The Department of Tourism (DoT) is now spending less on tourism promotions because it has already crossed the certain threshold in communications awareness as it targets five million tourist arrivals before the end of 2013. More here: Spending less
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Keep calm and smell the roses! That’s my current mantra as I navigate my crazy travel and social schedule, which has brought me from watching the sunrise in Maui to watching “Wicked” with Kiwis in just the past week. And to think that next weekend is the Red Charity Gala already, which co-chair Kaye Tinga and I have been planning for months! More here: Keep calm–and throw a ball
Dubbed NorthPhil Tourism and Travel Expo 2013, the event will showcase the region’s water resources management and conservation efforts in supporting the United Nations International Year of Water and World Tourism Day theme Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future. The NorthPhil expo is a public-private partnership effort of the northern regional offices of the Department […] More here: Northphil Tourism Expo to share wonders of Tourism and Water
Korean retirees and investors were invited to either stay for the long-term in the Philippines or invest in the country. More here: Make the Philippines your investment, retirement destination, Koreans asked
With the new Clark-Dubai route, Emirates offers travelers and OFWs living in the northern part of Luzon a stress- and heavy traffic-free option. Of the 2.7 million Filipinos working in the Middle East, about two-thirds live in Northern and Central Luzon. Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) exports the largest number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) with 18.1 percent of the ... More here: Stress-free travel options
MANILA, Philippines – The status of thousands of Filipino domestic workers in Hong Kong should not be used as leverage in the Chinese territory’s demand for a categorical apology from the Philippine government for the killing of eight Chinese tourists in the hijacking of a tourist bus by a disgruntled policeman in Manila three years ago, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Saturday. The ... More here: Filipino workers not pawns in HK demand for apology – DFA spokesman
MANILA, Philippines - Technology has drastically changed the way people travel. The ubiquity of smartphones and 24/7 connectivity, for instance, has allowed frequent fliers to use websites and mobile apps to book flights and accommodations, keep track of mileage points and other perks, share recommendations and reviews, and post photos ... More here: Technology, travel and 'tweet tourism'
...and it's not just videos! You can also send a creative photo on why we hould pick you as the Y Funbassador Singapore. More here: Want to travel to the Philippines for free? Send us a video like this one!