Philippines told to organize tour groups for visa-free entry to South Korea
It only applies to package tours but there has to be designated travel agencies. It cannot be any travel agency selling Korean packages," Rhee explained. Unfortunately, only Vietnam and Indonesia have so far "designated travel agencies," and the ...
Travel firms, DOT chief ask hotels to lower rates
THE country's oldest and most respected tour operator is appealing to local hotels, especially those in Bohol and Cebu, to cut their rates. Alejandra Clemente, chairman of Rajah Tours Philippines, made this appeal after foreign tourists canceled their ...
ASEAN delegates tour Bohol amid travel warnings
BOHOL – After two days of discussions behind closed doors, delegates here for trade meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) toured the province, unfazed by warnings that several countries earlier issued over reported activities ...
PAL and DOT in San Francisco promote new destinations, travel features
The Philippine hotel and resorts tour operators were Raissa Wynne Teo, President of Mt. Apo Travel & Tours specializing in Davao and Baguio City tour packages; Antonio Ang, general manager of Ang's Tour Inc; Frederick Cuatico, president, Great Sights ...
Travel to Philippines scrapped as more countries issue advisories
Blue Horizons Travel & Tours expects cancellations from Europeans, who are more sensitive to travel advisories and are mindful that trips will no longer be covered by insurance once a country issues them, said Marjorie Aquino, senior sales and ...
US travel ban won't hurt Bohol tourism – provincial exec
TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol- The travel ban issued by the United States government against the Philippines is not expected to make a dent in Bohol's tourism industry. “We don't ... Tour activities and bookings have remained unaffected amid the travel warning.
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DOT still confident of meeting 8 million arrivals target despite Bohol ...
In Photo: Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon T. Teo and Undersecretary Benito C. Bengzon Jr. (to Teo's right) meet with tourism industry stakeholders to discuss ...
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Travel agencies see Catanduanes as next major tourism destination ...
The Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) is projecting the province of Catanduanes to become a major tourism destination in the country in the next ...
Philippines showcases foremost spots at 'Riyadh Travel Fair 2017'
By using the Riyadh Travel Fair platform, the Philippine delegation that includes members from the Philippine Department of Tourism, Cebu Pacific Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Sheridan Hotel and Resorts Palawan and Riyadh-based tour operator Safari ...
Despite Duterte's bloody anti-crime drive, UK travel executives upbeat over PH tourism
A group of travel executives, joined by a team from the ABS-CBN Europe news bureau, flew from the United Kingdom to Manila and Boracay Island to test the viability of Philippine tourism under the new leadership of the crime-busting president President ...