Michelle Dee gitudlo sa DOT isip bag-o nga tourism ambassador

Bandera 12/03/2023

Malipayon kaayo ang Miss Universe Philippines 2023 na si Michelle Dee human gitudlo siya nga pinakabag-o nga tourism ambassador sa nasud. Karon lang Biyernes, Disyembre 1, gihatag sa Kapuso actress-beauty queen sa Department of Toursim ang iyang…

DoT implements programs for Lapu-Lapu tourism

Futch Anthony Inso 11/10/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Department of Tourism (DOT) has implemented key programs that will benefit the tourism industry of Lapu-Lapu City. This was revealed by DOT Undersecretary Ferdinand Jumapao during the City’s Tourism Night held at Hoops Dome…

Lapu-Lapu City unveils virtual map

Futch Anthony Inso 11/10/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government launched on Thursday, November 9, 2023, a virtual map of the city during the Tourism Night in Hoops Dome, Barangay Gun-ob. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan led the launching, together with Congresswoman…

‘Winter Escapade 2024’ tour package invites Canadians to visit the PH

Kristel Sambile 10/22/2023

The Philippine Foreign Service Posts in Canada, in collaboration with the Department of Tourism, have announced the launch of the highly anticipated Winter Escapade 2024 tour package in an exciting endeavor to boost tourism and foster cultural connections.…

PH wins first ‘Asia’s Best Cruise Destination’ award

Luisa Cabato 10/16/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines bagged its first-ever “Asia’s Best Cruise Destination” award from the prestigious World Cruise Awards, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced on Monday. DOT Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco thanked the award-giving body, noting…

Boracay expenditures from 2018 hound ex-DOT chief Teo, 4 others

Dempsey Reyes 09/21/2023

MANILA, Philippines — For exceeding the daily budget limit for hotel accommodations, former officials of the Department of Tourism (DOT) — including then-Secretary Wanda Tulfo Teo — are now being asked to pay more than P456,000 for…

Tourism chief Christina Garcia-Frasco still has Marcos’ trust despite ‘Love Philippines’ video mess

Jean Mangaluz 07/07/2023

  MANILA, Philippines — Tourism Secretary Christina Frasco still has the trust of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. despite the “Love Philippines” video mess. Speaking to the media at Fort Bonifacio on Friday, Marcos said that there…

Erik Matti slams ‘lazy news gathering’ on DOT’s ‘Love The Philippines’ ad campaign fiasco

Dale Calanog 07/05/2023

Veteran filmmaker Erik Matti slammed what he termed as “lazy news gathering” on the part of journalists seeking to uncover the “real story” behind the “Love The Philippines” campaign video of the Department of Tourism (DOT). On Monday,…

Cebu officials come to Secretary Frasco’s defense, say ‘smear campaign’ targeting her

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/04/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Officials in Cebu defended Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco amid controversies surrounding the country’s new tourism slogan and campaign video. At least 60 elected officials here signed a manifesto, declaring their ‘full and…

Senators disappointed over ‘Love the Philippines’ foreign stock video fiasco

Beatrice Pinlac 07/03/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Senators on Monday vented out their frustration over the controversial use of foreign stock footage in the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) video for the launch of its new P49-million “Love the Philippines” tourism campaign.…

DOT fires ad firm over ‘Love the Philippines’ stock footage scandal

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 07/03/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Monday announced that it had terminated its contract with DDB Philippines, the department’s partner advertising firm that used stock footage from other countries in a tourism promotional video…

Ad agency apologizes to DOT; admits using stock footage in ‘Love the Philippines’ video 

Faith Argosino 07/02/2023

MANILA, Philippines —  DDB Philippines, the agency that prepared and published the “Love the Philippines” tourism promotion video, apologized on Sunday to the Department of Tourism (DOT) for including stock footage clips of other countries in its…

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