local and foreign tourists toured the province in 2018 as per data collected from tourist attractions and accommodation establishments. The figure is 61.28% greater compared to the 2017 data. Based on the PTO’s accomplishment reports sent to PIA, the said number generated … Continue reading Sports tourism seen as key driver of tourists in Quirino Province

Wow Pilipinas Partylist supports Treasures of SOX trade fair

SOCCSKSARGEN Region’s prime products, culture, and tourist destinations will once again be showcased in a travel and trade expo for the benefit of residents of Metro Manila and neighboring places. Nelly Nita Dillera, regional director of the Department of Tourism 12, said the Treasures of SOX Travel and Trade Expo Year 4 will be held … Continue reading Wow Pilipinas Partylist supports Treasures of SOX trade fair

Where to go for pilgrimage this Holy Week 2019?

The Philippines is among the biggest Catholic countries in the world. Because Holy Week paves way for a long weekend break for both the religious and the non-practicing Catholic citizens, most people opt to travel with family and loved ones during this season to reflect and go back to God. Filipinos use the Holy Week … Continue reading Where to go for pilgrimage this Holy Week 2019?

INFOGRAPHICS: A look at Philippine Tourist Arrivals

International tourist arrivals to the Philippines rose by 7.7% to 7.1 million visitors in 2018 opposed to its level last year. According to Bureau of Trade and Industrial Policy Research, South Korea prevailed to be the country’s top tourism market with 22.3% share to the total PH tourist arrivals in 2018, with 1,587,959 visitors. China … Continue reading INFOGRAPHICS: A look at Philippine Tourist Arrivals

Simple tips for a greener trip!

Want to know how you can help the environment even when you’re having fun outdoors? Here are simple steps to travel sustainably! Reduce your carbon footprint. Walk, bike, or take public transportation! Find locally-owned and operated accommodations. This will ensure that you help the local community. Learn about the locals. Don’t just go after the … Continue reading Simple tips for a greener trip!

DOT applauds volunteers and agencies for Manila Bay clean-up efforts

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has acknowledged the cooperation of various volunteers from government agencies and the private sector which took part in the clean-up activities in Manila Bay offshoots on Sunday. Called “Battle for the Rivers and Esteros,” the exercise was part of the rehabilitation efforts in Manila Bay, at the same time, directed … Continue reading DOT applauds volunteers and agencies for Manila Bay clean-up efforts

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