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Sun Star
Xiamen Air launches direct flight to DavaoChina and Davao City. The initial flight is seen to test the market between tw
Xiamen Air launches direct flight to Davao
Sun Star / Posted 10 hours ago
China and Davao City. The initial flight is seen to test the market between two international tourism and business hubs. Department of Tourism (DOT) Mindanao Officer-in-charge Eden Josephine David told reporters in an interview Wednesday evening... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Western Cape Economic Opportunities Hosts Tourism Awards, 30 SeptEconomic Opportunities, said the Lilizela Awards would take place on Friday, 30
Western Cape Economic Opportunities Hosts Tourism Awards, 30 Sept
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Economic Opportunities, said the Lilizela Awards would take place on Friday, 30 September. An initiative of the National Department of Tourism, the awards seek to celebrate excellence in tourism. MEC Winde said: "We expect our tourism... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Important Driver of Economic Growthand more opportunities for entrepreneurs and communities to become involved in
Tourism Important Driver of Economic Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and more opportunities for entrepreneurs and communities to become involved in tourism. According to the Minister, the Department of Tourism and South African Tourism are working hard to promote domestic tourism. In that regard, Minister... Read more
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The Hindu
Eight startups to get funding from State government to boost tourismby the Karnataka Startup Cell, Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technolo
Eight startups to get funding from State government to boost tourism
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
by the Karnataka Startup Cell, Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services, Department of IT and BT and the Department of Tourism. The KBITS team identified startups in the first round on parameters such as relevance and impact on... Read more
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New Kerala
Andhra Pradesh CM unveils new program for active tourism promotion - newkerala.com #124733six months traditional Andhra cuisines such as Pootharekulu etc. will be develo
Andhra Pradesh CM unveils new program for active tourism promotion - newkerala.com #124733
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
six months traditional Andhra cuisines such as Pootharekulu etc. will be developed through RD at international level. The Department of Tourism is also planning to organise Pulasa Panadaga at Kakinada in November this year and Rayalaseema Ruchulu... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Did you know: 455,347 foreign tourists in JuneAccording to the latest data from the Department of Tourism, 455,347 visitors e
Did you know: 455,347 foreign tourists in June
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
According to the latest data from the Department of Tourism, 455,347 visitors entered the Philippines through various airports in June. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, the country’s primary port of entry, welcomed 67 percent or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Derek Hanekom - World Tourism Day Celebrationof years ago. The Free State's natural and cultural assets have great potentia
Minister Derek Hanekom - World Tourism Day Celebration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of years ago. The Free State's natural and cultural assets have great potential to attract domestic tourists. The Department of Tourism and South African Tourism are working hard at promoting domestic tourism. SA Tourism has been allocated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Free State Tourism Hosts National Tourism Career Expo, 29 Sept to 1 OctNTCE aims to position tourism as a valued and vibrant career of choice. NTCE w
Free State Tourism Hosts National Tourism Career Expo, 29 Sept to 1 Oct
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
NTCE aims to position tourism as a valued and vibrant career of choice. NTCE was initiated in 2008 by National Department of Tourism, Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs and the Culture,... Read more
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Sun Star
DOT celebrates tourism week with Baguio Historical & Eco Tourand opportunities through travel and tourism. With a theme “Tourism For All- P
DOT celebrates tourism week with Baguio Historical & Eco Tour
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
and opportunities through travel and tourism. With a theme “Tourism For All- Promoting Universal Accessibility”, the Department of Tourism-CAR recently conducted a one-day Baguio Historical & EcoTour on September 24 for children of indigent... Read more
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Sun Star
Bilog eyes cool rooftopsOffice, General Services Office and barangay offices to ensure the implementati
Bilog eyes cool rooftops
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Office, General Services Office and barangay offices to ensure the implementation. Bilog’s idea is likened after Department of Tourism regional Director Marie Venus Tan’s project of repainting the houses in Qurino Hill in white. Tan said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Industry Urged to Cater for People With Disabilitieswith selected accommodation units that have been adapted for use by tourists wh
Tourism Industry Urged to Cater for People With Disabilities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
with selected accommodation units that have been adapted for use by tourists who have mobility or visual impairments. The Department of Tourism has also engaged Blind SA, Deaf SA, the National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Tourism Authority Launches Mandarin, Russian Languages TrainingAfrica saw the highest increase in tourist arrivals from China which increased
South Africa Tourism Authority Launches Mandarin, Russian Languages Training
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Africa saw the highest increase in tourist arrivals from China which increased 64 percent year on year for July 2016, the Department of Tourism said on Monday. The number of Chinese tourists visiting South Africa increased from 5,402 in July 2015... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Xiamen Air flight to Davao to be delayed due to Typhoon MegiXiamen to this city on Wednesday was expected to be delayed by at least six hou
Xiamen Air flight to Davao to be delayed due to Typhoon Megi
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Xiamen to this city on Wednesday was expected to be delayed by at least six hours as Typhoon Megi closes in on Taiwan, the Department of Tourism in Southern Mindanao, said Tuesday. “This might still be changed given the uncertainty of weather... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiestourism was highlighted at the opening of its celebration of Tourism Week at th
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
tourism was highlighted at the opening of its celebration of Tourism Week at the Capitol in Bacolod City yesterday. The Department of Tourism has designated September as tourism month to bring attention to one of the world's biggest industries,... Read more
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Surfers Village
Siargao Surfing Cup launches in barrelling surf at Cloud 9so there is still plenty of time left to complete the event. The 22nd Internat
Siargao Surfing Cup launches in barrelling surf at Cloud 9
Surfers Village / Posted 3 days ago
so there is still plenty of time left to complete the event. The 22nd International Siargao Surfing Cup is resented by the Department of Tourism Philippines, House of Representatives Philippines, Province of Surigao Del Norte, and the Municipality... Read more
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Sun Star
Filipino martial arts unity gathering heldSegura, Reynaldo “Ryan” Cordero and Tek Victoria. It was backed by Holiday Gym
Filipino martial arts unity gathering held
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
Segura, Reynaldo “Ryan” Cordero and Tek Victoria. It was backed by Holiday Gym and Spa, Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, the Department of Tourism, Philippine Information Agency, City Government of Davao, National Commission for Culture and the Arts... Read more
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Hospitality Net
A master-class in building a top tourism destinationover the next 12 months. Key to that expansion has been co-operation between g
A master-class in building a top tourism destination
Hospitality Net / Posted 3 days ago
over the next 12 months. Key to that expansion has been co-operation between government and the private sector. Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing built a strong rapport with hotel owners and other industry players, as a group,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Tourism dept. to host accessible tourism forum on Sept. 27 MANILA -– The Department of Tourism (DOT) will host the Accessible Tourism Pi
Tourism dept. to host accessible tourism forum on Sept. 27
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA -– The Department of Tourism (DOT) will host the Accessible Tourism Pilipinas Forum at the Manila Diamond Hotel on Tuesday, in celebration of this year’s World Tourism Day. The... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Siargao: Surfers’ haventhe World’s Top 50 Best Surf Spots compiled by CNNGo, the travel news website o
Siargao: Surfers’ haven
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
the World’s Top 50 Best Surf Spots compiled by CNNGo, the travel news website of the Cable News Network. Presented by the Department of Tourism in partnership with the Municipality of Gen. Luna, the Province of Surigao del Norte, and House of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo tourism not affected by ZikaCity — The Zika virus has not affected tourism in Iloilo City. Atty. Helen Cat
Iloilo tourism not affected by Zika
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
City — The Zika virus has not affected tourism in Iloilo City. Atty. Helen Catalbas, Western regional director of Department of Tourism (DOT-6), said this after a travel advisory earlier released by Department of Health (DOH-6). She said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Despite tiff, Chinese tourists make cruise stop at Boracayon the world-famous resort island about seven hours before departing for Xiamen
Despite tiff, Chinese tourists make cruise stop at Boracay
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
on the world-famous resort island about seven hours before departing for Xiamen City in China, according to Helen Catalbas, Department of Tourism (DOT) Western Visayas director. The Legend of the Seas was the first cruise ship to visit the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Work in progressKojima, managing director of Sasebo Convention Association (3rd from left); Ken
Work in progress
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
Kojima, managing director of Sasebo Convention Association (3rd from left); Kenichiro Yamashita, executive director Omura city hall, Department of Tourism, Commerce and Industry; and Hiroyuki Baba, executive director, Omura Motorboat Racing B... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Destination Recreation: Fall Foliagethe monkeys. It's crayon wielding monkeys," says Broughton. Some of those answ
Destination Recreation: Fall Foliage
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
the monkeys. It's crayon wielding monkeys," says Broughton. Some of those answers, and you probably know which ones. "The department of tourism probably hires the monkeys to go out and color the leaves each year," says Broughton. Were a little... Read more
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Rappler
London's Hawksmoor restos now serving 'The Filipino Burger'and banana ketchup – another distinctly Philippine-inspired touch. It's the la
London's Hawksmoor restos now serving 'The Filipino Burger'
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
and banana ketchup – another distinctly Philippine-inspired touch. It's the latest initiative of the Philippine Department of Tourism to promote the country in the United Kingdom. In the Philippines, Turner collaborated with Farmers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa On Launch of Foreign Language Training Programme- in 2015 over 120 million Chinese nationals visited destinations abroad. These
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa On Launch of Foreign Language Training Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
- in 2015 over 120 million Chinese nationals visited destinations abroad. These are some of the factors which have led the Department of Tourism to initiate the Foreign Language Training Programme. Deputy Minister Xasa stated that it is worth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourist Guides Take Mandarin, Russian Classesand frontline staff are being trained to communicate in Mandarin and Russian.
Tourist Guides Take Mandarin, Russian Classes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
and frontline staff are being trained to communicate in Mandarin and Russian. The three month training programme of the Department of Tourism is focusing on language tutoring, reading and writing skills, and a course on the culture of both... Read more
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Balita
La Union drivers to be trained as tourism frontlinersyear. The Tourist Drivers Seminar was organized by the provincial government o
La Union drivers to be trained as tourism frontliners
Balita / Posted 6 days ago
year. The Tourist Drivers Seminar was organized by the provincial government of La Union (PGLU) in partnership with the Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 1. It will be held at the La Union Technology and Livelihood Development Centere here,... Read more
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Balita
Calamba’s 'Buhayani Festival' short film tilt draws millennial, budding film makersfor change as it presents the then and present realities of the society. “Buha
Calamba’s 'Buhayani Festival' short film tilt draws millennial, budding film makers
Balita / Posted 6 days ago
for change as it presents the then and present realities of the society. “Buhayani Festival” organizers also thanked the Department of Tourism (DOT) Calabarzon Regional Office; Department of Education (DepEd) Calamba City Division of Schools; SM... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
'No place like home' — Teo reminds Fil-Amsvisitor arrivals in 2015. Secretary Teo said US visitors are expected to grow
'No place like home' — Teo reminds Fil-Ams
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
visitor arrivals in 2015. Secretary Teo said US visitors are expected to grow significantly in the coming years, as the Department of Tourism (DoT) works with the travel and tour operators to entice Fil-Ams, as well as Americans, to visit the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa - Launch of Foreign Language Training Programmetraining which started on 5 September 2016 and will be implemented at two separ
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa - Launch of Foreign Language Training Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
training which started on 5 September 2016 and will be implemented at two separate venues in Gauteng. The National Department of Tourism will provide transportation, accommodation, food and will also cover other costs related to the... Read more
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Wheels.ca
A Road Trip Through New Brunswick Part 2for all ages. After a nature induced sleep at Fundy National Park we met up wi
A Road Trip Through New Brunswick Part 2
Wheels.ca / Posted 7 days ago
for all ages. After a nature induced sleep at Fundy National Park we met up with Heather again (From New Brunswick’s Department of Tourism) to continue towards Moncton. Back in our spiffy Ford Escape we tuned into the local radio station at... Read more
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New Kerala
Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 delegation receives overwhelming response in South Africa, Kenya - newkerala.com #122356National Vice Chairman of KNCCI were also present at the event. The delegation
Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 delegation receives overwhelming response in South Africa, Kenya - newkerala.com #122356
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
National Vice Chairman of KNCCI were also present at the event. The delegation met senior government officials from the department of Tourism, Trade and Housing and Urban Development. High profile meetings with ARM Cement Ltd., Abacus Group,... Read more
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The Manila Times
All set for 22nd Siargao World Surfing Cupis also being supported by the provincial government, the 1st congressional dis
All set for 22nd Siargao World Surfing Cup
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
is also being supported by the provincial government, the 1st congressional district of Surigao del Norte and the Department of Tourism (DOT). Rusillon also bared that for the last three years accreditation from the World Surfing League... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Guides mastering RussianThey want to attract more Russian tourists so the Department of Tourism is trai
Guides mastering Russian
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
They want to attract more Russian tourists so the Department of Tourism is training tourist guides to speak Russian and Mandarin. The department says 7,244 Russian tourists visited South Africa in 2015, a number tourism officials want to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism On Tourism Awardsand Drakensberg Adventures were awarded for their contribution to local livelih
Tourism On Tourism Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
and Drakensberg Adventures were awarded for their contribution to local livelihoods and poverty reduction. The National Department of Tourism won the Best Public Policy award, for recognising that tourism has a responsibility to make a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mandarin meets siXhosa in the North Westof eight which is learning Russian in order to grow their understanding of Sout
Mandarin meets siXhosa in the North West
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
of eight which is learning Russian in order to grow their understanding of South Africa's Brics partner. According to the Department of Tourism‚ last year there were just 7 244 tourists from Russia. Most of them were high-income tourists who came... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Ranks Among Top 20 Countries to Visitand Drakensberg Adventures were awarded for their contribution to local livelih
SA Ranks Among Top 20 Countries to Visit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
and Drakensberg Adventures were awarded for their contribution to local livelihoods and poverty reduction. The National Department of Tourism won the Best Public Policy award, for recognising that tourism has a responsibility to make a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Sees Highest July Tourist Arrival Growth From ChinaFor overseas markets, South Africa saw the highest increase in tourist arrivals
South Africa Sees Highest July Tourist Arrival Growth From China
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
For overseas markets, South Africa saw the highest increase in tourist arrivals from China by 64 percent for July 2016, the Department of Tourism said on Monday. The number of Chinese tourists visiting South Africa increased from 5,402 in July 2015... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businessfacilities such as family/unisex toilets, spacious halls and wheelchair-accessi
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
facilities such as family/unisex toilets, spacious halls and wheelchair-accessible ramps and elevators. Meanwhile, the Department of Tourism has also included the minimum compliance with the PWD standards in bathrooms as one of the criteria in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism On July Tourist Arrivalsencouraged that all regions are experiencing an increase in tourist arrivals,"
Tourism On July Tourist Arrivals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
encouraged that all regions are experiencing an increase in tourist arrivals," said Victor Tharage, Director-General of the Department of Tourism. " This can only serve to motivate both government and the tourism industry to increase its efforts in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Boracay tourists undeterredof foreigners cancelling room reservations for Boracay,” said Atty. Helen Catal
Boracay tourists undeterred
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
of foreigners cancelling room reservations for Boracay,” said Atty. Helen Catalbas, Western Visayas regional director of Department of Tourism (DOT-6). Five countries issued travel warnings for the Philippines in the aftermath of the September... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Jumeirah Group’s Emiratisation Initiative strikes gold at 13th Annual International Business Awardsimpact. The campaign was developed in alignment with Dubai's Tourism Vision fo
Jumeirah Group’s Emiratisation Initiative strikes gold at 13th Annual International Business Awards
Hospitality Net / Posted 9 days ago
impact. The campaign was developed in alignment with Dubai's Tourism Vision for 2020 and with the objectives of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing's #AnaDubai ('I am Dubai') Emiratisation campaign. The 2016 International... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourist Arrivals to SA Continue to GrowPretoria — The Department of Tourism says tourist arrivals in South Africa cont
Tourist Arrivals to SA Continue to Grow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Pretoria — The Department of Tourism says tourist arrivals in South Africa continues to grow unabated. The department on Monday said the current trend of tourist arrivals in the country has in the last few months shown consistent growth, with a... Read more
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iafrica.com
SA sees jump in tourist numbersLesotho, Swaziland and Botswana. However some of the SADC markets showed a dec
SA sees jump in tourist numbers
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana. However some of the SADC markets showed a decrease - including Zimbabwe and Namibia. The Department of Tourism has welcomed the new figures. "We are greatly encouraged that all regions are experiencing an increase... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH readies for the $2.6T global halal marketinclude Department of Agriculture, Department of Health, Department of Science
PH readies for the $2.6T global halal market
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
include Department of Agriculture, Department of Health, Department of Science and Technology, Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of tourism, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Mindanao Development Authority, and two Muslim Filipino professi... Read more
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Sun Star
Miss Universe candidates to visit Davao despite deadly bombingMANILA -- Department of Tourism (DOT) Undersecretary for Administration and Spe
Miss Universe candidates to visit Davao despite deadly bombing
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA -- Department of Tourism (DOT) Undersecretary for Administration and Special Concerns Katherine De Castro confirmed on Monday, September 19, that Davao City remained one of the key cities to host pre-pageant activities for Miss... Read more
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Asian journal
Tourism Showroom launched to promote travel in PHThe Department of Tourism (DOT) officially launched today its Philippine Touris
Tourism Showroom launched to promote travel in PH
Asian journal / Posted 10 days ago
The Department of Tourism (DOT) officially launched today its Philippine Tourism Showroom to the public to showcase various sites and destinations of the regions through AVP/video showing as well as display of regional brochures, tour packages and... Read more
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Asian journal
DOT joins ITE HCMC 2016In 2015, it recorded a total of 23,000 visitors including consumers. Supervise
DOT joins ITE HCMC 2016
Asian journal / Posted 10 days ago
In 2015, it recorded a total of 23,000 visitors including consumers. Supervised by the Market Development Group of the Department of Tourism (DOT), a 36-meter booth was set up and showcased Boracay, a top destination for the Vietnamese travel... Read more
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Sun Star
Costanilla: Successful Grandparents’ Day at South Town CenterIt’s only recently that I learned about the change of leadership or directorshi
Costanilla: Successful Grandparents’ Day at South Town Center
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
It’s only recently that I learned about the change of leadership or directorship at the regional office of the Department of Tourism (DOT). My good friend Judy Gabatu is now the acting director of DOT 7, replacing another good friend in... Read more
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The Irish Times
Record number of visitors to Teeling distillery80,000 visitors in its first year, rising to 230,000 in year five. It received
Record number of visitors to Teeling distillery
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
80,000 visitors in its first year, rising to 230,000 in year five. It received a one-off grant totalling € 150,000 from the Department of Tourism in 2014. Keith McDonnell, a director of Extreme Ireland, said he was happy with the progress of the... Read more
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