Boracay reopening allows work resumption for tourism sector

MANILA, Sept 29 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Monday clarified that the reopening of Boracay Island did not mean that the country is already safe from the threat of coronavirus disease (Covid-19). In a virtual Palace briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the...

PDOT showcases why ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ at Arizona travel agents’ trade show

LOS ANGELES – Abundant islands and beaches. Endless thrills and adventures.  Great shopping destinations.  Haven for relaxation. Exotic food. Friendly, kind and hospitable people.  These are just few of the many reasons why “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” which the Philippine...

DOT caps Mega Fam Tour for travel agents with product presentations highlighting tourism opportunities in the Philippines

Asian-American and mainstream American travel agents immerse themselves in a 7-day Philippine experience MANILA – Beaches are just the beginning… The Mega Fam Tour organized by the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) featured not only Boracay, the number one beach destination...

Cebu visit included in Ambassadors’ Basic Tour 2015; 10th ACGTDT edition launched

Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General and the Department of Tourism in Los Angeles launched on 17 February 2014, the 10th Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) to the Philippines scheduled for July 6-10, 2015. The 10th ACGTDT is a joint...

Napolcom okays prescribed jacket for PNP tourist police

MANILA, Jan 28 (Mabuhay) — The National Police Commission (Napolcom) on Tuesday issued Resolution No. 2013-674 approving the standard specifications for the new tourist police jacket and the guidelines on its proper wearing by the uniformed members of the Philippine...

DoT urges Americans to visit sunny PHL

MANILA, Jan 12 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Tourism (DoT) is enticing Americans in major East Coast cities to make a tropical getaway to the Philippines, placing ads in tour buses with photos of the top destinations as the subfreezing temperatures and arctic blasts affect large...

Jennylyn Mercado denies dating Singson scion

Actress Jennylyn Mercado has refuted rumors linking him to Ilocos Sur Congressman Ronald Singson. The talk started with a tabloid alleging that they were supposedly spotted being cozy in Boracay last month. Jennylyn howled, “Hindi ko po siya kilala. Saka hindi ko pa po siya...

Echo returns to Star Magic

“I’m so happy! It’s nice to be back. Everything just feels right and fine,” says Jericho Rosales, who, has returned to Star Magic, which originally handled his career. The top calibre actor and singer comes full circle with his return to Star Magic after being managed by Manila...

One pole in Purisima gazebo costs 17k – Osmeña

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Sen. Sergio Osmeña III does not believe that Philippine National Police chief Alan Purisima only spent P17,000 to P18,000 for a gazebo in his San Leonardo, Nueva Ecija property. Osmeña said Purisima’s house is “well designed and clean, and the interiors are of...

9th PHL tour with ambassadors, consuls all set and ready to go

LOS ANGELES – Clocks are ticking; days are passing by so amazingly quickly as departure nears for the more than 250 participants of the 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour to the Philippines. Preparations are at a frenzy not only at all Philippine Consular...