DOT: ‘Domestic-focused tourism to allow rollout of digital tools for new normal’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The deployment of digital tools is among the factors that the Department of Tourism sees as crucial as the tourism industry starts to open its gate, first, for local travelers. DOT Secretary Bernadette…

Digital tools to help revive PH tourism in the new normal

PR 07/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After several months of lockdown, efforts are underway to revive various economic activities in the country.  This includes the tourism industry which is a top job generator for the country. For this purpose, a…

Tourists still staying away from Boracay

Nestor P. Burgos Jr. 06/25/2020

ILOILO CITY, Iloilo, Philippines — Tourists are arriving on Boracay Island in trickles after government agencies confirmed that a recent visitor, who was part of a group of Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) personnel, tested positive for…

Local tourists welcome as Coron reopens

Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/10/2020

  PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, Philippines — Coron has reopened its tourism industry, allowing local travelers on regulated tours as Palawan province eased further into a relaxed community quarantine amid the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis. Kim…

Tourism stakeholders need to adjust to new normal to bring back tourists

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tourism stakeholders need to make adjustments to the new normal if they intend to bring back tourists to Cebu. During the webinar ‘Cebu Tourism Reboot,’ five tourism executives discussed what measures need to…

Cebu Chamber promotes sustainability, innovation in tourism forum

Irene R. Sino Cruz 06/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) calls for innovation and sustainability in tourism. CCCI president Virgilio Espeleta noted the need for tourism industry to innovate to remain competitive. He said that the contribution…

PB OKs deal to bring P7.5M to two towns

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/12/2016

Two towns in the province of Cebu will get a boost in their tourism industry once funds worth P7.5 million for the building of tourist information centers will be released. This developed after the Cebu Provincial Board…

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