Bong Go tells DOT:  boost country’s international appeal while safeguarding the interests of the Philippines

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his “full support” for the proposed 2020 budget of the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Monday, September 30, at the hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance. “I am one with the Department of Tourism and Secretary (Bernadette Romulo–Puyat) in their efforts to boost the country’s international appeal while […]

Marikina shoemakers open store in Davao City

Branded shoes too pricey for you? Then go to Davao City’s Pasalubong Center where you can now avail quality, fashionable, and affordable shoes following the opening of the first Marikina shoe store for Dabawenyos and tourists. From the country’s known shoe capital, the Marikina Show Trade Fair Marketing Cooperative of the Philippines comes to Davao […]

Grab and DOT team up inviting Filipinos to re-discover the Philippines

Manila, Philippines – Grab Philippines and the Philippine Department of Tourism launched a partnership as part of its commitment to support the DOT’s National Tourism Development Plan 2016-2022. The partnership aims to promote national tourism and help grow the tourism economy in the country. In a memorandum of understanding signed on August 28 at Intramuros, […]

Davao City LGU stops tour agency’s operation

The Davao City government has stopped the operation of one tour agency after this has been found operating without a business permit and other requirements. City Tourism Officer Gene Rose Tecson said the tour organized by Princess Adventours for Bukidnon was intercepted by the CTOO personnel and the Business Bureau ‪Saturday evening‬. Tecson said that […]

Mati’s contingent in Kadayawan’s street dance is 3rd

The contingent from Mati National Comprehensive High School (MNCHS) placed third in the just-concluded Indak-Indak sa Dalan competition in the 34th Kadayawan Festival in Davao City Saturday, August 17. The Mati dancers fought a good fight in defending their championship title they won in last year’s competition for the Open Category. Sindac Anib Performing Ensemble […]