Tag: Department of Tourism

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...

The difference between quarantine and staycation hotels

While it's been a few months since the government has allowed the operation of staycations in Metro Manila, there still lies some confusion within the public on which hotels are...

Tips for a festive Christmas staycation

The tourism sector has been badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. With tourism activities prohibited in areas under general community quarantine and higher levels, it has been difficult for the...

Phl wins big at prestigious World Travel Awards

Through and through, it’s still more fun in the Philippines. The country bagged top awards at the 27th World Travel Awards (WTA), announced virtually last Nov. 3.

Grand Hyatt Manila continues to light up BGC skyline

Welcomes back leisure guests Although protected by masks, face shields and barriers, every hotel staff gives full-attention and extends boundless and warm Filipino hospitality to visitors —...

Photographers on fave PH destinations

What did Filipino photographers know way before Conde Nast and Forbes did? That the Philippines is gorgeous up and down the archipelago and underwater — it’s not just an ‘emerging destination.’ In the...

Shopping is more fun in the Philippines

Hitting above the target of 8.2 million foreign visitors in 2019, the Department of Tourism (DOT) reported that more than 8.26 million tourists flocked in our country. And according to the survey...

TIEZA approves high-impact tourism infrastructure projects

The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) Board has approved almost P4 billion worth of tourism infrastructure projects that seek to promote sustainable tourism, restore and rehabilitate cultural and historical sites...

Sta. Lucia strengthens tourism portfolio

With more than 7,000 islands offering numerous yet distinct flavors and thrilling adventures, it is not at all surprising to see the country’s tourism sector steadily thriving and consequently fueling progress across...

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Pag-IBIG posts P20.48 B income in H1 2022

Pag-IBIG Fund posted earnings of P20.48 billion in the first half of 2022, an impressive 27 percent increase compared to the same...

Cebu conducts dredging at South Road Properties

The City Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) will conduct a dredging and desilting operation tomorrow at the South Road Properties...

Vidarte Residences by Vista Estates : Elevating the Art of Living

Antipolo, Rizal has, over the years, remained one of the country’s go-to destinations for quick weekend getaways, food crawls, nature adventures, or...

Alviera Country Club top bills the go-to leisure hotspots in the North

Alviera Country Club, the centerpiece of Ayala Land’s Alviera estate in Porac, Pampanga, marked its third-year anniversary last July 30, 2022 at...

Experience life in motion at The Sonnet by Vista Estates

A life in rhythm and harmony is enlivened by the freedom of space and how easy it is to access essentials that...