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DOT mulls adoption of COVID-19 digital travel pass for resumption of int’l travel
by Rosette Adel - April 7, 2021 - 9:54pm
As part of its preparations for the safe resumption of international travel, the Department of Tourism is eyeing to adopt a COVID-19 travel pass as a requirement for passengers visiting the Philippines.
DOT: Malay gov’t launches probe into alleged ‘super-spreader’ party in Boracay
by Rosette Adel - April 6, 2021 - 5:46pm
The Department of Tourism on Tuesday praised the Municipal Government of Malay for initiating an investigation into the party blamed for recent spike in COVID-19 cases on the world-famous island Boracay.
Philippine tourism sites, DOT secure nominations at Asia Edition of 2021 World Travel Awards
by Rosette Adel - March 31, 2021 - 9:14pm
The Philippines and the Department of Tourism were once again included in the list of nominees for the 2021 World Travel Awards Asia Edition.
DOT looks into negative COVID-19 test results for sale
by Rosette Adel - March 25, 2021 - 8:34pm
The Department of Tourism on Thursday confirmed that it has received reports of unscrupulous individuals who are selling falsified negative COVID-19 test results for travel requirements.
DOT exec: Immunity program offered by exclusive Balesin resort not a medical emergency
by Rosette Adel - March 25, 2021 - 1:11pm
Travelers from National Capital Region and four nearby provinces are only allowed to go out of the so-called “bubble” if there are legitimate medical emergencies and other essential reasons, according...
LIST: LRT-1, LRT-2 Holy Week schedule
by Rosette Adel - March 23, 2021 - 3:59pm
The Light Rail Transit 1 and 2 are temporarily suspending their operations on Holy Week to pave way for their annual system maintenance.
Boracay, Western Visayas prepare for cancellations by tourists from 'GCQ bubble'
by Rosette Adel - March 22, 2021 - 10:09pm
The Department of Tourism Region VI-Western Visayas on Monday reminded tourism stakeholders that travelers from the so-called general community bubble or “National Captial Region Plus” will not be allowed...
DOT pauses COVID-19 test subsidy endorsements for domestic tourists
by Rosette Adel - March 22, 2021 - 9:47pm
The Department of Tourism’s attached agency Tourism Promotions Board on Monday announced that it is temporarily suspending the processing and endorsement of applications for RT-PCR (Reverse transcription polymerase...
Baguio to ban visitors from NCR, nearby provinces
by Rosette Adel - March 22, 2021 - 1:24pm
Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong on Monday announced that the city would no longer accept tourists from general community quarantine areas.
Rizal, Paco parks to limit visiting hours amid COVID-19 case surge
by Rosette Adel - March 19, 2021 - 5:18pm
The National Parks Development Committee is shortening the visiting hours to Rizal and Paco Park starting March 19, Friday.
Palawan’s Sheridan resort and spa announces closure
by Rosette Adel - March 18, 2021 - 5:47pm
One of the luxury beach resorts in Puerto Princesa, Palawan on Thursday announced that it would no longer continue operations.
Boracay task force OKs saliva test for tourists
by Rosette Adel - March 18, 2021 - 3:12pm
The Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force on Thursday approved the saliva test as an alternative to the nasopharyngeal swab test as one of the entry requirements to the island.
DOT seeks penalties vs Coron tourist who forged travel documents
by Rosette Adel - March 15, 2021 - 9:42pm
The Department of Tourism on Monday reported another case of a tourist who entered Coron, Palawan with falsified travel documents and tested positive for COVID-19.
Sanity break: Filipinos go on ‘workation’ during world's longest lockdown
by Rosette Adel - March 15, 2021 - 9:33am
"I was able to merge my hobby and work and I guess this design best works for a travel person like me."
Puerto Princesa opens to more domestic tourists; COVID-19 tests still required
by Rosette Adel - March 4, 2021 - 9:47pm
Puerto Princesa City, known for its UNESCO World Heritage site Underground River, has reopened to more domestic tourists this month with minimum health and safety standards in place, according to the Department of...
DOT halts COVID-19 swab test subsidy application for PCMC
by Rosette Adel - March 4, 2021 - 10:22am
The Department of Tourism's Tourism Promotions Board on Thursday evening announced that it would stop processing the registrants and applications for the RT-PCR (Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction) test...
Boracay logs 16,487 visitors in February, the most since pandemic reopening
by Rosette Adel - March 2, 2021 - 9:51pm
Nearly 16,500 tourists visited the world-renowned island of Boracay in February, the highest number of visitors since it gradually reopened in June 2020.
Boracay top destination of local tourists availing DOT's 50% COVID-19 test subsidy
by Rosette Adel - February 27, 2021 - 6:26pm
Tourists from Metro Manila who have availed of the of the Department of Tourism’s 50% subsidized COVID-19 test have visited world-famous Boracay island, according to the its attached agency, Tourism Promotions...
DOT: Simplified travel requirements to boost Philippine tourism revival
by Rosette Adel - February 27, 2021 - 4:47pm
"The DOT deems the simplification of requirements as vital in encouraging domestic travel and helping in the speedy recovery of Philippine tourism."
Delayed vaccine to spoil Filipinos' summer on already deserted beaches
by Rosette Adel - February 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
Pre-pandemic, the world-renowned Boracay island is among the biggest drivers of tourists in the country.
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