Tourism

New Boulevard

New Boulevard to Improve Tourism, Economy in Ballesteros, Cagayan

The town of Ballesteros in Cagayan Province, known for its picturesque sunsets, and beaches, recently opened to the public a newly-constructed seaside boulevard. The Department of Public Works and Highways – Cagayan Second District Engineering Office (DPWH-CSDEO) recently completed Phases 1 and 2 of Ballesteros Bay View Project. Citing a report from DPWH-CSDEO OIC-District Engineer …

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(DOT) Year-end Assessment of Plans and Programs and Presentation

Department of Tourism (DOT) Year-end Assessment of Plans and Programs and Presentation of FY 2023 Work and Financial Plan (WFP)

Delivering her message during the closing day of the DOT Year-end Assessment of Plans and Programs and Presentation of the FY 2023 Work and Financial Plan (WFP) on Friday (Nov. 25) in Cebu City, Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco personally thanked the officials and employees of the Department’s Central and Regional Offices for their hard …

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Frasco Eyes More Urban Parks in the Philippines

MANILA–Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco affirmed the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) support for the development of parks during her keynote address at the opening of the 1st Philippine Parks Congress at the Rizal Park Open Air Auditorium on 24 November (Thursday). “The Department of Tourism extends its full support to the efforts of the national …

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Best-Performing Cabinet

DOT’s Frasco is Among Best-Performing Cabinet Officials

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco ranked third among the top-performing cabinet officials of the current administration, according to an independent survey. In a survey by the RP – Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPMD), Secretary Frasco garnered a 71 percent approval rating in a list headlined by the Metro Manila Development Authority …

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long holidays

Department of Tourism Welcomes Long Holidays for 2023

The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Thursday (November 17) welcomed President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s recent signing of Presidential Proclamation No. 90, which adjusts the roster of regular holiday and special (non-working) days in 2023 to introduce more long weekends that Filipinos can potentially plan their trips around. According to Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco, …

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Worlds Leading Dive and Beach Destinations

Philippines Hailed as World’s Leading Dive and Beach Destinations

The Philippines has been hailed the World’s Leading Dive Destination and the World’s Leading Beach Destination for 2022, besting all other countries at the 29th World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony held in Muscat, Oman. “These global victories for the Philippines evince the unparalleled beauty of our country and the distinct warmth of the …

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Nature’s Work of Art

The province of Camiguin is studded with several volcanoes including the active Mt. Hibok-hibok. Some of the natural and untouched attractions at the Mts. Timpoong-Hibok-hibok Natural Monument are a creative product of its volcanic eruptions. Fun, thrilling, and exciting eco-tourism activities await you and your friends — PAsyal na sa Mts. Timpoong-Hibok-hibok Natural Monument! Follow …

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Launching of the Department of Tourism – National Capital Region’s “PADYAK: A Community-Based Tourism Training for the Pedicab Drivers in Intramuros”!

The DOT-NCR’s supportive Director Sharlene Zabala-Batin graced the first batch of pedicab drivers with her presence and personally delivered the welcome message. Department of Labor and Employment Undersecretary Ciriaco A. Lagunzad III – Undersecretary for General Administration and Regional Operations Cluster was also present to discuss the Service Quality Principles for Pedicab Drivers. He was …

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Explore the Breathtaking Mts. Timpoong-Hibokhibok Natural Monument, an ASEAN Heritage Park

If you’re looking for a sign to unwind, this is it! Explore the breathtaking Mts. Timpoong-Hibokhibok Natural Monument, an ASEAN Heritage Park This protected area in Camiguin is one of the eight ASEAN Heritage Parks in the Philippines. It is gifted with natural and untouched wonders and packed with lush forests, volcanic splendor, eternal springs, …

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