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Pilipino Star
DOT: No intent to misrepresent dataMANILA, Philippines — There was no intention to misrepresent the data, the Depa
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — There was no intention to misrepresent the data, the Department of Tourism (DOT) yesterday said in response to criticisms online over the presentation of tourism revenue comparing the first 11 months of the Aquino and Duterte... Read more
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New Kerala
Delhi Tourism to celebrate Teej and Rakhi Festival at Dilli Haat - newkerala news #257930and traditional decorative items, etc. Along with this, the fiesta will hold c
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
and traditional decorative items, etc. Along with this, the fiesta will hold cultural performances by the artists from Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan & Punjabi Academy, Government of Delhi on every evening. Share it!Delhi... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'It's about access': NT pleads for better transport to draw touristsin Darwin, which is the primary gateway city to Kakadu," he wrote.Better roads
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 hours ago
in Darwin, which is the primary gateway city to Kakadu," he wrote.Better roads to Kakadu Chief executive of the NT Department of Tourism and Culture, Alastair Shields, said one of the key infrastructure needs in Kakadu was better... Read more
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Sun Star
More tourists expected in Kadayawan festivalcity last July 14 was a great help in attracting tourists to attend the festiva
Sun Star / Posted 19 hours ago
city last July 14 was a great help in attracting tourists to attend the festival as the 200 delegates who attended promised Department of Tourism-Davao Region to show to their countries the experiences they had during their visit. "From June to... Read more
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Rappler
FACT CHECK: DOT's 'misleading' tourism graphs in 2017 report– On the same day President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his 2nd State of the Nati
Rappler / Posted 20 hours ago
– On the same day President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his 2nd State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 24, the Department of Tourism (DOT) reported its accomplishments in the first year of the Duterte administration. Using 2 graphs,... Read more
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Sun Star
Cebu Pacific launches new flights from Davaotimes a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday) from Davao to Tacloban a
Sun Star / Posted 20 hours ago
times a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday) from Davao to Tacloban and vice versa starting Thursday, July 27. Department of Tourism assistant secretary Eden Josephine Davaid, in a statement, said with over eight million tourist... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Tour de Farms gears up for Aug. 6co-founder. “Over 3,500 people have ridden the Tour to date. For the first time
The Addison County Independent / Posted 21 hours ago
co-founder. “Over 3,500 people have ridden the Tour to date. For the first time in 10 years, we’re working with the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing to share the tour with riders across New England, New York and Quebec. We are capping... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOT hit for release of allegedly misleading tourism dataMANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism found itself in a swirl of crit
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism found itself in a swirl of criticism following its release of allegedly misleading statistics on the state of the country’s tourism industry showing more than 100-percent growth in revenues compared to... Read more
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Sun Star
Sports Tourism Awards launched in Davao Cityof the year. Some 160 participants from different sectors participated in the
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
of the year. Some 160 participants from different sectors participated in the forum backed by Selrahco, Lungsod ng Dabaw. Department of Tourism (DOT), SDD-CMO and supported by the Philippine Sports Commission. Participants from Pasig City,... Read more
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The Manila Times
BOI approves P500-M hotel project in Taclobanfrom Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) which lashed the count
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
from Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) which lashed the country in November 2013. Endorsed by the Department of Tourism (DOT) as a five-star hotel facility, Summit Hotel Tacloban will rise within Robinsons Place Complex in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
What OFWs look forfees are the key services that Traveloka offers to customers, it said. Not so
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
fees are the key services that Traveloka offers to customers, it said. Not so hidden agenda Successful tourism campaign: Department of Tourism Tokyo OIC Jerome Diaz recently welcomed Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo and Assistant Secretary Malou... Read more
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Rappler
Piñol wants rationalization of PH rural road programsNational Irrigation Administration, Sugar Regulatory Administration, Department
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
National Irrigation Administration, Sugar Regulatory Administration, Department of Social Welfare and Development, and the Department of Tourism. "Ngayon ang problema namin diyan. Kung marami kaming nag-i-implement ng farm-to-market roads or rural... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Public register for pollies ticketsresponsibilities at Games times. Tickets requested will then be assisted by a
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
responsibilities at Games times. Tickets requested will then be assisted by a panel made up of representatives of the Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games and the Department of Premier and Cabinet.... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Chinese Lantern Festival will return to Boerner Botanical Gardens9400 W. Boerner Drive in Hales Corners, WI This is the 2nd year the event has
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
9400 W. Boerner Drive in Hales Corners, WI This is the 2nd year the event has received grant funding through The Wisconsin Department of Tourism, Travel Wisconsin’s Joint Effort Marketing Grant Program The 2017 festival will feature “Boerner... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOT: Revenues hit P220 B in first yearMANILA, Philippines - Tourism revenue rose to P220.30 billion during the first
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Tourism revenue rose to P220.30 billion during the first year of the Duterte administration, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced yesterday. The DOT said the figure recorded from July 2016 to May 2017 was 109.13 percent... Read more
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Newsmax
Tainted Alcohol at Mexico Resort Suspected in Tourist Deathpool at a Mexican resort. "The travel industry and the United States governmen
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
pool at a Mexican resort. "The travel industry and the United States government have got to make it clear to the Mexico Department of Tourism that Mexico needs to make improving their safety standards a priority," said the website. "And that... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Police Inspector competes in Man of the World 2017on its advocacy empowering the youth through education. Man of the World 2017
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
on its advocacy empowering the youth through education. Man of the World 2017 has received strong support from the PNP, Department of Tourism (DOT) and the provincial government of Negros Oriental, where the candidates are staying until tomorrow... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Sunday story: Misty Manjarabad – Where Glinting swords clashed for a slice of glorywho don’t want to miss the mist as it comes in, usually accompanied by a drizzl
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
who don’t want to miss the mist as it comes in, usually accompanied by a drizzle. More than the publicity brochures of the department of tourism, it is word of mouth publicity which draws tourists. With tourist numbers steadily growing, efforts by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New Japanese resto at Radisson Bluwill remain on view until July 30. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale was guest of honor,
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
will remain on view until July 30. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale was guest of honor, accompanied by Dawn Roa, former director of Department of Tourism in Region 7. Elizabeth Sy was present, too, as well as the hotel’s director of sales and marketing Ann... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
KYTC urging residents to prepare for visitors on Aug. 21 for eclipseare continuing to work with Kentucky Emergency Management, local emergency mana
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
are continuing to work with Kentucky Emergency Management, local emergency management agencies, Kentucky State Police, local police agencies, the Kentucky Department of Tourism, and other groups to plan for the influx of visitors coming for the eve... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Estrada leads cleanup of BayAuthority (MMDA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Depar
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
Authority (MMDA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Tourism (DOT), and National Parks Development Committee (NPDC). Students from the city-run Universidad de... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
National tourism expert studying area’s potentialleaders, stakeholders and businesses. Funding is provided by Shawano Country Vi
The Shawano Leader / Posted 6 days ago
leaders, stakeholders and businesses. Funding is provided by Shawano Country Vision 2017 and a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. Brooks will evaluate things such as directional signage, overall appeal, things to see and do, places... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Peasant groups, Agrarian Reform Secretary unite for genuine land reformincluding projects from the Deparment of Energy (DoE), Housing and Urban Develo
Bulatlat.com / Posted 7 days ago
including projects from the Deparment of Energy (DoE), Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), Department of Tourism (DOT), and Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA). But these business-oriented projects are among... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Event organizers, city staff talk feesfelt by the city through special events. Melody Spurney, Newton Convention and
The Newton Kansan / Posted 7 days ago
felt by the city through special events. Melody Spurney, Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau coordinator, noted the State Department of Tourism has a new tool to help measure that, but it has not been applied to any city events yet. Myers stated... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Young adventurers set out for Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun 2017by Jack ‘n Jill Chippy and Smart Communications and supported by Ube Express. J
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
by Jack ‘n Jill Chippy and Smart Communications and supported by Ube Express. JFF is also officially endorsed by the Department of Tourism. GET READY TO BE CHARMED BY TRAVEL. Cebu Pacific Vice President for Marketing and Distribution Candice... Read more
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Sun Star
French freediver holds workshops in Cebuwith no tanks or air, and come back up again. Néry, who was recently named as
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
with no tanks or air, and come back up again. Néry, who was recently named as the Philippine freediving ambassador by the Department of Tourism, said he will be exploring some of the country’s diving destinations - Cebu, Bohol, and Palawan - that... Read more
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Business Wire
Wisconsin Tourism Flushes Competition for First-Ever International Toilet AwardsMADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s award cas
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s award case is so clogged with trophies - nearly 100 amassed in the last six years alone – it may need to call in a plumber to make room for this latest award. Wisconsin was the... Read more
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Sun Star
DOT to push for dive tourism in PHTHE Philippines is positioning itself as the freediving capital of Asia. The D
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
THE Philippines is positioning itself as the freediving capital of Asia. The Department of Tourism (DOT) sees massive potential for the watersport activity to attract more tourists in the county, although it is still an emerging attraction. “The... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
3rd Andrea O. Veneracion Int’l Choral Festwith the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the To
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
with the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) of the Department of Tourism presents the 3rd Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival on July 20-23. The Festival, which... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Two Vermont organizations partner to fuse arts, outdoors |idea of Jen Williams to bring the two different cultures together. She is the f
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
idea of Jen Williams to bring the two different cultures together. She is the former communications director at the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing and public affairs director at Ski Vermont. “I was especially keen to help to merge the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Go back to your roots, Teo urges Fil-Amsof the Filipinos. Change has come to our country, to our people, and you will b
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
of the Filipinos. Change has come to our country, to our people, and you will be proud of yourselves to be Filipinos,” the Department of Tourism (DOT) quoted Teo as saying during a media briefing in San Francisco, California, last Friday. Teo said... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
New director for Northeastern Ontario TourismAssociation in Courtenay, B.C. He has held managerial positions in marketing an
The Sudbury Star / Posted 9 days ago
Association in Courtenay, B.C. He has held managerial positions in marketing and communications with the Yukon government’s department of tourism and culture, and has also held senior communications positions in the federal government with... Read more
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News.com.au
Croc lurking at Cullen Bayfor a while,” Ms Kievit said. A crocodile was spotted off Cullen Bay Beach. Pi
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
for a while,” Ms Kievit said. A crocodile was spotted off Cullen Bay Beach. Picture: GLENN CAMPBELLSource:News Limited Department of Tourism and Culture acting director wildlife operations Tracey Duldig said rangers responded to the call... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Croc lurking at Cullen Baydog walkers and tourists alike. “I think I will definitely be avoiding the bea
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
dog walkers and tourists alike. “I think I will definitely be avoiding the beach down here for a while,” Ms Kievit said. Department of Tourism and Culture acting director wildlife operations Tracey Duldig said rangers responded to the call... Read more
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Sun Star
2 high impact projects for implementation in Cordilleraboost tourism and invigorate trade within Cordillera and its neighboring provin
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
boost tourism and invigorate trade within Cordillera and its neighboring provinces. Part of the project is covered by the Department of Tourism-DPWH tourism infrastructure development convergence program. Another high impact project is the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOT names Guillaume Néry as PH freediving ambassadorcelebrity freediver Guillaume Néry, who arrived in the Philippines last week, i
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
celebrity freediver Guillaume Néry, who arrived in the Philippines last week, is the goodwill ambassador of the Department of Tourism, tasked with promoting the country as a top freediving destination in Asia, according to a DOT... Read more
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Sun Star
French celebrity named Philippine freediving ambassadorMANILA -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) named French celebrity freediver Guil
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) named French celebrity freediver Guillaume Néry as the face of Philippine freediving in a bid to promote the country as a top freediving destination in Asia. “To have a world-renowned figure like Guillaume... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
North West Tourism On Tourists Strategylocal tourism. For this to come to a realization SAT has also vowed to strength
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
local tourism. For this to come to a realization SAT has also vowed to strengthen its relations with the North West Department of Tourism and its Tourism Board. SA Tourism is tasked to market and sell South Africa as a preferred tourism... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bastion of valorand a convention center. These are what visitors to the Shrine of Valor on Moun
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
and a convention center. These are what visitors to the Shrine of Valor on Mount Samat may find there in the future. The Department of Tourism and the Tourism Infrastructure Enterprise Zone Authority recently announced the Mount Samat National... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Teo urges Filipino-American millennials to trace rootspeople, and you will be proud of yourselves to be Filipinos," Teo was quoted as
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
people, and you will be proud of yourselves to be Filipinos," Teo was quoted as saying at a media briefing at Philippine Department of Tourism in San Francisco last Friday. "Change is coming," was among the campaign mottos of the Duterte... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Metro Manila is top destination for domestic touristspleasure and vacation. According to the results of the 2016 Household Survey o
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
pleasure and vacation. According to the results of the 2016 Household Survey on Domestic Visitors (HSDV) released by the Department of Tourism (DOT) recently, 245,000 Filipinos also aged 15 and above travelled outside the country during the same... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
PM toughens on tour guidesa shortage of tour guides amid a growing tourism industry. As of Jun 30, only
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
a shortage of tour guides amid a growing tourism industry. As of Jun 30, only 70,655 tour guides have registered with the Department of Tourism, he said. Of this number, 46,880 are registered as general tour guides while 19,154 others are... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MM is top destination for domestic touristspleasure and vacation. According to the results of the 2016 Household Survey o
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
pleasure and vacation. According to the results of the 2016 Household Survey on Domestic Visitors (HSDV) released by the Department of Tourism (DOT) recently, 245,000 Filipinos also aged 15 and above travelled outside the country during the same... Read more
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Sun Star
The 11th Ambassadors’ Tour Philippine ReceptionTHE Department of Tourism-hosted dinner reception and “Philippine Tapestry” Cul
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
THE Department of Tourism-hosted dinner reception and “Philippine Tapestry” Cultural Presentation was the culmination of the four-day visit of the Ambassadors’ Tour delegates in Davao City. For four days, 187 delegates led by Philippine Consul... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businessassured the accommodation sector in the province of assistance to raise their s
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 13 days ago
assured the accommodation sector in the province of assistance to raise their standards and acquire star ratings from the Department of Tourism. The accommodation sector that includes hotels, resorts and apartment hotels are urged by the DOT to... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardiaofficials are saying to assure visitors that all is well, who would believe the
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
officials are saying to assure visitors that all is well, who would believe them? Only this week, there was a report that Department of Tourism officials and representatives of other government agencies were set to travel to Finland and Iceland,... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesthe construction of more hotels and facilities for tourists even more urgent.
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
the construction of more hotels and facilities for tourists even more urgent. The Philippine Statistics Authority and the Department of Tourism recently released the 2016 Household Survey on Domestic Visitors that shows Negros Occidental with the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
200 US tourists in Philippines amid advisoriesin New York Ma. Theresa Dizon-de Vega said for the first time the Ambassador’s
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
in New York Ma. Theresa Dizon-de Vega said for the first time the Ambassador’s Tour – a joint promotion project of the Department of Tourism, Department of Foreign Affairs and the Tourism Promotions Board – brought participants to the southern... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tourism lauds travel magazine readers’ choice of Palawan as ‘world’s best island’ in 2017THE Department of Tourism (DOT) has lauded the results of a survey by a travel
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
THE Department of Tourism (DOT) has lauded the results of a survey by a travel magazine that adjudged Palawan as the “world’s best island” in 2017. “We are truly proud of our country’s last frontier for the accolades gained and we enjoin the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOT: Proposed trip to Iceland, Norway part of legitimate programMANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism has defended a proposed trip by
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism has defended a proposed trip by its officials to Iceland and Norway, saying it is part of a legitimate program. “This is to clarify that the proposed travel to Iceland and Norway is a legitimate... Read more
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