Project to help visitors to easily navigate Badian tourist spots launched

CDN Digital 01/21/2023

CONSOLACION, Cebu — It would soon be easier for tourists to visit and navigate destinations in southern Cebu, particularly in Badian town, as the Department of Tourism (DOT) in partnership with the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) and…

Tourist rest areas to rise also in Carcar, Moalboal 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s Tourist Rest Area (TRA) in the southern portion will soon rise in Carcar City and Moalboal town. The Department of Tourism (DOT) and local officials here broke ground on the upcoming TRA…

South Korea remains Cebu’s top market for foreign arrivals

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu welcomed over 2 million tourists, both local and foreign, during the first nine months of the year, data from local tourism officials showed.  During the Economic Diplomacy Townhall Meeting of the Department…

DOT sees 2.4 million overseas visitors by year-end

John Eric Mendoza 11/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DOT) is seeing 2.4 million overseas visitors arrivals by the end of the year, its chief Christina Frasco said on Thursday, November 17, 2022. “Per the projections of the DOT, we’re…

Philippine Tourism Awards is back

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines – One of the most prestigious award-giving bodies in the tourism industry will be making a comeback. The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced that they will be relaunching the Philippine Tourism Awards.  Tourism Secretary Christina…

Cebu takes centerstage in tourism event in Pasay

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/18/2022

PASAY CITY—The culture and heritage of Cebu took centerstage at the Philippine Tourism Industry Convergence Reception, an event held in line with the celebration of World Tourism Day, last Monday, October 17, 2022 at the SMX Convention…

Tourist rest areas to rise in Medellin, Carmen towns in Cebu

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two Tourist Rest Areas (TRAs) will soon rise in northern Cebu, providing local and international travellers a whole new kind of experience and convenience. On Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, Secretary Christina Garcia-Frasco of…

Cebu nominated as ‘Most Desirable Region’ in UK travel magazine

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The island province of Cebu landed on an international travel magazines once again. Cebu was nominated as the Most Desirable Region in the world for the 21st annual Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards, the…

DOT to break ground for 10 tourist service areas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As part of their promise to improve the overall tourism experience in the country, the Department of Tourism (DOT) is set to break ground for tourist service areas. Tourism Sec. Christina Frasco revealed…

DOT: Thailand to offer job opportunities for Filipino tourism workers

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 08/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of jobs in the hospitality industry, particularly in the accommodation sector, in Thailand may soon be offered to Filipino tourism workers, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday. The job openings were among…

Cordova: 63 pump boat operators get 10-day special permits

Futch Anthony Inso 08/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 62 bangka/pump boat operators in the town of Cordova have availed of special permits in a one-stop shop on Friday, August 19, 2022, at the Cordova Covered Court. This was confirmed by…

DOT trains Virgin Island vendors after overpricing mess

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 08/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Following the reported overpricing issue in the tourist area, the Department of Tourism Office in Central Visayas has conducted training for food vendors and service providers in Virgin Island in Panglao, Bohol, to foster…

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