Foreign business travelers may be allowed entry to Philippines under MGCQ — DOT exec

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Business travelers from other countries may be allowed to enter the Philippines once quarantine restrictions have been eased to modified general community quarantine (GCQ), an official of the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Sunday. Tourism...

The Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture: a two-day hit!

by : Myrna  Aquitania The highly-attended annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) this weekend which showcased Pinoy talent in various disciplines was indeed a successful event. Founded by a handful of artists and community leaders in 1992 and in cooperation with...

‘We have a long way to go towards getting Philippines off American and European aviation watchlists,’ President Aquino tells Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

Saying that the country still had a long way to go towards improving and meeting global standards on aviation safety, President Benigno S. Aquino III extolled officers and employees of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) to join government efforts and work...

PHL reaps awards at Routes Asia 2013

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) was honored as highly commended in the Destination Marketing category during the recent 11th Routes Asia Conference and Exhibition held from March 17-19, 2013, at the Renaissance Mumbai Hotel, Mumbai, India. The DOT was among the five...

Filipinos, Americans Urged: Come Visit the New Philippines

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Filipino and Americans making plans for the coming summer break are being urged to take a second look at the Philippines and see why it is fast making a name for itself as an international holiday destination. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. made the pitch for the...

It’s More Fun in the Philippines Official Video

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has launched its newest FUN campaign video. The video was first released at the gala night of the 35th Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Mart at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, Tuesday, September 25, 2012. View the Touri...

Piliin Mo Ang Pilipinas feat. El Gamma Penumbra

Choose Philippines collaborated with PGT Finalist and web sensation El Gamma Penumbra to give you a new version of their music video. Using the song Piliin mo Ang Pilipinas, El Gamma Penumbra amazingly showcases popular Philippine destinations through shadow play. “PILIIN...

Philippine police extort laptops from tourist

MANILA, February 8, 2011 (AFP) – Five Philippine policemen forced a German tourist to buy them laptop computers by threatening him with false drug and terrorism charges, a police chief said Tuesday. The incident, which took place in Manila’s upscale financial district...