Tag: Department of Tourism

Sustainable resort tourism, Our most beautiful natural resource

Natural beauty and rich diversity abound in the Philippines, my adopted home. Both local and foreign tourists look forward to visiting its beaches, heritage towns and landmarks, mountains, rainforests, islands...

Hotels optimistic as staycations now allowed in Metro Manila

As Metro Manila is set to fall under the Alert Level 3 status from October 16 to 31, a hotel group has expressed optimism as several hotels in the country's...

Where can you find the best toilet seats in the country?

The Department of Tourism (DOT) and Maynilad Water Services Inc. are seeking to award 24 best kept toilets in tourist destinations, as part of its campaign to raise awareness on...

Aruga Apartments by Rockwell receives accreditation to host both post-travel quarantine and leisure guests

Aruga Apartments has received its accreditation from the Department of Tourism (DOT) to operate as a Multiple-Use Hotel. The property was granted a Certificate of Authority to...

5-Star Grand Hyatt lifestyle

Federal Land brings high-end hotel experience to Grand Hyatt Manila Residences What’s a key differentiating factor between a five-star hotel and another accommodation? It could well be...

Huawei, DOT to showcase the beauty of Philippines worldwide

HUAWEI has recently inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Tourism (DOT) to promote the Philippines' tourist destinations, arts and culture to its more than 600 million...

For #safecations, look for the safe travels stamp in your hotel

Accommodation establishments are encouraged to go the extra mile in making their guests feel safer by applying for the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)'s Safe Travels Stamp.

Want to #SAFEcation? Try Hotel Casiana in Tagaytay

Tourism is not yet back to its normal state, but a lot of hospitality establishments have learned how to adapt to the "new normal." One such hotel is Hotel Casiana...

Bohol hotels and resort to hold online sale

Hotels, resorts and other tourism establishments in Bohol are eyeing to attract more tourists to visit the province, in a bid to help the tourism industry's recovery.Bohol tourism stakeholders launched...

Makati Shangri-La to temporarily close doors starting February 1

The Philippine hotel industry is indeed among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving no accommodation establishment unaffected-- not even five-star hotel Makati Shangri-La.In a statement, the Shangri-La Group...

Loving your homeland

The COVID-19 pandemic plunged the Philippine economy into a recession. However, after months of quarantine, the country started to slowly reopen, thereby driving economic recovery through various means, particularly tourism.

Hotels reminded to follow protocols

As some accommodation establishments in Metro Manila are currently operating as quarantine facilities, it is important that these hotels are strict with following proper protocols especially now that the UK...

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Addressing the housing problem: The task continues

Housing czar Eduardo Del Rosario, the first ever chief of the newly created Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) is...

Pasay Monorail means better connectivity, convenience and higher land values at the MOA complex

Imagine reaching the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay from Quezon City or elsewhere, in a breeze.  Visitors to...

A great contribution to urban housing:8990 Holdings Inc. wows with new expansive amenities

8990 Holdings, Inc. (8990) unveiled new expansive amenities for its residents at the Urban Deca Homes Ortigas, its largest condominium community project...

Feel the beauty in value with Hermosa, Vista Global South’s first residential condominium property

With the WFH set up, many city dwellers are packing their bags to work remotely in one of the country's premier resorts.